- Born date: 1809-02-12
- Born in: Hardin County, Kentucky
- Death date: 1865-04-15
- Death in: Washington, D.C.
Abraham Lincoln /ˈeɪbrəhæm ˈlɪŋkən/ (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional and political crisis.Wikipedia