President Barack Hussein Obama
Official portrait of Barack Obama
44th President of the United States
In Office:
January 20th, 2009-2013
Vice President: Joe Biden
Preceded by: George W. Bush
Succeeded by: Mitt Romney
Junior Senator from Illinois
In office:
January 3, 2005 - November 16, 2008
Preceded by: Peter Fitzgerald
Succeeded by: Ladda Duckworth
Born: August 4th, 1961 (age 47)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Nationality: American
Political party: Democratic
Spouse: Michelle Obama
Children: Sasha and Melia
Alma mater: Harvard Law
Occupation: Lawyer, Politician
Religion: Reformed Protestant

Barack Hussein Obama II; born August 4, 1961 was the 44th President of the United States. He was the first African American to hold the office. Obama was the junior United States Senator from Illinois from January 2005 until November 2008, when he resigned after defeating Senator John McCain in the 2008 election. Despite his popularity in 08', Obama's approval rating decreased with the damaged economy. He was narrowly defeated by Mitt Romney in 2012.