Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, became the first African-American president in the country's history in 2008. Obama's father was of Kenyan descent while his mother hailed from Kansas. More »

Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was often teased in grade school, and he worked at Baskin-Robbins as a teenager. He was the first black president of the Harvard Law Review. In 1985, he worked on the Develop... More »

President Barack Obama, born in 1961 in Honolulu, is of blended heritage, with his father having been born in Kenya and his mother in Kansas. His parents met at the University of Hawaii's Manoa campus where they were bot... More »

Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, is 6 feet 1 inch tall. He is the eighth-tallest president in the history of the country. More »

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The 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama, turned 53 on Aug. 4, 2014. He was born in Hawaii on Aug. 4, 1961, to an American mother and Kenyan father. He was first elected to the office of president at the age... More »

George Washington, the first president of the United States, became the commander-in-chief of the country by a unanimous vote in 1789. His leadership and reputation earned during the American Revolutionary War made him a... More »

Barack Obama has two daughters, both of whom he had with Michelle Obama. Malia Obama was born in 1998, and Sasha Obama was born in 2001. More »