Barack Obama

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II ( (listen); born August 4, 1961) is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Barack Obama was the first African American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barack Obama has received more than 68,735,143 page views. His biography is available in 230 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 372nd most popular politician.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Barack Obama Defends USPS; Attacks 'Administration' For 'Suppressing The Vote'
In normal times, a former president does not criticize a sitting president. These are not normal times. And of course, Barack Obama does not mention Donald Trump by name because he doesn't have to. Everyone depends on the USPS. Seniors for their Social Sec…
The Boston Globe
Barack Obama pointedly criticizes Trump administration over moves to starve Postal Service
Barack Obama on Friday slammed the Trump administration for caring more about “suppressing the vote than suppressing a virus,” as he decried recent moves to starve the United States Postal Service ahead of a presidential election in which millions are expecte…
Barack Obama - Listen to this episode from Campaign HQ with David Plouffe on Spotify. (Spotify)
Spotify: Barack Obama  —  Listen to this episode from Campaign HQ with David Plouffe on Spotify.  President Obama offers his take Joe Biden's choice of Kamala Harris as his running mate and what it says about his decision making as a potential president.  And…
Common Dreams
Bernie Sanders and Barack Obama Agree: Trump's Attack on Postal Service a Direct Assault on 2020 Election
Julia Conley, staff writer Both Sen. Bernie Sanders and former President Barack Obama on Friday raised alarm over President Donald Trump's open attempt to sabotage the U.S. Postal Service, which Trump is refusing to provide with emergency funding.

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Among politicians, Barack Obama ranks 368 out of 14,801Before him are Björn Ironside, Mahmud I, Radovan Karadžić, John Hunyadi, Kangxi Emperor, and Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden. After him are Dick Cheney, Aurelian, Alfred Rosenberg, Hu Jintao, Rüstem Pasha, and Sokollu Mehmed Pasha.

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Among people born in 1961, Barack Obama ranks 1After him are Diana, Princess of Wales, George Clooney, Michael J. Fox, Lothar Matthäus, Ilham Aliyev, Stephen Hillenburg, Eddie Murphy, Nadia Comăneci, Manu Chao, Peter Jackson, and Carl Lewis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barack Obama ranks 112 out of 12,171Before him are Harrison Ford (1942), Steven Seagal (1952), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), William Faulkner (1897), Katharine Hepburn (1907), and Douglas MacArthur (1880). After him are Dick Cheney (1941), Martin Scorsese (1942), Richard Feynman (1918), Grace Hopper (1906), Gerald Ford (1913), and William James (1842).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Barack Obama ranks 25Before him are Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Bill Clinton (1946), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), and Sitting Bull (1831). After him are Dick Cheney (1941), Gerald Ford (1913), John Adams (1735), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), James Monroe (1758), and Andrew Jackson (1767).