President elect Joe Biden of Democrat on Saturday (November 7) defeated Republican incumbent President Donald Trump to win the US Presidential election 2020.
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15 Fun Trivia about President Elect Joe Biden
15.) Joe Biden got the most number of votes in the history of the United States with over 78 million count as of November 16, 2020 ( still counting).
14. ) Biden was born in Pennsylvania in November 20, 1942 at 77 years he is the oldest leader to take oath as president of the US.
13.) He ran in 1988, Biden first ran for president and then in 2008 he once again tried to enter the White House. He served as vice president in the Obama administration for eight years.
12.) He is the only second Catholic president of the United States after John F. Kennedy.
11.) He had a debilitating stutter. Also known as stammering and dysphemia a type of speech disorder until he was in his early 20’s.
10.) He was first married on August 27, 1966 to Ms. Nelia Hunter but died few weeks after he won a seat in Senate in 1972 due to car accident. He remarried his second wife Jill Tracy Jacobs in 1977.
9.) He is the second non-incumbent vice president to be elected president after President Richard Nixon in 1968.
8.) President elect Joe Biden commuted by train between his Delaware home and Washington, D.C. ( about 90 minutes each way) — and maintained this habit throughout his 36 years in the Senate.
7.) He is 183 cm tall or about 6 feet. His father died at 86 While his mother died at aged 92.
6.) He played wide receiver and running back, catching an impressive 19 touchdown passes at Archmere Academy, a Catholic prep school.
5.) He finished law school at Syracuse University and was then drafted for service in the Vietnam War. But he failed the medical due to his asthma.
4.) President elect Joe Biden lost his first wife Nelia and baby daughter Naomi in a car accident in 1972. His two sons Beau and Hunter were also in the vehicle but survived. His oldest son Beau, died of brain cancer in 2015.
3.) He loves to eat ice cream and pasta with red sauce. He does not drink or smoke.
2.) He is a dog lover. He purchased a puppy in 1967 and his first wife Nelia named it ” Senator”. He currently has two dogs, called Major and Champ. He got Champ, a three year old German Shepherd, in 2008 and adopted Major, who is the same breed 10 years later.
1.) He is the 46th president of the United States.
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