Hamid Karzai was born on December 24, 1957, in Afghanistan. He rose to political prominence after the removal of the Taliban regime in 2001. He won a second five-year term as President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in 2009.
A Capricorn, Karzai is known for his determination and ambition. He has helped to stabilize Afghanistan after years of conflict and has worked to improve the country's infrastructure and economy. Karzai is a popular figure in Afghanistan, and his work has earned him international respect.