10 Interesting and Unknown Facts about Barack Obama

Barack Obama is the former President of United States of America, which makes him the most influential person on the planet. Born as Barack Hussein Obama II, on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a bi racial with a white mother, Ana Dunham and black father from Kenya, Barack Hussein Obama.

Later his parents separated and Barack lived with his mother, who married an Indonesian. He is a qualified lawyer from Harvard Law School and worked as professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, before entering active politics in the late nineties. He is married to Michelle Obama since 1992 and they have two daughters, Malia and Sasha. Obama was sworn in as the first Black President of USA on January 20, 2009. He has made huge economic, educational and social reforms during his term as the President.

Barack Obama

Here are 10 most interesting and unknown facts about Barack Obama:

#1. As a child, when Barack moved to Indonesia with his mother and stepfather, he tasted several exotic delicacies including snake meat, dog meat and roasted grasshoppers. He raised a pet ape and called him Tata.

#2. After spending four years in Indonesia, he came back to Hawaii to live with his maternal grandparents. His maternal grandmother lovingly called him Bar and Bear.

#3. He used to play basketball in school and was quite a capable player of the game. His amazing skills had his friends call him by the nickname of “O Bomber”. He was an avid fan of Spiderman and Conan the Barbarian comic books as a young boy.

#4. As a youngster, Obama did a part time job with the famous ice cream chain, Baskin Robbins. He says that he is not fond of ice creams, probably because he had a lot of it when he worked there.

2 thoughts on “10 Interesting and Unknown Facts about Barack Obama”

  1. Umakant Sharma says:

    Welcome to India Sir

  2. Rajnish Kumar says:

    Its great that president of USA is coming to India on this Republic Day.

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