|45th President of the United States|
January 20, 2009
|Preceded by:||Hillary Clinton|
|United States Senator from Illinois|
January 3, 2005 - November 16, 2008
|Member of the U.S. House fo Representatives from Illinois 1st district|
January 3, 2001 - January 3, 2005
August 4 1961, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson
Harvard Law School
|Occupation:||Lawyer, Professor, Politician|
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is the 45th President of the United States, and the first African American to hold the office. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he served as President of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organiser in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2000.