Donald Trump's road to the White House

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Every president has a journey of how they arrived at the highest elected office in the United States, and President-elect Donald Trump's story is no less unique than any before him.

Every president has a journey of how they arrived at the highest elected office in the United States, and President-elect Donald Trump's story is no less unique than any before him.

Timeline of notable life events that lead to his being elected.

  • 1946 - Donald J. Trump is born in Queens, N.Y.C.


  • 1968 - Receives Bachelor's in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.


  • 1971 - Given control over his father's real estate company.


  • 1983 - Opens Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan.


  • 1987 - Publishes "Trump: The Art of The Deal."


  • 2004 - The Apprentice premieres on television.

  • 2009 - Changes his party registration from Democrat to Republican.


  • 2015 - Announces his intent to run for president.


  • July 19, 2016 - Officially nominated by the Republican Party.


  • Nov. 8, 2016 - Elected president of the United States.


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