It's hard to believe a year has passed since Barack Obama became President-elect of the United States. A look back at the faces — and emotions — around the globe, November 4, 2008.

Times Square, New York.

Grant Park, Chicago.

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Harry's New York bar, Paris, France.

Athens, Greece.

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Geneva, Switzerland.

Times Square, New York.

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Geneva, Switzerland.

Columbus, Ohio.

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McLean, Virginia.

Vienna, Austria.

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Birmingham, Alabama.

Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Grant Park, Chicago.

Seoul, South Korea.

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Las Vegas, Nevada.

Bangkok, Thailand.

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Grant Park, Chicago.

Times Square, New York.

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Sydney, Australia.

Moscow, Russia.

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Paris, France.

St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Beijing, China.

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Beijing, China.

Brooklyn, New York.

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The Hague, Netherlands.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Beijing, China.

Denver, Colorado.

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Grant Park, Chicago.

Times Square, New York.

[Images via Getty.]