- NAME: Abraham Lincoln
- OCCUPATION: U.S. President
- BIRTH DATE: February 12, 1809
- DEATH DATE: April 15, 1865
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Hodgenville, Kentucky
- PLACE OF DEATH: Washington, D.C.
- NICKNAME: Honest Abe
- NICKNAME: The Great Emancipator
BEST KNOWN FOR
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves.