Abraham Lincoln

1809 - 1865

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (; February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 to 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War, the country's greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. He succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government, and modernizing the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abraham Lincoln has received more than 35,920,271 page views. His biography is available in 176 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 27th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Abraham Lincoln ranks 27 out of 14,801Before him are Constantine the Great, Otto von Bismarck, Mao Zedong, Attila, Cicero, and Winston Churchill. After him are Nero, Mikhail Gorbachev, Queen Victoria, Umar, Maria Theresa, and Richard III of England.

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Among people born in 1809, Abraham Lincoln ranks 3Before him are Charles Darwin and Edgar Allan Poe. After him are Nikolai Gogol, Felix Mendelssohn, Louis Braille, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, William Ewart Gladstone, Bruno Bauer, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and Joseph Liouville. Among people deceased in 1865, Abraham Lincoln ranks 1After him are John Wilkes Booth, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Leopold I of Belgium, Ignaz Semmelweis, Emil Lenz, William Rowan Hamilton, Anna Pavlovna of Russia, Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia, Johann Franz Encke, Robert FitzRoy, and Infante Francisco de Paula, Duke of Cádiz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Abraham Lincoln ranks 7 out of 12,171Before him are Donald Trump (1946), Thomas Jefferson (1743), Thomas Edison (1847), Jimmy Carter (1924), Muhammad Ali (1942), and Edgar Allan Poe (1809). After him are Marilyn Monroe (1926), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Ronald Reagan (1911), Ernest Hemingway (1899), Martin Van Buren (1782), and Hillary Clinton (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Abraham Lincoln ranks 4Before him are Donald Trump (1946), Thomas Jefferson (1743), and Jimmy Carter (1924). After him are Ronald Reagan (1911), Martin Van Buren (1782), Hillary Clinton (1947), John F. Kennedy (1917), James K. Polk (1795), George Washington (1732), Benjamin Franklin (1706), and Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882).