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Write a short biographical sketch of Barak Obama. You may take clues from the following notes:

Date and place of birth: 4 Aug 1961, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Birth name: Barack Hussein Obama II

Father/ Mother: white American mother, Ann Dunham, and black Kenyan father,Barack Obama Sr.

Married to Michelle Robinson; has two daughters with her

Education: Columbia University and Harvard Law School

Achievements: elected to the U.S. Senate as a Democrat in 2004

won the elections for President in 2008—first African-American ever elected

sworn as the 44th President of the United States in January 2009


The US president, Barack Hussein Obama II was born on 4 August 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA to an American mother, Ann Dunham and a black Kenyan father,Barack Obama Sr. He is married to Michelle Robinson and is blessed with two lovely daughters. Obama was educated at Columbia University and the Harvard Law School. In the year 2004, he was elected to the US Senate as a Democrat. He won elections for the President in 2008 and became the first African-American President, ever. He swore as the 44th President of the United States in January 2009.

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Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalamborn 15 October 1931) usually referred to asDr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, is an Indian scientist and administrator who served as the11thPresident of Indiafrom 2002 to 2007. Kalam was born and raised inRameswaram, Tamil Nadu, studied physics at theSt. Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli, and aerospace engineering at theMadras Institute of Technology(MIT),Chennai.

Before his term as President, he worked as an Aerospace engineer withDefence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) andIndian Space Research Organisation(ISRO).[1]Kalam is popularly known as theMissile Man of Indiafor his work on the development ofballistic missileandlaunch vehicletechnology.[2]He played a pivotal organizational, technical and political role in India'sPokhran-IInuclear tests in 1998, the first since theoriginal nuclear test by Indiain 1974. Some scientific experts have however called Kalam a man with no authority over nuclear physics but who just carried on the works ofHomi J. BhabhaandVikram Sarabhai.[3]

Kalam was elected the President of India in 2002, defeatingLakshmi Sahgaland was supported by both theIndian National Congressand theBharatiya Janata Party, the major political parties ofIndia. He is currently a visiting professor atIndian Institute of Management Shillong,Indian Institute of Management AhmedabadandIndian Institute of Management Indore, honorary fellow ofIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore,[4]Chancellorof theIndian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram, a professor of Aerospace Engineering atAnna University(Chennai), JSS University (Mysore) and an adjunct/visiting faculty at many other academic and research institutions across India.

Kalamadvocated plans to develop India into a developed nation by 2020 in his bookIndia 2020. He has received several prestigious awards, including theBharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour. Kalam is known for his motivational speeches and interaction with the student community in India.[5]He launched his mission for the youth of the nation in 2011 called theWhat Can I Give Movementwith a central theme to defeatcorruption in India.

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