11 Facts About Barack Obama You Didn’t Know About
Barack Obama winning the U.S. elections in 2009 as the first African American to hold office shocked the world. He’s been the most popular President of all times. From being a graduate from Harvard to being the 44th President of the United States, he is loved by millions. These facts here will make you love him even more.
Barack Obama was the first sitting U.S. President to visit a federal prison.
Obama had toured a federal prison in Oklahoma in July 2015. In an unpredictable visit, Obama met with half a dozen inmates at the El Reno prison, outside Oklahoma City. The objective of the trip was part of a week long push by the White House to focus attention on the president’s call for criminal justice reform.
President Barack Obama calls UK’s Prime Minister David Cameroon “Bro”.
Famous left-handed people include Napoleon, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Einstein, Newton, Bill Gates, Oprah and Obama.
Lefties seem to rule the world. Oh, how we wish we were lefties too!
In 2012, a Somalian militant group offered a bounty of 10 Camels for Barack Obama and 2 for information on Hillary Clinton.
Al-Shabaab had offered a reward for information on Obama‘s whereabouts — 10 camels. This was a mocking response to the U.S. bounty of up to $7m for the whereabouts of the al-Shabaab founder and leader Ahmed Abdi aw Mohamud Godane.
There’s an Obama Fried Chicken (OFC) in China.
Seems like KFC has their biggest rivals of all times!
In 1961, Robert F Kennedy said that the United States would have a black President within 40 years.
The prediction did come true. Obama was elected as the First ever African American President in January 2009, as the 44th President Of the United States of America.
President Obama has read every Harry Potter book.
All of us just LOVE the harry Potter series. He seems to be just another fan! All hail J K Rowling!
Barack Obama’s late father was a senior economist for the Kenyan government.
Barack Obama has won a Grammy for the audio version of his memoir, “Dreams From My Father” in 2006.
It was first published in 1995. The book chronicles the events of Obama’s life up until his entry into law school in 1988.
Barack Obama has the most followers on Twitter of any other world leader.
Barack Obama has around 72.3 million followers on twitter and counting. He is said to tweet the most appropriate and witty things. Follow him and be ready to be inspired!
Obama became the first sitting US President to visit Cuba in almost a century.
Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced last year that they would begin normalizing ties after a half-century of Cold War opposition.
Mr. Obama, you will always be my favorite. Thank you for happening to us!