Barack Obama Born: August 4, 1961 age 50 Honolulu,Hawaii, U.S. Political party: Democratic Party Spouse(s): Michelle Robinso...
August 4, 1961
|Political party:||Democratic Party|
|Spouse(s):||Michelle Robinson (1992–present)|
|Children:||Malia (born:1998) |
|Residence:||White House (Official) |
Chicago, Illinois (Private)
|Alma mater:||Occidental College |
Columbia University (BA)
Harvard Law School (JD)
|Profession:||Community organizer |
Constitutional law professor
Barack Hussein Obama II born August 4, 1961 is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama served as U.S. Senator from Illinois from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the presidential elections of 2008.Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was the president of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights lawyer in Chicago and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. He served three terms representing District 13 in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004.
After an unsuccessful bid against Democratic incumbent for a seat in the House of Representatives United States in 2000, Obama ran for U.S. Senate in 2004. Several events led him to national attention during the campaign, including his primary victory in March 2004 Illinois Democratic Senate for the election and his speech at the Democratic National Convention in July 2004. He won election to U.S. Senate in Illinois in November 2004. His presidential campaign in February 2007, and after a close campaign in the 2008 Democratic primary for president against Hillary Rodham Clinton, who won his party's nomination. In the 2008 presidential election, defeated Republican candidate John McCain and was inaugurated on January 20, 2009. In October 2009, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.