Latest Changes in the Heads of State
Gotabaya Rajapakse, President of Sri Lanka

President of Sri Lanka

Gotabaya Rajapakse, President of Sri Lanka (elected on Nov 16, 2019) Lieutenant Colonel Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa, RWP, RSP, psc, GR (born 20 June 1949) is a Sri Lankan politician, technocrat, military officer, and the President-elect of Sri Lanka, having gained a majority in the 2019 Presidential election, which he contested from the Sri Lanka...Read More »

Alberto Fernández, President of Argentina

President of Argentina

Alberto Fernández, President of Argentina (elected on Oct 27, 2019) Alberto Ángel Fernández (born 2 April 1959) is an Argentine lawyer and politician who is the President of Argentina after winning the 2019 general election. He was the Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers during the entirety of Néstor Kirchner’s presidency, and the early...Read More »

Kais Saied, President of Tunisia

President of Tunisia

Kais Saied, President of Tunisia (since Oct 23, 2019) Kais Saied is a Tunisian former professor and politician serving as the fifth president of Tunisia since October 2019. Kais Saied is the son of Moncef Saied from Béni Khiar (Cap Bon) and Lalla Zakia, a family of modest but intellectual origin. His paternal uncle...Read More »

Juan Evo MORALES, President of Bolivia

President of Bolivia

Juan Evo MORALES, President of Bolivia (re-elected on Oct 12, 2014; re-elected again on Oct 20, 2019) Morales, Evo (Juan Evo Morales Ayma) (ā’vō mōrä’lās) [key], 1959–, Bolivian political leader, president of Bolivia (2006–). An Aymara, he became a coca farmer when his family moved to Boliva’s lowlands. In the 1980s Morales became a...Read More »

Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique

President of Mozambique

Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique (since Jan 15, 2015; re-elected on Oct 15, 2019) Filipe Jacinto Nyusi (born 9 February 1959), also spelt Nyussi, is the fourth President of Mozambique, in office since 2015. He previously served as Minister of Defence from 2008 to 2014. Nyusi was the candidate of the ruling party, Frelimo, in...Read More »

Raul Khadjimba, President of Abkhazia (since Sept 25, 2014)

President of Abkhazia

Raul Khadjimba, President of Abkhazia (since Sept 25, 2014; re-elected on Sept 8, 2019) A former KGB agent, Khadjimba had previously served as both deputy prime minister (2001–2002) and defence minister (since 12 December 2002), before succeeding Gennady Gagulia as Prime Minister on 22 April 2003. He remained Prime Minister until October 2004. He had...Read More »

Alejandro Giammattei, President of Guatemala

President of Guatemala

Alejandro Giammattei, President of Guatemala (since Aug 11, 2019) Born 9 March 1956, is a politician and the President-elect of Guatemala. He is a former director of the Guatemalan penitentiary system and participated in Guatemala’s presidential elections in 2007, 2011, 2015, and he won in 2019. Giammattei will assume office on January 14, 2020....Read More »