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President Abraham Lincoln Facts

Photo of President Lincoln taken in 1863
President Lincoln in 1863
On April 14th of 1865 President Abraham Lincoln was shot in the head and soon after died making him the first assassinated U.S. President. This great president who lead the United States of America through its greatest crisis in history, the American Civil War, would not be there to help the country reunite and move forward. Most historians rank Lincoln as the greatest U.S. President. In the list of facts below you will find a summary of President Abraham Lincoln's life; with information including where he was born and raised, how he became president, who assassinated him, and why he is considered the greatest U.S. President.

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