How many signatures are there on The Declaration of Independence?

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  • 56 correct

    There are 56 signatures on the Declaration of Independence. Of course, everyone knows John Hancock’s signature, but there were also a few other well-known political figures who signed the Declaration. Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and Benjamin Franklin. Most people assume that the signing took place on July 4, but that’s just when wording of the Declaration was approved. The signing didn’t come until almost a month after.

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