Historical Who is Who

LINCOLN, Abraham

1809 - 1865
United States
POLITICS

 

16th President of the USA, renowned for his role in the abolition of slavery and the defeat of states challenging this in the American Civil War. He relied on a ‘common touch’ from his small-town background along with his legal training to frame the persuasive moral thrust of his political campaigning and judgement.

Life

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