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Ulysses S. Grant Quick Facts

Name Meaning Ulysses is of Latin origin, a variant of the Greek name “Odysseus,” meaning “wrathful” Vital Stats Birthday: April 27, 1822 Birth Name: Hiram Ulysses Grant, sometimes given as Ulysses Simpson Grant (see...

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Jefferson Davis Quick Facts

Name Meaning Jefferson Davis was named after Thomas Jefferson. The surname means “son of Jeffrey.” Vital Stats Birthday: June 3, 1808 Birth Name: Jefferson Finis Davis Birthplace: Christian County (now Todd), KY Date of...

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Abraham Lincoln Quick Facts

Name Meaning Abraham is of Hebrew origin, meaning “father of a multitude” Vital Stats Birthday: February 12, 1809 Birth Name: Abraham Lincoln Birthplace: Hardin County, KY Date of Death: April 15, 1865 Cause: Assassinated...