President of Brazil

Dilma Vana Rousseff, President of Brazil (elected on Oct 31, 2010. Impeached on May 11, 2016 and replaced by Vice President Michel Temer) Dilma Vana Rousseff is 62 years old and an economist. She was born in Belo Horizonte, the state capital of Minas Gerais, to Bulgarian migrant Pedro Rousseff and teacher Dilma Jane da Silva. Divorced, she has one More →

President of Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte, President of Philippines (elected on May 9, 2016 with 39% of the vote) Rodrigo “Rody” Roa Duterte (born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent. Popular with the locals due to his successful zero tolerance policies against criminals, he earned the nickname “The Punisher”. Vigilante groups tied to More →

Prime Minister of Ireland

Enda Kenny, Prime Minister of Ireland (re-elected on May 6, 2016) Enda Kenny (born 24 April 1951) is an Irish politician, leader of Fine Gael since 2002, and Taoiseach since March 2011. He is also Ireland’s Minister for Defence since 6 May 2016. He was a two-term Vice-President of the European People’s Party and was Ireland’s Minister for Tourism and More →

President Of Equatorial Guinea

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea (re-elected on Apr 24, 2016 with 93.7% of the vote; turnout is 93%) Date of Birth : 5th June 1942 Place of birth : Akoakam-Esangui, district of MONGOMO. Father : Nguema Eneme Obama Mother : Mbasogo Ngui He Excellency Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is the third child of a family of ten brothers. More →

President of Laos

Bounnhang Vorachith, President of Laos (elected on Apr 19, 2016) Bounnhang Vorachith (born August 15, 1938) is a Laotian politician who has been General Secretary (de facto leader) of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos ( de jure head of state) since 2016. Previously he served as Deputy Prime Minister from 1996 to 2001, as Prime Minister More →

President of Comoros

Azali Assoumani, President of Comoros (elected on Apr 10, 2016 with 41% of the vote; turnout is 68.9%) Azali Assoumani (born January 1, 1959) was President of the Comoros from 1999 to 2002 and again from 2002 to 2006. He became leader of the country on 30 April 1999 after leading a coup to depose acting president Tadjidine Ben Said Massounde, More →

President of Chad

Idriss Deby, President of Chad (re-elected on Apr 10, 2016 with 61.6% of the vote; Turnout is 76.1%) Born in 1952, in Fada, Ennedi, Chad; son of a shepherd; married, four wives; children: ten. Education: Military officers’ academy in Chad, attended; L’Institut Aeronautique Amaury de la Grange, pilot’s license, 1976. Politics: Patriotic Movement of Salvation. Religion: Muslim. Career Joined Chad’s More →

President of Djibouti

Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti (re-elected on Apr 8, 2018 with 87% of the vote) Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (born November 27, 1947 in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia) is the second president of Djibouti. He succeeded his uncle, Hassan Gouled Aptidon, in 1999. Background In the late 1960s, Guelleh migrated to Djibouti before finishing high school. He later joined the police, More →

President of Vietnam

Tran Dai Quang, President of Vietnam (elected in parliament with 452 out of 481 votes on Apr 2, 2016) Tran Dai Quang (born 12 October 1956) is the President of Vietnam, in office since 2 April 2016. Previously he served as Minister of Public Security from 2011 to 2016. He is a member of the 12th Politburo of the Communist More →

Mahamadou Issoufou, President of Niger

Mahamadou Issoufou, President of Niger (re-elected on Mar 20, 2016) UPDATE: Re-elected on March 20, 2016 with 92.5% of the vote and turnout is 59.8%. Mahamadou Issoufou (born 1952) was elected President of Niger on March 13, 2011 by winning 58% of the vote with 48% turnout. He has been a Nigerien politician, President of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and More →

President of Benin

Patrice Talon, President of Benin (elected on Mar 20, 2016) Patrice Talon (born 1 May 1958) is a Beninese businessman and politician who was elected President of Benin on 20 March 2016. Known as the “King of Cotton” for his involvement in the cotton industry, Talon was a backer of President Thomas Boni Yayi, financing his campaigns for the 2006 More →

President of Congo (Brazzaville)

Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of Congo (Brazzaville) Has been President since 1997. Re-elected on March 20, 2016 with 60.4% of the vote. Turnout: 71%. Denis Sassou Nguesso (born 1943) is a Congolese politician who has been the President of the Republic of the Congo since 1997; he was previously President from 1979 to 1992. During his first period as President, More →

First Lady of Myanmar

Su Su Lwin, First Lady of Myanmar (wife of Htin Kyaw) Su Su Lwin (born 22 April 1952) a Burmese politician and current First Lady of Myanmar (Burma). She has been the incumbent MP for Thongwa Township in the House of Representatives since 2 May 2012 and Chairperson of the International Relations Committee of the House of Representatives. She is the More →

President of Kiribati

Taneti Mamau, President of Kiribati (elected on Mar 9, 2016) Taneti Mamau is the President of Kiribati. He began his term on March 11, 2016. He was the single opposition candidate for the 2016 presidential election, where he was supported by the new coalition of the Tobwaan Kiribati Party. He received the support of the former president Teburoro Tito, the More →

President of Kosovo

Hashim Thaçi, President of Kosovo (elected on Feb 26, 2016; takes office on Apr 7, 2016) Born 24 April 1968. Hashim was the first Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo and the Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister in the new cabinet led by Isa Mustafa, which assumed office on 12 December 2014. Thaçi is also the leader of More →

President of Uganda

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of Uganda (re-elected on Feb 18, 2016 with 60.8% of the vote) Born Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, c. 1944 (Museveni is reportedly unsure of the exact year of his birth), in Ntungamo, Ankole, Uganda; son of Mzeyi Amosi Kaguta (a cattle rancher) and Esteri Kokundeka; married Janet Kataha; children: four. Education: University College, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, More →

President of the Central African Republic

Faustin Archange Touadera, President of the Central African Republic (Elected on Feb 14, 2016) Faustin-Archange Touadéra (born 21 April 1957) is a Central African politician and academic who served as Prime Minister of the Central African Republic from January 2008 to January 2013. According to the announcement of the national electoral authority made on February 19, 2016, he was elected President More →

President of Haiti

Jocelerme Privert, Interim President of Haiti (since Feb 14, 2016) Born on Feb 1, 2954. He is elected as the interim President of Haiti on February 14, 2016, pending election in no more than 120 days. Arrested on 4 April 2004, he was accused of involvement in the La Scierie massacre of St. Mark. According to Haitian organizations defending human More →

President of the Marshall Islands

Hilda Heine, President of the Marshall Island (since Jan 28, 2016) Hilda Cathy Heine (born April 6, 1951) is a Marshallese educator and politician, currently serving as the eighth President of the Marshall Islands, the first woman to hold the office. Prior to assuming office, she served as the Minister of Education. She was the first individual on the Marshall Islands More →

President of Portugal

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal (elected on Jan 24, 2016) Born in Lisbon, he is the eldest son of Baltasar Rebelo de Sousa and wife Maria das Neves Fernandes Duarte. He is named after Marcelo Caetano, who was to be his godfather. Previously he was a government minister and Member of Parliament, a law professor, journalist, political analyst and More →

President of Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan (elected on Jan 16, 2016. Takes office on May 20, 2016) Tsai Ing-wen (born 31 August 1956) is the first woman elected to the office. She is also the first president to be of Hakka and Aboriginal descent (1/4 Paiwan from her grandmother), first unmarried president, and the first to have never held an elected post. More →

President of Seychelles

James Michel, President of Seychelles (re-elected on Dec 18, 2015 with 50.2% of the votes) James Alix Michel (born August 16, 1944) is a Seychellois politician who has been President of Seychelles since April 16, 2004. He previously served as Vice-President under his predecessor, France-Albert René, from 1996 to 2004. He began as a teacher, but became involved in the More →

First Lady of Seychelles

Natalie Michel, First Lady of Seychelles (wife of James Michel) Mrs Michel was born on August 18, 1977 and grew up with her family on Praslin. She attended primary and secondary schools on the island and did further studies on Mahe before going on to specialised training in Singapore and the United Kingdom, where she took diploma level courses in business More →

President of Switzerland

Johann Schneider-Ammann, President of Switzerland (takes office on Jan 1, 2016) Johann Niklaus Schneider-Ammann (born 18 February 1952) is a Swiss businessman and politician. Member of the Free Democratic Party, he was elected to the Swiss National Council in 1999. The son of a veterinary born in Sumiswald, Switzerland, he graduated as an electrical engineer from the ETH Zürich in 1977, More →

President of Burkina Faso

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, President of Burkina Faso (elected on Nov 29, 2015) Roch Marc Christian Kaboré (born 25 April 1957) is a Burkinabé politician who was elected as President of Burkina Faso in 2015. Previously he served as Prime Minister of Burkina Faso from 1994 to 1996 and President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso from 2002 to 2012. He More →

President of Argentina

Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina (since Dec 10, 2015) Mauricio Macri is an Argentine civil engineer, businessman and politician, and Head of Government of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. Son of Francisco Macri, a prominent Italian businessman in the industrial and construction sectors, he represented the City of Buenos Aires in the lower house of the Argentine congress and More →

First Lady of Argentina

Juliana Awada, First Lady of Argentina (Wife of Mauricio Macri) Juliana Awada Baker (born 3 April 1974) is an Argentine businesswoman of Lebanese and Syrian descent. She is married to the elected President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri and will be the First Lady of Argentina. Awada was born in Buenos Aires on 3 April 1974, the daughter of Ibrahim Awada, More →

President of Nepal

Bidhya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal (elected on Oct 28, 2015) Bidhya Devi Bhandari (Nepali: विद्यादेवी भण्डारी; born 19 June 1961) is the second and current President of Nepal and the first woman to hold the office. She was the vice-chairperson of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) and chair of All Nepal Women Association before winning the presidential election More →

President of Guatemala

Jimmy Morales, President of Guatemala (elected on Oct 25, 2015. Wins 67.4% of the vote. Turnout is 56.3%) Morales formally changed his name by deed poll in 2011. He comes from a poor family and is an Evangelical Christian. He holds degrees in Business Administration from the national Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala and in theology. Morales rose to fame More →

President of Tanzania

John Magufuli, President of Tanzania He has served in the Cabinet of Tanzania as Minister of Works since 2010. Previously he was Deputy Minister of Works from 1995 to 2000, Minister of Works from 2000 to 2006, Minister of Lands and Human Settlement from 2006 to 2008, and Minister of Livestock and Fisheries from 2008 to 2010. He has served More →

President of Cote D’Ivoire

Alassane Ouattara, President of Cote d’Ivoire (re-elected on Oct 25, 2015 with 83.7% of the votes) Alassane Dramane Ouattara (born 1 January 1942) is an Ivoirian politician who has been President of Côte d’Ivoire since 2011. An economist by profession, Ouattara worked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – where he rose to be deputy head – and the Central Bank of More →

First Lady of Cote D’Ivoire

Dominique Folloroux-Ouattara, First Lady of Cote D’Ivoire (wife of Alassane Ouattara) Born in 1953 in Constantine to Jewish parents in French Algeria, Dominique Nouvian moved to Côte d’Ivoire in 1975 with her first husband, Jean Folloroux, professor at Lycée Technique in Abidjan, with whom she has two children. Her husband died in 1984. She met Alassane Ouattara, Deputy Governor of More →

Prime Minister of Canada

Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister-designate of Canada (elected on Oct 20, 2015) Trudeau was born in Ottawa and attended Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf. He earned a BA (1994) in English literature[5] from McGill University and a BEd (1998) from the University of British Columbia and first came to attention in October, 2000, when he delivered a eulogy at his father’s state funeral. After More →

First Lady of Canada

Sophie Grégoire, First Lady of Canada (wife of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau) Sophie Grégoire (born April 24, 1975) is a Canadian television host. She is actively involved in charity work and public speaking, focusing mainly on women’s issues. Grégoire was born on April 24, 1975, in Montreal, Quebec, the only child of Estelle Blais, a nurse, and Jean Grégoire, a stockbroker. More →

President of Fiji

Jioji Konrote, President of Fiji (elected on Oct 12, 2015) Major General Jioji Konousi Konrote, OF, MC, better known as George Konrote (born December 26, 1947), is a Fijian politician and retired Major-General of the Fiji Military who was elected as President of Fiji in October 2015. After commanding a peacekeeping mission in Lebanon, Konrote served as Fiji’s High Commissioner to More →

President of Guinea

Alpha Conde, President of Guinea (since Dec 21, 2010) UPDATE from Oct 11, 2015: In presidential elections, incumbent Alpha Conde wins 57.8% of the vote. Alpha Conde (born March 4, 1938) is the current President of Guinea (took office on 21 December 2010). Alpha Conde is the leader of the Rally of the People of Guinea (RPG), was candidate for the presidential More →

First Lady of Guinea

Djene Kaba Condé, first lady of Guinea (wife of Alpha Conde) Hadja Djene Kaba Condé (born in Kankan, Guinea) is the wife of the President of Guinea Alpha Condé and the current First Lady of Guinea. She has three children. She studied at University Paris VII in France, Master of Information Science and Communication. She also has a degree in sociology. More →

President of Belarus

Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus (Re-elected with 84.1% on Oct 11, 2015) Alexander Grigoryevich Lukashenko is one of the most well-known politicians of the present-day Belarus. He had not belonged to the Communist Party or government nomenclature, nor had he held any posts in the top power hierarchy. He belongs to a group of statesmen, whose popularity can, first of all, be More →

Prime Minister of Australia

Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia (since September 15, 2015) Malcolm Bligh Turnbull (born 24 October 1954) is an Australian politician who has served as the Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Liberal Party since 2015, and as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wentworth since 2004. Turnbull attended Sydney Grammar School before going to the University of More →

First Lady of Australia

Lucy Turnbull, First Lady of Australia since Sept 15, 2015 (wife of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull) Lucinda Mary “Lucy” Turnbull AO (née Hughes; born 30 March 1958) is an Australian businesswoman, philanthropist, and former local government politician. She served as the Lord Mayor of Sydney from 2003 to 2004 (the first woman to hold the position), having first been elected to More →

President of Suriname

Dési Bouterse, President of Suriname (since Aug 3, 2010. Re-elected on July 14, 2015) Desiré Delano Bouterse (born 13 October 1945) is a Surinamese politician. As an army officer, he was the de facto leader of Suriname through most of the 1980s, serving as Chairman of the National Military Council. He lead the National Democratic Party (Nationale Democratische Partij, NDP). More →

President of Mauritius

Ameenah Gurib, President of Mauritus (since Jun 5, 2015) Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, CSK, PhD (born October 17, 1959) is a Mauritian Biodiversity Scientist who serves as President of the Republic, taking office from 5 June 2015. As such, she is the Head of State and Commander in Chief of the Republic of Mauritius. In December 2014, she was brought to the public’s More →

President of Latvia

Raimonds Vejonis, President of Latvia (elected on Jun 3, 2015. takes office on Jul 8, 2015) Raimonds Vējonis (born June 15, 1966 in Pskov Oblast, USSR) is a Latvian politician of the Green Party and the incumbent Minister of Defence of Latvia. On June 3, 2015 he was elected President of Latvia and will take office on July 8, 2015. More →

First Lady of Latvia

Iveta Vējone, First Lady of Latvia since Jul 8, 2015 (wife of Raimonds Vejonis) Mrs. Iveta Vējone considers support in the area of education and social affairs be especially significant. She wishes that her presence and support would highlight those projects and campaigns, where support is provided to the workers in corresponding sectors. Therefore, Mrs. Iveta Vējone has chosen to become a More →

President of Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria (since May 29, 2015) Muhammadu Buhari GCFR (born 17 December 1942) is the President of Nigeria, in office since 29 May 2015. He is a retired Nigerian Army Major General and was Head of State of Nigeria from 31 December 1983 to 27 August 1985, after taking power in a military coup d’état. The term More →

First Lady of Nigeria

Aisha Halilu, First Lady of Nigeria (since May 25, 2015) Aisha Halilu was born in Adamawa state in the family of the first minister of defence, Mohammadu Ribadu. She speaks English and Arabic fluently. Family General Buhari married his first wife Hajiya Safinatu when he was 18 in 1971. They divorced in 1988, and a year later, Muhammadu got remarried More →

President of Poland

Andrzej Duda, President of Poland (Elected on May 24, 2015. Takes office on Aug 6, 2015) Andrzej Sebastian Duda (Polish pronunciation: [ˈandʐɛj ˈduda] ( listen); born 16 May 1972) is the President-elect of Poland. He is a lawyer and a Member of the European Parliament. The candidate of the Law and Justice party for the office of President of Poland More →

First Lady of Poland

Agata Kornhauser-Duda, First Lady of Poland (since Aug 6, 2015) She was born in Kraków, the child of Julian Kornhauser, a well-known writer, translator and literary critic (of Jewish and Catholic background), who dedicated a book of poetry to her in 1981, and Alicja Wojna, a Polonist. She has one brother, Jakub, a poet and translator, who collected signatures for More →

President of Guyana

David A. Granger, President of Guyana (since May 16, 2015) David Arthur Granger (born 15 July 1945) is a Guyanese politician and retired military officer who has been President of Guyana since 2015. He served for a time as Commander of the Guyana Defence Force and subsequently as National Security Adviser from 1990 to 1992. He was Leader of the More →

President of Namibia

Hage Geingob, President of Namibia (since Mar 21, 2015) Hage Gottfried Geingob (born 3 August 1941) is the third and the current President of Namibia, in office since 21 March 2015. Geingob was the first Prime Minister of Namibia from 21 March 1990 until 28 August 2002, he served as Prime Minister again from 4 December 2012 to 21 March More →

First Lady of Namibia

Monica Kalondo, First Lady of Namibia (since Mar 2015) Monica Kalondo is a founding shareholder and Managing Director of Stimulus Private Equity, Namibia’s first and largest private equity fund.This role provides Monica with valuable deal making and corporate expertise. Monica is also a shareholder and Director of Pointbreak Group Holdings and also holds direct equity in e-Bank, a technology driven, More →

President of Uruguay

Tabaré Vázquez, President of Uruguay (since Mar 1, 2015) Tabaré Ramón Vázquez Rosas (Spanish pronunciation: [taβaˈɾe raˈmon ˈbaskes ˈrosas]; born January 17, 1940) is a Uruguayan politician who has been President of Uruguay since 2015. He previously served as President from 2005 to 2010. A physician (oncologist) by training, he is a member of the leftist Frente Amplio coalition (Broad Front More →

First Lady of Uruguay

María Auxiliadora Delgado, First Lady of Uruguay (since Mar 1, 2015) She was born in the neighborhood “La Teja” of Montevideo . Being the youngest of 11 siblings, Maria Auxiliadora lost his father at 3 years of age and three older sisters later took the family to his brothers and his mother. Mary Help lived nearby who would be her More →

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