How to convert date string to date object in python?

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How do I convert a string to a date object in python?

The string would be: "24052010" (corresponding to the format: "%d%m%Y")

I don't want a datetime.datetime object, but rather a datetime.date.
Oct 22, 2018 in Python by findingbugs
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Use this :- 

>>> datetime.datetime.strptime('24052010', "%d%m%Y").date()
datetime.date(2010, 5, 24)
answered Oct 22, 2018 by Priyaj
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