Latest Changes in the Heads of State
Francisco Guterres, President of East Timor

President of East Timor

Francisco Guterres, President of East Timor (Elected on Mar 20, 2017 with 57.1% of the vote) Francisco Guterres, popularly known as Lú-Olo (born 7 September 1954) is an East Timorese politician who will take office in 2017 as the first elected partisan President of East Timor. He is also the President of the Revolutionary...Read More »

President of Somalia

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, President of Somalia (elected on Feb 8, 2017) Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed (born 11 March 1962) is a Somali diplomat, and politician who is the 9th and current President of Somalia. He was previously Prime Minister of Somalia from November 2010 until June 2011 and is the founder and Chairman of...Read More »

Donald Trump, President of the USA

President of the United States

Donald Trump, President of the USA Elected on Nov 8, 2016. Donald J. Trump is the very definition of the American success story, continually setting the standards of excellence while expanding his interests in real estate, sports, and entertainment. He is the archetypal businessman –– a deal maker without peer. Mr. Trump started his...Read More »

Melania Trump, First Lady of the United States

First Lady of the United States

Melania Trump, First Lady of the United States Melania Trump, born on April 26, 1970, is a Slovene-American former model and the current First Lady of the United States. She is married to an American businessman and 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump. Born in the former Yugoslavia, she became a permanent...Read More »

Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy

Prime Minister of Italy

Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy (since Dec 12, 2016) A descendant of Count Gentiloni Silveri, he is related to the Italian politician Vincenzo Ottorino Gentiloni, leader of the conservative Catholic Electoral Union and a key ally of the long-time Prime Minister Giovanni Giolitti. He has the title of Nobile of Filottrano, Nobile of...Read More »

Bill English, Prime Minister of New Zealand

Prime Minister of New Zealand

Bill English, Prime Minister of New Zealand (since Dec 12, 2016) Simon William “Bill” English (born 30 December 1961) is the 39th Prime Minister of New Zealand and leader of the National Party, having taken office on 12 December 2016. He was previously Deputy Prime Minister from 2008 to 2016. A farmer and public...Read More »

Doris Leuthard, President of Switzerland

President of Switzerland

Doris Leuthard, President of Switzerland (elected on Dec 7, 2016) From 1 August 2006 till 31 October 2010 she was head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs (the Swiss commerce minister). Since 1 November 2010 she is head of the Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications. She was elected President of...Read More »

Hwang Kyo-ahn, Acting President of South Korea

President of South Korea

Hwang Kyo-ahn, Acting President of South Korea Hwang Kyo-ahn, born 15 April 1957, is a South Korean lawyer who is the Prime Minister of South Korea and as of December 9, 2016 the Acting President, having assumed the presidential powers and duties following the ratification of the impeachment proposal of President Park Geun-hye. Hwang...Read More »

Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana

President of Ghana

Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana (elected on Dec 7, 2016) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, born 29 March 1944, is the President of Ghana, in office since January 2017. He previously served as Attorney General from 2001 to 2003 and as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007. Akufo-Addo first ran for President in...Read More »