The 47th Vice President was born Nov. 20, 1942, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Biden served 36 years in the U.S. Senate, representing Delaware.
Biden has been the right-hand man of President Barack Obama since he took office in 2009. Their close relationship was depicted in a series of (hilarious) memes that went viral this month, with internet users imagining the political heavyweights discussing President-elect Donald Trump
The vice president also made internet users gush this month, when an old picture of a 26-year-old Biden emerged. It’s not hard to see why:
Joe Biden, we’ll miss you when you leave office in January. Wishing you a very happy birthday!