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 4,526,767 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Mary Todd Lincoln is the 277th most popular companion (up from 280th in 2019), the 1,218th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,233rd in 2019) and the 6th 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 277 out of 687Before her are Clarice Orsini, Jeanne d'Évreux, Julia Drusilla, Christina of Saxony, Louise of Great Britain, and Pat Nixon. After her are Joseph Ferdinand of Bavaria, Ealhswith, Flavia Maximiana Theodora, Constance of Castile, Statilia Messalina, and Dorothea of Brandenburg.

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Among people born in 1818, Mary Todd Lincoln ranks 20Before her are Leconte de Lisle, Charles III, Prince of Monaco, Sophie of Württemberg, August Wilhelm von Hofmann, Angelo Secchi, and Emperor Norton. After her are Thomas Mayne Reid, François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville, Amalia of Oldenburg, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Frederick Douglass, and Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria. Among people deceased in 1882, Mary Todd Lincoln ranks 16Before her are Louis Blanc, William Stanley Jevons, Francesco Hayez, Joseph Liouville, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Léon Gambetta. After her are Sergey Nechayev, Vasily Perov, Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, Ignacy Łukasiewicz, Henri Giffard, and Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Todd Lincoln ranks 1,218 out of 15,968Before her are Frank B. Kellogg (1856), John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Lita Grey (1908), Bob Newhart (1929), Pat Nixon (1912), and Britney Spears (1981). After her are Cesar Romero (1907), Alyson Hannigan (1974), Condoleezza Rice (1954), Virginia Apgar (1909), Sam Cooke (1931), and Ken Kesey (1935).

Among COMPANIONS In United States

Among companions born in United States, Mary Todd Lincoln ranks 6Before her are Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929), Priscilla Presley (1945), Michelle Obama (1964), Linda McCartney (1941), and Pat Nixon (1912). After her are Laura Bush (1946), Rosalynn Carter (1927), Mamie Eisenhower (1896), Martha Washington (1731), Wild Bill Hickok (1837), and Abigail Adams (1744).