Barack was born on the 4 of August in Honolulu Hawaii, United States
After graduating from Columbia University he worked for a year at the Business International Corporation, where he was a financial researcher and writer
In 1988 he enrolled in Harvard Law School, where he became the first black president of the Harvard Law Review in his secodn year.
He got engaged in 1991 with Michelle Robinson, then in 1992 they married on October 3.
In 1996 Obama was elected to the Illinois Senate. He sponsored a law that increased tax credits for low-income workers, negotiated welfare reform and promoted increased subsidies for childcare. He was reelected in 1998 and again in 2002
1998 - 2001
Obama´s first daughter, Malia Ann was born in 1998, followed by a second daughter , Natasha in 2001
Obama was sworn in as a senator on January 3, 2005, becoming the only Senate member of the Congressional Black Caucus.
Candidacy for president
On February 10, 2007, Obama announced his candidacy for President of the United States in front of the Old State Capitol building in Springfield , Illinois
On November 4, 2008 Obama won the presidency with 365 votes to 173 received by McCain , the other candidate. He became the first afroamerican president to be elected in the United States.
On April 4, 2011 Obama announced his reelction campaign for 2012. On November 6, 2012 he won 332 electoral votes exceeding the 270 required for him to be reelected as president.