1. Barack Obama, the 44th President of the U.S., was the first African American to hold the office and the first born outside of the continental U.S.
2. Just 9 months after his inauguration, Barack Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
3. Barack Obama’s late father was a senior economist for the Kenyan government.
4. Barack Obama won a Grammy in 2006 for the audio version of his memoir, “Dreams From My Father.”
5. Barack Obama was the first sitting U.S. president to visit a federal prison.