A List of presidents with the best mustaches and beards. Because it's been far too long (almost 100 years) since we've had a commander in chief with some wicked facial hair.
Lincoln actually didn't have a beard until late in life, when he was the Republican nominee for in 1860. That's when he received a letter from Grace Bedell, an 11-year-old girl who helpfully urged Abe to grow one to compensate for his thin face."All the ladies like whiskers and they would tease their husband's to vote for you and then you would be President," she explained. The rest is history.