Fact: "Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of USA"
I know that Abraham Lincoln was a president of USA but I don't know the number/order. How do I pose this as a Question in English?
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[from Latin successio, from succēdere to succeed]
sucˈcessional adj sucˈcessionally adv
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Google gives a lot of results on what number X was Y? construction. Nor sure if it's correct, I'm not a native speaker.