Latest Changes in the Heads of State
Sadyr Japarov, President of Kyrgyzstan

President of Kyrgyzstan

Sadyr Japarov, President of Kyrgyzstan (since Jan 28, 2021) Sadyr Nurgozhoevich Japarov (born 6 December 1968) is a Kyrgyz politician, was an acting prime minister of Kyrgyzstan in the interim government following the resignation of Sooronbay Jeenbekov amidst electoral protests. Japarov also became acting president of Kyrgyzstan after Jeenbekov’s resignation, but resigned himself on...Read More »

Joe Biden, President of the USA (since Jan 20, 2021)

President of the United States

Joe Biden, President of the USA (since Jan 20, 2021) Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (/ˈbaɪdən/ BY-dən; born November 20, 1942) is an American politician serving as the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017 under Barack...Read More »

Guy Parmelin, President of Switzerland (since Jan 1, 2021)

President of Switzerland

Guy Parmelin, President of Switzerland (since Jan 1, 2021) Guy Parmelin (born 9 November 1959) is a Swiss politician serving as President of Switzerland since 2021, having previously served as Vice President of Switzerland in 2020. A member of the Swiss People’s Party (SVP/UDC), he has been a Member of the Swiss Federal Council...Read More »

Umaro Sissoco Embaló, President of Guinea-Bissau (elected on Dec 29, 2020 with 53.5% of the vote)

President of Guinea-Bissau

Umaro Sissoco Embaló, President of Guinea-Bissau (elected on Dec 29, 2020 with 53.5% of the vote) Umaro Mokhtar Sissoco Embaló (born 23 September 1972) is the president of Guinea-Bissau. He is a political scientist and military officer who previously served as prime minister between 18 November 2016 and 16 January 2018. Born in Bissau,...Read More »

President of Algeria

Abdelmadjid Tebboune, President of Algeria (Elected on Dec 12, 2020 with 58.1% of the vote) Abdelmadjid Tebboune (born 17 November 1945) is an Algerian politician currently serving as the President of Algeria since December 2019 and as Minister of Defence. He took over the power from former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and former Acting Head...Read More »

Pradeep Roopun, President of Mauritus (since Dec 2, 2020)

President of Mauritius

Pradeep Roopun, President of Mauritus (since Dec 2, 2020) Born 24 May 1959. Prithvirajsing Roopun was born in Quatre Bornes and grew up in Morcellement St. Jean, a suburb of Quatre Bornes. He attended secondary school at New Eton College in Rose Hill and worked as Mathematics teacher at Eden College. He has been...Read More »

Hage Geingob, President of Namibia

President of Namibia

Hage Geingob, President of Namibia (since Mar 21, 2015; re-elected on Nov 27, 2020 with 56.3% of the vote) 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...Read More »

Milorad Dodik, Chairman of the Presidency

Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Milorad Dodik, Chairman of the Presidency Milorad Dodik (pronounced [born 12 March 1959) is a Bosnian Serb politician, currently serving as the Serb member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the collective federal head of state and is also its chairman. President of the socialist Alliance of Independent Social Democrats (SNSD) since its...Read More »

Maia Sandu, President of Moldova

President of Moldova

Maia Sandu, President of Moldova (Elected on Nov 15, 2020 with 57.7%) Maia Sandu (born 24 May 1972) is a Moldovan politician and the current President of Moldova since 24 December 2020. She is the former leader of the Party of Action and Solidarity (PAS) and former Prime Minister of Moldova from 8 June...Read More »

Vjosa Osmani, Acting President of Kosovo

President of Kosovo

Vjosa Osmani, Acting President of Kosovo (since Nov 5, 2020) Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu (born 17 May 1982)[2] is a Kosovan jurist who is the Chairwoman of the Assembly of Kosovo and acting President of Kosovo. She is a professor at the University of Pristina, RIT Kosovo; she has also taught as a visiting professor at...Read More »

Luis Arce, President of Bolivia

President of Bolivia

Luis Arce, President of Bolivia (since Nov 2, 2020) Luis Alberto Arce Catacora (born 28 September 1963), also known as Lucho Arce, is a Bolivian politician who serves as the 67th President of Bolivia since 8 November 2020.[1] He served as Minister of Economy and Public Finance from 2006 to 2017 and in 2019...Read More »

Wavel Ramkalawan, President of Seychelles

President of Seychelles

Wavel Ramkalawan, President of Seychelles (Elected on Oct 24, 2020 with 54.9%) Wavel Ramkalawan (born 15 March 1961) is a Seychellois politician and Anglican priest who has been serving as the President of the Republic of Seychelles since 26 October 2020. Ramkalawan was an opposition MP from 1993 to 2011 and 2016 to 2020....Read More »

Surangel Whipps, Jr., President of Palau

President of Palau

Surangel Whipps, Jr., President of Palau Surangel S. Whipps Jr. (born 1968 or 1969) is a Palauan businessman and politician, who has served as the President of Palau since 2021.[2] He served as Senator from 2008 to 2016.[2] He is from Ngatpang state, Republic of Palau.[citation needed] Whipps assumed office as the President of...Read More »

Yoshihide Suga, Prime Minister of Japan

Prime Minister of Japan

Yoshihide Suga, Prime Minister of Japan (since Sept 14, 2020) Yoshihide Suga (born 6 December 1948) is a Japanese politician who has been Prime Minister of Japan since September 2020. He was Chief Cabinet Secretary under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from 2012 to 2020 and Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications from 2006 to...Read More »

Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana

President of Guyana

Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana (since Aug 2, 2020) Mohamed Irfaan Ali (born 25 May 1980) is a Guyanese politician who is President of Guyana since August 2020. He was a Member of Parliament (MP)[2] and the Minister of Housing. Ali was born to an Indo-Guyanese Muslim family in Leonora, a village in the...Read More »

Andrzej Duda, President of Poland

President of Poland

Andrzej Duda, President of Poland (Elected on May 24, 2015. Re-elected on Jul 12, 2020 with 51%) 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...Read More »

Luis Abinader, President of the Dominican Republic

President of the Dominican Republic

 Luis Abinader, President of the Dominican Republic (elected on Jul 5, 2020 with 52.5%) Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona (born 12 July 1967) is a Dominican economist, businessman, and politician who is serving as the 54th and current President of the Dominican Republic. He served as the Modern Revolutionary Party candidate for President of the...Read More »

Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson, President of Iceland

President of Iceland

Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson, President of Iceland (elected on Jun 25, 2016 with 39.1% ; re-elected on Jun 27, 2020 with 91.8%) Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson (born 26 June 1968) is the current President of Iceland. He took office on 1 August 2016, after receiving the most votes in the 2016 election. A historian, he was...Read More »