Born: August 4th
Awards: Nobel Peace Prize (2009)
He is the current president of the USA. He was elected twice: Firstly, on
, 2009 and lastly on the year 2012.
He is one of the most important presidents of the USA ever. First of all,
because he’s the first black president in the whole history of the country.
He won the elections with more than 66 million popular voters and 365
electoral votes, but he didn’t swear as president until January 20th
becoming the 44th
president of the country.
On October 9th
, 2009, he’s given the Nobel Peace Prize for “giving the world
hopes of a better future”, and “for his fight against nuclear arms”. Moreover,
the Norwegian committee said that “Obama made great efforts to reinforce
international relations and to improve cooperation between countries.”
One of his most famous quotes about racism is the following:
“There is not a liberal America and a conservative America - there is the
United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America
and Latino America and Asian America - there's the United States of
Obama has been the first US president that supports the same-sex marriage.
What about his daily life? He says he likes playing basketball and writing, and
he declares himself as a Harry Potter fan. In the year 2006, he won a Grammy
award for his voice on the audio book Dreams from my father.