A look at the daily routine of Thomas Jefferson, who rose early, drank coffee, and wrote a lot


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Here what the founding father's daily life looked like.


241 years ago, 33-year-old Thomas Jefferson helped draft the Declaration of Independence.

Over the course of his career, he would go on to serve the fledgling United States as governor of Virginia, minister to France, secretary of state, vice president, and, finally, the country's third president.

Despite wearing so many hats in the government, Jefferson adhered to a relatively well-defined schedule throughout his life.

Here's a look at the Founding Father's daily routine: