Abraham Lincoln

"Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle."

February 12, 1809
April 15, 1865
Birth Place
Hodgenville, Kentucky, United States of America
Current Place
Springfield, Illinois, United States of America


Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.

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