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August 4, 1961 (age 60)
Barack Obama is an American politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He was the first African-American president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and as an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.
Signed the Affordable Care Act.
Ended the War In Iraq.
Signed The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Signed The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act.
Repealed the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Act.
“A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.”
“In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.”
“If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.”
“Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled.”