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Obama, Barack

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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Barack Hussein
  • Variants

    • Obama, Barak
    • Обама, Барак
    • Obama, Barry
    • Obama, Barack Hussein, II
    • Soetoro, Barry
    • Obamah, Baraḳ
    • Opāmā, Parāk
    • Ompama, Barak
    • Ομπάμα, Μπαράκ
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1961-08-04
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1992
        • Affiliation End: 2004
        • Organization: (naf) University of Chicago. Law School
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1997
        • Affiliation End: 2004
        • Organization: (naf) Illinois. General Assembly. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 2005
        • Affiliation End: 2008
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Honolulu (Hawaii)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

        Community organizer
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      • Sources

        • found: Dreams from my father, 1995:CIP t.p. (Barack Obama)
        • found: Feinstein, S. Barack Obama, 2008:ECIP t.p. (Barack Obama) ECIP text (Barack Obama was born Aug. 4, 1961 in Honolulu; his father was from Kenya; his parents called him Barry [used throughout text]; while he was in college, he started to call himself by his Kenyan name, Barack; he took pride in the name; in 2004, elected U.S. senator from Illinois; his father is also named Barack Obama)
        • found: Wikipedia, July 21, 2008(Barack Obama; Barack Hussein Obama II; b. Aug. 4, 1961 to Barack Obama, Sr., a Black Kenyan of Nyangoma-Kogelo, Siaya District, Kenya, and Ann Dunham, a White American from Wichita, Kan.) Nov. 3, 2008 (Hebrew page: ברק אובאמה = Baraḳ Obamah; Barack Hussein Obama Jr.)
        • found: Obama's miracle, 2008:t.p. (Obama) p. 7 (Barry Soetoro)
        • found: Wikipedia, WWW, Feb. 8, 2011:(the 44th President of the United States, 2009-; United States Senator from Illinois, 2005-2008; a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney in Chicago and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004; served three terms in the Illinois State Senate from 1997 to 2004)
        • found: Aavaasaa ȯvlȯsȯn mȯrȯȯdȯl, 2010:t.p. (Барак Обама = Barak Obama)
        • found: En̲ katai, 2009:t.p. (Parāk Opāmā) cover (Tamil translation of Obama's "Dreams from my father")
        • found: Ompama, 2014:page 15 (Μπαράκ Ομπάμα = Barak Ompama)
        • found: Wikipedia, January 7, 2017(under Presidency of Barack Obama: presidency of Barack Obama began at noon EST on January 20, 2009, when Barack Obama became the 44th President of the United States; presidency is scheduled to end with the inauguration of Republican President-elect Donald Trump on January 20, 2017)
        • found: LAC internal file, March 11, 2019(heading: Obama, Barack)
      • Editorial Notes

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      • Change Notes

        • 1994-11-22: new
        • 2020-10-28: revised
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