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Mary Todd Lincoln

1818 - 1882

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Mary Ann Todd Lincoln (December 13, 1818 – July 16, 1882) served as First Lady of the United States from 1861 until the assassination of her husband, President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Mary Lincoln was a member of a large and wealthy, slave-owning Kentucky family. She was well educated. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Todd Lincoln has received more than 4,829,786 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Mary Todd Lincoln is the 316th most popular companion (down from 277th in 2019), the 1,388th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,217th in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Companion.

Mary Todd Lincoln is most famous for being the wife of Abraham Lincoln.

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Among companions, Mary Todd Lincoln ranks 316 out of 673Before her are Princess Ileana of Romania, Princess Taiping, Berengaria of Portugal, Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Maria Francisca of Savoy, and Jeanne d'Évreux. After her are Maria Cristina of Savoy, Domitia Longina, Farida of Egypt, Amélie of Leuchtenberg, Adelaide of Aquitaine, and Judith of Flanders.

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Among people born in 1818, Mary Todd Lincoln ranks 23Before her are Leconte de Lisle, Sophie of Württemberg, Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria, August Wilhelm von Hofmann, Frederick Douglass, and Angelo Secchi. After her are Thomas Mayne Reid, Amalia of Oldenburg, Richard Jordan Gatling, François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville, Hermann Kolbe, and Tewodros II. Among people deceased in 1882, Mary Todd Lincoln ranks 17Before her are Francesco Hayez, William Stanley Jevons, Léon Gambetta, Joseph Liouville, Vasily Perov, and Sergey Nechayev. After her are Ewelina Hańska, Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Henri Giffard, Ignacy Łukasiewicz, and Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Todd Lincoln ranks 1,388 out of 18,182Before her are Paul Stanley (1952), Tom Ford (1961), Ethan Hawke (1970), Barnett Newman (1905), Jane Wyman (1917), and Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. (1941). After her are John Sturges (1910), Wes Anderson (1969), Richard Winters (1918), David Morse (1953), Ken Thompson (1943), and Alan Greenspan (1926).

Among COMPANIONS In United States

Among companions born in United States, Mary Todd Lincoln ranks 8Before her are Priscilla Presley (1945), Laura Bush (1946), Rosalynn Carter (1927), Michelle Obama (1964), Martha Washington (1731), and Linda McCartney (1941). After her are Mamie Eisenhower (1896), Pat Nixon (1912), Wild Bill Hickok (1837), Abigail Adams (1744), Neilia Hunter Biden (1942), and Ellen Axson Wilson (1860).