Richard Milhouse Nixon (January 9, 1913-April 22, 1914) was the 37th President of the United States from 1969 to 1974. Before then, he was Dwight D. Eisenhower's Vice President from 1953 to 1961. He lost the 1960 presidential election against Senator John F. Kennedy, but later won election in both 1968 and 1972. Nixon was most infamous for his involvement in the cover-up of the Watergate scandal. Shortly after impeachment process was started against him, Nixon announced his resignation. His second Vice President, Gerald Ford, gave him a full pardon afterwards.