April 15 - Death Anniversary

    • Born: February 12, 1809 – Died: April 15, 1865
    • He was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
    • In 1831, he went into business, where he proved to be a failure.
    • So he entered politics, but here also he achieved no success.
    • So he reverted back to business in 1834, but he again suffered a failure.
    • In 1841, he had a nervous breakdown.
    • After recovery, he again entered the political arena.
    • He was defeated in the first two chances to run for the Senate in 1855 and 1858 respectively.
    • Ultimately, he was elected president in 1860.
    • He is now known as the architect of modern America.
    • Lincoln led the United States through its greatest constitutional, military, and moral crises—the American Civil War.
    • He succeeded in passing the law, which finally freed all slaves nationwide in December 1865.
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