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Lincoln, Abraham (1809–1865)

  • By: Frank J. Williams
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

U.S. president

Presidential scholars unanimously rank Abraham Lincoln as the greatest U.S. president. One sign of his enduring influence as a leader is the fact that more books (estimated at seventeen thousand), journals, newsletters, and organizations have been devoted to preserving his ...

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