Barack Hussein Obama II (born Barack Hussein Obama II - 4 August 1961, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA) - is the 44th (January 20, 2009) and current President of the United States
The first African American nominated for president of the United States.
Obama announced his desire to run for president in February 2007 and was formally nominated at the Democratic National Convention in 2008, along with the candidate for vice president - Senator from Delaware Joe Biden.
Obama became the third U.S. president, after Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, received the Nobel Peace Prize while in office (he was also awarded to former president Jimmy Carter).
Father - Barack Hussein Obama Sr. (1936-1982) - Kenyan, the son of the sorcerer of the Luo people. Mother - Stanley Ann Dunham (1942-1995) - was born on a military base in Kansas City in a family of Americans, Christians, but later became an agnostic.
As an adult, admitted that in school had smoked marijuana, took cocaine and alcohol
<ul><li>worked at the International Business Corporations and the New York research center. </li></ul><ul><li>working as a community organizer in poor areas of the city. </li></ul><ul><li>«Harvard Law Review». </li></ul>
February 10, 2007 before the old State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois, Obama announced his candidacy for president of the United States
January 29, the U.S. Congress supported plan of stimulusation the U.S. economy, proposed by U.S. president.
He signed by the Denver passed U.S. Congress anti-crisis plan at $ 787 billion.
Since 1992, Barack Obama is married to Michelle Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964)
<ul><li>Interesting Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking; </li></ul><ul><li>Obama regularly confused with the "terrorist number 1" Osama bin Laden; </li></ul><ul><li>Obama - a lefty; </li></ul>
<ul><li>After the victory of Barack Obama's U.S. presidential election was renamed highest mountain in honor of Obama; </li></ul><ul><li>During an interview with CNBC television in the White House, Obama killed a fly. </li></ul>