This person:

  • Was born in 1809.
  • Failed in business in 1831.
  • Lost election for state legislature in 1832.
  • Failed again in business in 1834.
  • Suffered through his sweetheart dying in 1835.
  • Had a Nervous breakdown in 1836.
  • Lost second political race in 1838.
  • Was defeated for Congress in 1843.
  • Was defeated for Congress in 1846.
  • Was defeated for Congress in 1848.
  • Was defeated for US Senate in 1855.
  • Was defeated for Vice President in 1856.
  • Was defeated for US Senate in 1858.
  • Was elected President in 1860.

 

Who was this person?

Abraham Lincoln

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