FACTS ABOUT THE PRESIDENT
the 44th president of the United States and the first African American president in the USA
- Full name: Barack Hussein Obama II. The name Barack means "one who is blessed" in Swahili.
- Birth date: August 4, 1961
- Birth place: Honolulu, Hawaii
- Children: Natasha (Sasha), June 10, 2001, and Malia, July 4, 1998
- November 4, 2008 - Is elected president of the United States with an estimated 66.7 million popular votes and 365 electoral votes.
- December 17, 2008 - Is named Time Magazine's "Person of the Year."
- October 9, 2009 - Is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.