Barack Hussein Obama II served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. Obama is born on August 4, 1961. He came from humble beginnings. Belonging to the Democratic Party, he is the first African American who served as the President.
Before presidency he served as a senator from Illinois during 2005 to 2008. In February 2007 Obama announced his candidacy for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. On November 4, 2008, Obama defeated Republican candidate John McCain, to win election as the 44th president of the United States and on January 20, 2009, his inauguration took place.
Just after nine months, Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his extraordinary efforts in strengthening international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.
Obama enjoyed soaring popularity during his early working tenure. He took a number of steps in rebuilding the image of America globally which was little faded under the presidency of Bush.
Obama signed many landmark bills. One of the biggest reforms is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which is often referred to as “Obamacare”.
In 2012, Obama was re-elected as the President of the United States and continued his second term. He left the office in January 2017 with a clean and clear image between the citizens.
Obama is among the most admired presidents of America. His life and his down to earth living style is always an inspiration to the people.