George H.W. Bush becomes longest-living president in U.S. history at 93 years, 166 days


Former President George H.W. Bush hit a milestone on Saturday as he surpassed Gerald Ford as the longest living president in U.S. history.

At 93 years and 166 days, Bush outdid Gerald Ford's 93 years and 165 days. Ford died on December 26, 2006.

Gabe Fleisher of Wake Up 2 Politics tweeted the milestone on Saturday along with a list of U.S. presidents by longevity. 

Bush was hospitalized earlier this year after he developed a "mild case of pneumonia."