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The news comes from the United States, which has just announced its 46th president. The Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, defeated Presiden Amerika Serikat Donald Trump in the 2020 United States presidential election.
Joe Biden is known to have won a total of 290 electoral votes compared to Donald Trump who received only 214 electoral votes. Joe Biden’s election makes him one of the oldest Presidents in U.S. History because he is now 78 years old.
Well, who exactly is this latest president of the United States who is arguably the oldest President in U.S. history after shifting the position of Ronald Reagan who left his post as President of the United States at the age of 77? Here’s a biography of Joe Biden. Let’s take a good look!
Joe Biden’s bio
Joe Biden is a politician from the United States who is currently elected President of the United States after defeating Donald Trump in the 2020 United States Presidential election. After failing in his bid to run for president in 1987 and 2008, he was finally elected to succeed Donald Trump as President of the United States. Previously, he was a senior Senator from Delaware from 1973 to 2009. After that, he became a member of the Democratic party and was elected Vice President of the United States, Barrack Obama from 2009 to 2017. Here’s Joe Biden’s bio:
|Birth Name||Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.|
|Other Names||Joe Bide|
|Born||November 20, 1942 (1942-11-20), Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Education||Archmere Academy (1961)|
Delaware University (1965)
College of Law, Syracuse University (1968)
|Job||Lawyer, President of the United States 46|
|Couples||Neilia Hunter (died) (m.1966-1972)|
Jill Tracy Jacobs (m.1977)
|Children||Joseph Beau Biden III, Robert Hunter Biden, Ashley Blazer Biden, Naomi Christina Biden|
Joe Biden’s Childhood and Education
Joe Biden was born Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. on November 20, 1942 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Biden was the eldest child raised in the Town of Scranton, Pennsylvania in an Irish Catholic family. His father was Josep Robinette Biden Sr who worked as a used car salesman and his mother was Catherine Eugenia Jean Finnegan. He was born during World War II.
Joe came from a wealthy family but when he was born, his father suffered a financial setback. Therefore, Joe and his family lived with his maternal grandmother, an oil magnae in Baltimore. When Joe was 10 years old when the city was in a difficult time in the 1950s, his father lost his job and found it difficult to find a permanent job so they decided to move to Delaware. After the move, his father worked as a successful used car salesman.
When Joe was in his twenties, Joe had trouble speaking or stuttering so all his friends scoffed by calling him “Dash” and Joe Impedimenta”. In the end he overcame his difficulties by constantly trying to practice by memorizing long passages of poetry and then reciting them in front of a mirror.
Joe attended St. Helena School, until he was accepted to Archmere Academy. In addition to his education, he also worked to help his family pay for school fees. He worked washing school windows and managing the garden.
At Archmere Academy, Joe was an exemplary student despite his small posture. He excelled in the field of football. He is one of the most prominent midfielders in his school. In addition to football, he can also play baseball.
Despite coming from a simple family, he had a good leader spirit because in his childhood he was educated by his parents to be a tough, leader-spirited, hard-working and diligent man. That was evident from him being a class leader in his junior and senior years. He graduated from Archmere Academy in 1961.
After graduating from Archmere Academy, he went on to Dalware University. Here, he continued his hobby by joining the football extracurriculars at his college. In 1965, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double degree in history and political science then a minor in English. He scored with a C average and placed him at 506 in his class.
After graduating from Dalware University, he went on to Syracuse University to study law. He earned a law degree with a rank of 76 in his class of 85 in 1968. After graduating, he returned to Dalware to work as a solicitor at Newcastle County council from 1970 to 1972.
Biden’s Personal Life
Joe Biden is known to have been married twice. First, he married his college friend Neilia Hunter on August 27, 1966, with three children, Joseph Robert Biden III, Robert Hunter Biden, and Naomi Christina Biden. On December 18, 1972, his wife and one-year-old daughter Naomi died in a car accident while they were going shopping for christmas celebrations. His two sons were also victimized and seriously injured. In 1997, he remarried Jill Tracy Jacobs and had one child named Ashley Blazer Biden.
Biden’s Political Career
After graduating and earning a law degree, he returned to Dalware and worked at a Wilmington law firm led by William Pricket in 1968. In 1969, he practiced law for the first time as a public defender at a law firm led by a locally active Democrat. Biden was re-registered as a Democrat. He and other lawyers later formed a law firm.
After that, he worked as a board member and attorney on the New Castle County Council of the 4th District from 1970 to 1972. After that, he was elected u.S. Junior Senator in 1972 at the age of 29 where he became the fifth youngest senator in history. He’s the only one willing to challenge J Caleb Boggs.
From 1987 to 1995, he worked on the Judiciary Committee as chairman. As a Senator, he served as chairman twice on the Foreign Relations Committee in 2001 and 2007. In addition to being a U.S. Senator, Joe was also a professor in the Faculty of Law, Widener University from 1991 to 2008.
In 1988, Joe Biden ran for President of the Democratic Party but stepped down after the disclosure of a speech Joe used for the campaign that turned out to be the result of plagiarizing results from the Leader of the British Labour Party named Neil Kinnock. In 2008 he again ran for President of the United States but again withdrew from the nomination after finishing fifth in the Democratic Caucus.
Not long after, on August 22, 2008, Joe was chosen by Barrack Obama to be his running mate in the 2008 Presidential election. At the time, Joe Biden was the fourth most senior senator and he resigned to serve as a deputy to President Barrack Obama. He served as vice President of the United States for two periods in 2008 and 2012.
In April 2019, Joe officially announced his candidacy for President in the 2020 Presidential election after receiving delegates from the Democratic Party. On August 11, 2020, she announced Kamala Harris as her running mate in the 2020 United States Presidential election. At the end of August, he was officially named the 46th Presidential candidate of the United States.
Ever failed? he twice failed in his candidacy for President, finally on November 8, 2020 he was announced to be elected President of the United States 46 after winning the 2020 United States Presidential election with a total electoral vote of 290 votes. Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20, 2021 along with Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States.
Well that’s the information about Joe Biden who was just elected the 46th president of the United States in the 2020 U.S. Presidential election against Donald Trump. He was also named the oldest president in the history of the President of the United States. May this writing be useful for you to know the new President of the United States.