Barack Obama

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Barack Hussein Obama II ( (listen) bə-RAHK hoo-SAYN oh-BAH-mə; born August 4, 1961) is an American politician, lawyer, and author who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and as an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barack Obama has received more than 87,748,969 page views. His biography is available in 233 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 230 in 2019). Barack Obama is the 347th most popular politician (up from 368th in 2019), the 118th most popular biography from United States (down from 112th in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Politician.

Barack Obama is most famous for being the first African-American president of the United States. He was elected in 2008 and served two terms.

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Among politicians, Barack Obama ranks 347 out of 15,710Before him are Pertinax, Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, Alaric I, Mahidevran, Louis II of Hungary, and George V. After him are Goliath, Liu Bei, Cambyses II, Vyacheslav Molotov, Caesarion, and Theodosius II.

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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, Stephen Hillenburg, Bill de Blasio, Eddie Murphy, Ilham Aliyev, Nadia Comăneci, Enya, and Peter Jackson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barack Obama ranks 118 out of 15,968Before him are Douglas MacArthur (1880), Milton Friedman (1912), Ted Bundy (1946), Katharine Hepburn (1907), William James (1842), and Harvey Weinstein (1952). After him are Sharon Tate (1943), J. D. Salinger (1919), Grace Hopper (1906), Richard Feynman (1918), John Steinbeck (1902), and Carl Rogers (1902).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Barack Obama ranks 27Before him are Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Bill Clinton (1946), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Gerald Ford (1913), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), and Sitting Bull (1831). After him are Woodrow Wilson (1856), John Tyler (1790), Bernie Sanders (1941), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), John Adams (1735), and George Marshall (1880).

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