Knowing your zodiac - birth sign, what are the odds of you becoming the next President of USA?

In this analysis, we will visualize the relation between the Age at Presidency, State of Birth and birth sign.

Sankey diagrams are extremely powerful at expressing flow and relationships.

In the following visualization we are packing multiple dimensions in one big picture


We have packed 5 dimensions namely President name, State, Age at Presidency, Party and Birth sign

We can display and compare the frequency of birth signs or party using these bar charts as well.


The above stacked bar chart, shows the relation between the number of presidents for each party and the stack split shows the birth signs.

Alternatively, using the Sankey



Some simple questions

1. Number of presidents by birth sign


2. Number of presidents by state of birth


3. Number of presidents by political party


Deaths of US Presidents

List of Presidents under the Twenty year curse or Curse of Tippecanoe


Click here to view the interactive Sankey Visualization for Preside...

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Comment by Martin Olivas on September 24, 2015 at 8:22am

Ah, I misunderstood the graph. Thanks for the explanation. No experience with Sankey Diagrams but they look interesting.  I'll have to research further. Nicely done.

Comment by Nilesh Jethwa on September 24, 2015 at 8:15am


  President Kennedy is actually in the Assassinated cause of death but since there is one more layer in between "First attempt" it does not seem obvious

infocaptor was used to build the viz http://infocaptor.com/sankey-diagram-software.php

Comment by Martin Olivas on September 24, 2015 at 8:07am

also what tool was used to create these vizzes?



Comment by Martin Olivas on September 24, 2015 at 8:06am

Cool vizzes but I think President Kennedy is in the wrong section - shouldn't he be in the "Assassinated" cause of death?

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