In full : Barack Hussein Obama || (age : 51) Born : Aug. 4, 1961, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. Race : African-American Parents : S. Ann Dunham, Barack Obama Sr. Wife : Michelle Obama Childrens : Natasha Obama & Malia Ann Obama
44th president of the U.S.A (2009-present) He is the first African-American to hold the Office of U.S president. Before winning the presidency, Obama represented Illinois in the U.S Senate(’05- ’08)
In 2009 he was awarded the Nobel peace prize “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” He was the third African-American to be elected to that body since the end of reconstruction. (1877)
Obama’s father Barack Obama, Sr., was a senior economist in the Kenyan govt. Obama’s mother, S. Ann Dunham and her family settled in Honolulu. In 1961, they met in a Russian lang. class at the University of Hawaii and married less than a year later. In 1964, when Obama was 2, Ann and Barack Sr. divorced.