GossipSloth

8 Facts About Early Life and Career of Barack Obama

source
1

Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, was born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Barack Obama, Sr. and Stanley Ann Dunham, known as Ann.

Barack Hussein Obama Sr. was a Kenyan senior governmental economist and the father of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States.

Stanley Ann Dunham was an American anthropologist who specialized in the economic anthropology and rural development of Indonesia.

Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who is the 44th and current President of the United States.

Biography of Barack Obama: Life and Accomplishments by WatchMojo.com

source
2

Barack Obama spent most of his childhood years in Honolulu, where his mother completed college after his parents divorced.

BARACK OBAMA - AFTER They Were Famous - TRUMP INAUGURATION by Michael McCrudden

Loading...
source
3

Obama started a close relationship with his maternal grandparents.

source
4

In 1965, his mother remarried to Lolo Soetoro from Indonesia.

Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a unitary sovereign state and transcontinental country located mainly in Southeast Asia with some territories in Oceania.

Lolo Soetoro, also known as Lolo Soetoro Mangunharjo or Mangundikardjo, was the Indonesian stepfather of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States.

source
5

Two years later, Dunham took Obama with her to Indonesia to reunite him with his stepfather.

source
6

In 1971, Obama returned to Honolulu to attend Punahou School, from which he graduated in 1979.

Punahou School is a private, co-educational, college preparatory school located in Honolulu CDP, City and County of Honolulu in the U.S. State of Hawaii.

source
7

As a young adult, Obama moved to the contiguous United States, where he was educated at Occidental College, Columbia University, and Harvard Law School.

The contiguous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C., on the continent of North America.

Harvard Law School is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Occidental College is a private liberal arts college located in the Eagle Rock neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

source
8

In Chicago, Obama worked at various times as a community organizer, lawyer, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer of constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School, and later published his memoir Dreams from My Father before beginning his political career in 1997.

Constitutional law is the body of law which defines the relationship of different entities within a state, namely, the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary.

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance is a memoir by Barack Obama, who was elected as U.S. President in 2008.

20 Facts About Biofuels
13 Facts About Norman Borlaug
10 Facts About Steve Smith
16 Facts About African-American Civil Rights Movement
4 Facts About Whiteout
7 Facts About Petro Poroshenko
8 Facts About the Nixon White House Tapes
4 Facts About George R. R. Martin
6 Facts About Vito Corleone
8 Facts About Charitable Organizations
16 Facts About the Tour De France