Amazing Abraham Lincoln Facts


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1. Abraham Lincoln failed to get elected five times to Congress and the Senate before being elected president.
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2. Rich people without a college degree: Abraham Lincoln Walt Disney Bill Gates Mark Zuckerberg Henry Ford Thomas Edison Steve Jobs
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3. Abraham Lincoln hated being called "Abe."
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4. "Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be." - Abraham Lincoln
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5. On Mount Rushmore, in the Black Hills of South Dakota, 60 foot busts of four US presidents, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln were carved to celebrate the first 150 years of American independence.
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6. Abraham Lincoln only had a beard for the last five years of his life.

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7. Abraham Lincoln once claimed, 'Women are the only things that cannot hurt me that I am afraid of.'
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8. Abraham Lincoln faces to the right on a penny while all the other presidents face to the left on US coins.
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9. Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln has the exact same birthday: February 12, 1809.
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10. Plywood was invented by Alfred Nobel’s father Abraham Lincoln’s wife was an opium addict.
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11. According to his wife Mary, Abraham Lincoln’s hobby was cats.
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12. Actors George Clooney and Tom Hanks are both related to former U.S. president Abraham Lincoln.

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