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Find out the most interesting facts about US president, Barack Obama. Learn and share, today!

  • Barack Hussein Obama II was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 4, 1961.
  • His name means “one who is blessed” in Swahili.
  • Obamawas the first African American to be elected president.
    Obama Facts

    Obama once said the three men he admired the most were Mahatma Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Barack can speak Indonesian and some Spanish.
  • A key achievement during the presidency of Barack Obama was the ending of the war in Iraq.
  • Obama was awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Barack is the first U.S. president to endorse same-sex marriage.
  • Obama has sponsored bills ranging from lobbying and electoral fraud, climate change, weapons control, nuclear terrorism, and better veterans care.
  • Is the first U.S. president to address the U.K. Parliament.
  • Obama was the first to raise the threat of avian flu on the Senate floor.
  • Barack Obama is certainly a 21st century president, and has a YouTube Channel since 2006.
  • Obama is left-handed – the sixth post-war president to be left-handed.
  • Growing up, Obama collected Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian comics.
  • Obama worked at Baskin-Robbins as a teenager and now dislikes ice cream.
  • He has read every Harry Potter book with Malia, his eldest daughter.

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