Known as one of the greatest Presidents in U.S history, he led the Union against the Confederacy during the American Civil War and emerged victorious. He was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth on April 15, 1865.
- In-universe: Lincoln is still acknowledged, albeit not mentioned or discussed in Olympus Has Fallen.
- Mike Banning uses a bust statue of Lincoln's head to kill a terrorist intruding into one of the White House rooms. 
- Lincoln is also shown in one of the scenes set in Lincoln Bedroom, which is during the terrorist takeover by Kang Yeonsak and the Koreans for United Freedom movement.