Which presidents were most unhealthy

Published On: Sep 27 2012 02:55:46 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 10 2012 12:03:45 AM EDT

The health of a president can change the attitude of a nation -- or the course, if he dies. Take a look at how healthy some of our past leaders were.

Abraham Lincoln
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Library of Congress

Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865) had a list of ailments including malaria, severe frostbite, smallpox and marfanism, which attributed to his unusual physique. Some reported that he also had syphilis.

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