Life of Barack Obama (before 1995)

Events

Barack Obama is born in Honolulu, Hawaii.

August 4th, 1961

Barack moves to Jakarta, Indonesia.

1966

Barack meets his father for the first and only time in his life.

1971

Barack moves back to Honolulu.

1971

Barack begins college at Occidental College in Los Angeles.

1979

Barack graduates from high school.

1979

Barack Obama's father dies in a car accident.

1982

Barack graduates from Colombia University in New York City.

1983

Barack moves to Chicago to work as a community organizer.

1985

Barack visits his father's family in Kenya for the first time.

1988

Barack begins law school at Harvard.

1988

Barack marries his wife, Michelle Robinson.

1992