Abraham Lincoln Facts

abraham lincoln facts

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He served the nation from 1861 to 1865. Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest leaders of that time. He led and carried out United State from the American Civil War. Read below some interesting Abraham Lincoln Facts.

Abraham Lincoln Facts.

12 February 1809 was the birthdate of Abraham Lincoln as well as Charles Darwin.

Abe was nick name of Abraham Lincoln. But he hated to be called Abe.

¬†Lincoln’s mother killed with poisoned milk when he is only 9 years old child.

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Lincoln was a wrestler in his younger days. He was defeated in just 1 in 300 matches.

With the height of 6 feet and 4 inches, he was the tallest US president and he wore the biggest shoes in US president history. The number of his shoes was 14.

He was a lawyer . Abe practised law without any degree.

He was also a licensed Bartender.

He was first major leader to propose that women should have rights to vote.

Lincoln started growing his beard,after a 11 year old girl convinced him.

He used his hat as locker. He kept important document in it.

Abraham Lincoln suffered from depression and avoid to carry knives in fear of that he would use those knives on him.

Robert son of Abraham was saved from an accident by the brother of his father’s murderer.

Lincoln knew about his murder. He dreamt about it.

It was Good Friday when Lincoln was killed.

A famous actor murdered him. Lincoln was a fan of this actor. His pet dog Fido was also murdered.

A gang of Chicago tried to steal his corpse (dead body) from the tomb in 1876 for ransom of $200,000.

His no any descendants is living. The last one of his known descendants died in 1985, was his great-grandson.

In 2009 it is discovered that there is a secret message engraved in Lincoln’s pocket watch by the jeweller.

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