- Obama celebrated turning a year older on Tuesday and many of his admirers found the perfect chance to praise him for his leadership
- Online platforms were flooded with messages wishing the former head of state a great day with others marvelling at his leadership
- Some remembered to also wish the Duchess of Sussex, Megan Markle, who happens to share a birthday with Obama
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The 44th United States president, Barack Obama, has been an inspiration to many for his leadership and love for all even after leaving the most powerful seat in the world.
With what is going on in the US at the moment, many wish for leadership like Obama's - who many feel would have handled the situation much better.
Obama celebrated his 59th birthday on Tuesday, 4 August.
Many went on social media to celebrate him on his birthday, wishing both he and his family a lovely day.
Others even took the opportunity to just praise his leadership while sharing some of the best moments of him during his tenure.
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Some remembered to also wish the Duchess of Sussex, Megan Markle, who happens to share a birthday with Obama.
Here are some of the messages shared online:
Obama has previously shown just how much of a sweetheart he is during birthday celebrations in his family.
While celebrating wife Michelle's 56th birthday on Friday, January 17, the two shared amazing photos that showed their affectionate side.
Barrack posted four photos, nicely fitted into a collage, showing the couple at a photo booth.
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"In every scene, you are my star, Michelle Obama, happy birthday, baby," Obama captioned the photos.
The couple is a great example of a love that just never grows old.
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