12 Jun Abraham Lincoln
Dead: 15 April 1865
In: Tomba Lincoln, Monument Avenue, Springfield, Illinois, Stati Uniti
He was an American statesman, politician, and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War, its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.
He preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the U.S. economy.