WASHINGTON - JANUARY 20: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk in the Inaugural Parade on January 20, 2009 in Washington, DC. Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the US. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017
A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American president of the United States.