Joe Biden began his political career in 1972, elected as a U.S. Senator from Delaware.

At 29, he was one of the youngest people ever elected to the Senate.

Biden served six terms in the Senate, focusing on foreign policy and judicial issues.

He chaired the Senate Judiciary Committee, leading notable Supreme Court nomination hearings.

Biden was also a key figure on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, advocating for arms control.

Personal tragedy struck when Biden lost his first wife and daughter in a car accident.

Despite personal losses, Biden continued his Senate career with a focus on bipartisan cooperation.

In 2008, Barack Obama selected Biden as his vice-presidential running mate.

The Obama-Biden ticket won the 2008 election, with Biden sworn in as Vice President in January 2009.

As Vice President, Biden played a crucial role in economic recovery efforts after the Great Recession.

He also led the White House initiatives on gun violence prevention and cancer research.

After two terms as Vice President, Biden announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election.

Biden faced a crowded Democratic primary field but emerged as the nominee.

In November 2020, Biden was elected the 46th President of the United States.

Joe Biden was inaugurated as President on January 20, 2021, beginning a new chapter in his political career.