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(born June 14, 1946, New York, N.Y., U.S.) U.S. real-estate developer and politician who became president-elect of the United States in 2016. He joined his father’s Trump Organization (1968) and expanded its holdings of rental housing. By the 1990s Trump’s business empire included a number of high-rises (including the Empire State Building), hotels, and condominiums, notably Trump Tower, as well as several hotel-casino complexes in Atlantic City, N.J. An economic slump in the late 1980s forced him to cede partial control of his properties to creditors, but his fortunes rebounded in the 1990s, and he embarked on a number of building projects in New York City and later around the world. A highly public figure, in 2004 Trump began hosting the reality TV series The Apprentice, in which he popularized the phrase, “You’re fired.” It was revamped as The Celebrity Apprentice in 2008. Long active in politics, Trump sought the Republican Party’s presidential nomination in 2016. Although his campaign proved controversial—he frequently made inflammatory remarks—his outsider status and political incorrectness proved popular with many voters. Trump became the party’s official nominee in July 2016, with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate. On Nov. 8, 2016, he was elected the 45th president of the United States, defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Birth Place: New York City, New York, United States

Name: Trump, Donald or Donald Trump

Gender: male

Nationality: American

Activity: president of the United States

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