Be it the Gettysburg Address or the tragic assassination at Ford’s Theatre, the key events of Abraham Lincoln’s life have secured their place in the history books. But there is of course more to the man than what we all learned in high school.

From his wrestling career to the reason he grew his beard, these lesser-known Abraham Lincoln facts are as fascinating as they are bizarre.

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After checking out these Abraham Lincoln facts, investigate whether or not Lincoln was actually America's first gay president. Then, see how much the Civil War aged Lincoln in this fascinating before-and-after photo comparison.

John Kuroski
John Kuroski is the Assistant Editor of All That Is Interesting.