What exact day was Abraham Lincoln elected president?
His first term, November 6th, 1860; his second term, he was re-elected on November 8, 1864.
It is 2 4 year terms so all together 8 years and they do not have to be back to back. The exact text of the 22nd Amendment:"Section 1. No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be…
John Adams was 61 when elected president. The actual election was held from Friday, November 4 to Wednesday, December 7, 1796. So his exact age when he was elected is somewhat ambiguous but he was 61 years (plus some number of days) old when he was elected. He was 61 years, 125 days when he took office on Mar 4, 1797
That exact phrase comes from Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address", but the idea that governments can only be legitimate when the people themselves control them is much older. ______________________________________________________________________ Well, somebody's got a way with words! Anyways, the answer is, yes, ABRAHAM LINCOLN. Lu, meh!