A list that consists of 50 facts about Barack Obama was compiled by Telegraph.co.uk.
Fifty things you might not know about the new elected President US, Barack Obama. Millions of people are gathering in the US capital to see Barack Obama sworn in as America’s 44th president – and its first African-American leader on 20 January 2009.
Here are the things:
He collects Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian comics
He was known as “O’Bomber” at high school for his skill at basketball
His name means “one who is blessed” in Swahili
His favourite meal is wife Michelle’s shrimp linguini
He won a Grammy in 2006 for the audio version of his memoir, Dreams From My Father
He is left-handed – the sixth post-war president to be left-handed
He has read every Harry Potter book
He owns a set of red boxing gloves autographed by Muhammad Ali
He worked in a Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop as a teenager and now can’t stand ice cream