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Mary Todd Lincoln

First Lady of the United States Mary Todd Lincoln

Profession: First Lady of the United States

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: The wife of the sixteenth President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and the First Lady of the United States from 1861 to 1865.

Born: December 13, 1818
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: July 16, 1882 (aged 63)

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Married Life

  • 1842-11-04 American socialite Mary Todd (23) weds Illinois Congressman and lawyer Abraham Lincoln (33) in Springfield, Illinois

Historical Events

  • 1870-07-14 The United States Congress grants Mary Todd Lincoln a life pension in the amount of $3,000 a year

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