Barack Obama

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Nobel prize medal.svg Barack Obama
President Barack Obama.jpg
44t Preses o the Unitit States
Assumed office
Januar 20, 2009
Vice Preses Joe Biden
Preceded by George W. Bush
Unitit States Senator
frae Illinois
In office
Januar 3, 2005 – November 16, 2008
Preceded by Peter Fitzgerald
Succeeded by Roland Burris
Member o the Illinois Senate
frae the 13t destrict
In office
Januar 8, 1997 – November 4, 2004
Preceded by Alice Palmer
Succeeded by Kwame Raoul
Personal details
Born Barack Hussein Obama II
August 4, 1961 (1961-08-04) (age 54)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Naitionality American
Poleetical pairty Democratic
Spoose(s) Michelle Robinson (m. 1992)
  • Malia (b. 1998)
  • Sasha (b. 2001)
Residence White Hoose
Alma mater
Awairds Nobel Peace Prize (2009)
Nobel prize medal.svg

Barack Hussein Obama II (born 4 August 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Unitit States) is the current Preses o the Unitit States. He wis electit Preses o the Unitit States o Americae in 2008. He assumed affice oan 20 Januar 2009. He is the first African American tae haud the affice. Obama afore served as a Unitit States Senator frae Illinois, frae Januar 2005 till he dimitit efter his election tae the presncy in November 2008. Obama wis electit Preses for a seicont time in November 2012.

Obama is a graduate o Columbia University an Harvard Law Schuil, whaur he wis the preses o the Harvard Law Review. He wis a comity organiser in Chicago afore earnin his law gree. He wirked as a ceevil richts lawer in Chicago an taucht constitutional law at the University o Chicago Law Schuil frae 1992 tae 2004.