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Abraham Lincoln:

Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809. His father's name was Thomas Lincoln. His mother's name was Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was the second child of them.

Abraham Lincoln was mainly a self educated person. He was born in a poor family. His formal education was from traveling teachers. He was very interesting for learning. He was a versatile genius. He became a lawyer. 

For poverty, he gave financial support to his family in his childhood. His wife's name was Mary Todd. He had four sons. He loved his family much. Unfortunately, his three sons died in their early age.

Abraham Lincoln became the 16th president of the united states. He was undoubtedly a world famous president of the united states. He was in power from 1661-1865. In 1863, he removed custom of slavery with Emancipation Proclamation. During his reign, civil war began in America. During the civil war, Abraham Lincoln launched a paper currency. It was called "Greenback".

In 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered Gettysburg speech. It was only three minutes longer. It was only 272 words. He said that-

"Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people."

"Gettysburg Address"

There are many famous quotes of Abraham Lincoln. Some are in the following-

" The ballot is stronger than bullet."

" With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness is the right, as good gives us to see the right."

"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time."

"The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend"

"No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar".

"Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory".

Abraham Lincoln was the proponent of honest neighbor policy. In 15 April, 1865, the greatest superstar of the world was killed by a assassin.

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