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Joe Biden

47th Vice President of the United States Joe Biden

Profession: 47th Vice President Of The United States

United States of America

Why Famous: The 47th Vice President of the United States, jointly elected with President Barack Obama.

A member of the Democratic Party, Biden was a United States Senator from Delaware between 1973 and 2009, until his election to the Vice Presidency.

In April 2019, Biden officially announced he was running to be the Democratic nominee for the President of the United States, his third presidential campaign.

Born: November 20, 1942
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 77 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio

Married Life

  • 1977-06-17 Senator Joe Biden of Delaware (34) weds Jill Jacobs (26) at the Chapel at the United Nations in New York City

Events in the Life of Joe Biden

  • 2009-01-20 Joe Biden assumes the office of the Vice President of the United States
  • 2015-09-22 Pope Francis is greeted by President Obama and Vice President Biden as he arrives for his 6 day tour of the US
  • 2015-10-20 US Vice President Joe Biden confirms he will not run for President
  • 2017-01-12 US President Barack Obama in surprise presentation awards Vice President Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • 2019-03-29 Joe Biden accused of an inappropriate kiss by fellow Democrat Lucy Flores
  • 2019-04-25 Former US Vice President Joe Biden announces his campaign for president via video
  • 2019-09-22 US President Donald Trump admits he spoke to Ukrainian President about Joe Biden's son, after news a US intelligence officer made an official complaint about the call
  • 2019-10-22 Top US diplomat in Ukraine, Bill Taylor, testifies President Donald Trump tied aid to Ukraine to demands the country open an investigation into the Biden family
  • 2020-03-02 Amy Klobuchar drops out of the US Democratic presidential race and endorses Joe Biden
  • 2020-03-03 Super Tuesday: Biggest voting day for Democrats selecting their presidential candidate revives Joe Biden's campaign, he wins nine states, while Bernie Sanders wins four including California
  • 2020-04-13 Bernie Sanders endorses former rival Joe Biden for president
  • 2020-04-14 Barack Obama endorses his former Vice President Joe Biden for president

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