Obama, Barack


May 28, 2022

Barack Hussein Besen II (English Barack Hussein Obama II, pronounced [bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə] amer.: /Bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn ɵˈbɑːmə ði ˈSɛkənd /; born August 4, 1961, Gonolulu, US 1st President of the United States from January 20, 2009 to January 20, 2017. Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2009. Before being elected president, he was a federal senator from Illinois. He was first elected in November 2008 and re-elected for a second presidential term in 2012. The first African American to be nominated for the presidency of the United States by one of the two largest parties, and the first black president in the national history of heads of state, as well as a president with an African surname and a middle name of Arabic etymological origin. Obama is a mulatto, but, unlike most black Americans, not a descendant of slaves, but the son of a student from Kenya and a white American (Stanley Ann Dunham). A graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was also the first ever African American, editor of the university's Harvard Law Review. Obama has also worked as a community organizer and civil rights attorney. He taught constitutional law at the Chicago Law Institute from 1992 to 2004 and was simultaneously elected to the Illinois Senate three times between 1997 and 2004. After an unsuccessful attempt to run in 2000 for the US House of Representatives, in January 2003 he ran for the US Senate. After winning the primaries (primary) in March 2004, Obama delivered the keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention in July 2004. He was elected to the Senate in November 2004 with 70% of the vote. As a member of the 109th Democratic Minority in Congress, he helped create laws to regulate conventional weapons and increase transparency in the use of the state budget. He also made official trips to Eastern Europe (including Russia), the Middle East and Africa. While serving in the 110th Congress, he helped create laws related to election fraud, lobbying, climate change, nuclear terrorism, and demobilized US military personnel. Obama announced the desire