Friday, September 9, 2011

Fact about Barack Obama !!!

Barack Obama has become the 44th president of the United States on January 20, 2009. He becomes the first African-American to adorn the throne of the White House.

Well, here are some facts about President Barack Obama that may be of interest to you. Obama was born to a kenyan father and white american mother on August 4, 1961. But his father and mother separated when Obama was two years old.

It is also of great interest to know about Barack Obama’s childhood. After Barack Obama sr, his father left for Kenya, his mother Ann Dunham married Lolo Soetor, an Indonesian man. They then moved on to Indonesia, where Obama lived until he was ten years. He then moved on to Hawaii and spent the days with his grandparents. Graduating from Punahou School, he left for Los Angeles and joined the Occidental College and then went to Columbia University where he did his majors in Political science.

Coming to the facts about Obama post college life, he moved on to Chicago to work as director in the Developing Communities Project. He later studied at the Law School, Harvard, where he rose to become the first black president of the journal – “Harvard Law Review”. After his college life, Obama went to Chicago, where he involved himself with the civil rights and taught constitutional law.

Well, taking on the  Barack Obama’s career, he went to work with a financial consultancy in New York and also a consumer organisation soon after his college life. He was also a summer associate at the Law Firm, Sidley Austin. An interesting fact about Obama to be mentioned here is that he met his wife, Michelle Robinson Obama.

The most interesting fact about President Barack Obama before he joined the Illinois Senate in 1996 is that he got involved in many activities like teaching, practising and also had actively participated in politics. An important fact of Barack’s tenure as a senator is that he was involved in the welfare/ ethics legislation. He also supported the video tapping of homicide investigations. Well, while talking on the facts about Obama, it should be noted that he rose to fame after the keynote speech at the 2004 democrat convention.

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