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Barack H. Obama, II.

44th President of the United States


"Today I say to you that the challenges we face are real. They are serious and they are many. They will not be met easily or in a short span of time. But know this America: They will be met."

--Inaugural Address, 2009

Full Name: Barack Hussein Obama, II.

Born: August 4, 1961

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii

Father: Barack H. Obama, Sr. (1936-1982)

Step-Father: Lolo Soetoro (1935-1987)

Mother: Ann Dunham (1942-1995)

Wife: Michelle Obama (1964-    )

Married: October 3, 1992

Religious Preference: Unknown

Previous Experience: Lawyer, U.S. Senator

Political Party: Democratic

Age at Inauguration: 47

Term of Office: January 20, 2009 - January 20, 2017

Vice-President: Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (2009-2017)

Election Results

Year Candidate Name Electoral Vote Popular Vote
2008 Barack Obama (D) 365 69,456,000
  John McCain (R) 173 59,934,000
2012 Barack Obama (D) 332 65,446,032
  Mitt Romney (R) 206 60,589,084