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. President Obama has read every Harry Potter book.
  6. Barack Obama was the first sitting U.S. president to visit a federal prison.
  7. Obama was the first sitting U.S. president to visit Cuba in almost a century.
  8. In his first few days in office, Barack Obama ordered the closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, but Congress prevented it.
  9. Barack Obama had the most followers on Twitter of any world leader in his last year in power, 2016.
  10. There's an Obama Fried Chicken (OFC) in China.
  11. Famous left-handed people include Napoleon, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Einstein, Newton, Bill Gates, Oprah, Obama and Jimi Hendrix.
  12. In 2012, a Somali Islamist militant group offered a bounty of 10 camels for President Obama and 2 for information on Hillary Clinton.
  13. President Obama used to call UK's PM David Cameron "bro".
  14. In 1961, Robert F Kennedy said the U.S. would have a black president within 40 years.
  15. Barack Obama was the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, 71 years after the atomic bomb.
  16. Barack Obama was the first president who mentioned gay rights or the word "gay" in an inaugural address.
  17. Barack Obama was the first sitting President to publish an academic paper.
  18. Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, the first President from that State.
  19. Favorable views of the U.S. around the world rose from a median of 51% in George W. Bush's final year in office to 66% during Obama's final 2 years.
  20. The Obama administration deported more people than any other president's administration in history.
  21. In 2015, President Obama made it legal for Americans to own asteroids.
  22. More species have been named after Barack Obama than any other U.S. president.
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