There were two Presidents in the year 1865.
The first was Abraham Lincoln. He was the 16th President of the United States. He took office on March 4, 1861 and was assassinated on April 14, 1865.
He was then followed by Andrew Johnson, who was the 17th President, taking office on April 15, 1865 and leaving office on March 4, 1869.
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