Latest Changes in the Heads of State
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of Somalia (since Sept 16, 2012)

President of Somalia

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Former President of Somalia (elected on May 15, 2022) Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (born 29 November 1955) is a Somali politician. He is the current President of Somalia. A civic, academic and political activist, he was previously a university professor and dean. Personal life Mohamud was born in 1955 in Jalalaqsi, a...Read More »

Bongbong Marcos, President of Philippines

President of Philippines

Bongbong Marcos, President of Philippines (elected on May 9, 2022 with 58.8% of the vote) Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. (born September 13, 1957), commonly referred to as Bongbong Marcos and by the initials BBM, is a Filipino politician who is the 17th president-elect of the Philippines. He previously served as a senator from 2010...Read More »

José Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor

President of East Timor

José Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor (Elected on Apr 19, 2022 with 62.1% of the vote) José Manuel Ramos-Horta GColIH GCL (born 26 December 1949) is an East Timorese politician who is the president-elect of East Timor and is due to take office on 20 May 2022, having previously served as president from 20...Read More »

Rodrigo Chaves, President of Costa Rica

President of Costa Rica

Rodrigo Chaves, President of Costa Rica (elected on Apr 4, 2022 with 53% of the vote) Rodrigo Alberto de Jesús Chaves Robles (born 10 June 1961) is a Costa Rican economist and politician who is the president-elect of Costa Rica and is due to take office on 8 May 2022. Chaves was previously Minister...Read More »

Serdar Berdimuhamedow, President of Turkmenistan

President of Turkmenistan

Serdar Berdimuhamedow, President of Turkmenistan (since Mar 19, 2022) Serdar Gurbangulyýewiç Berdimuhamedow (born 22 September 1981) is the third and current president of Turkmenistan, serving since 19 March 2022. In November 2016, Berdimuhamedow won a seat in the Mejlis representing the 25th parliamentary district centered on Dushak, a town in Ahal Province. In March...Read More »

Vahagn Khachaturyan, President of Armenia

President of Armenia

Vahagn Khachaturyan, President of Armenia (since Mar 13, 2022) Vahagn Garniki Khachaturyan (born 26 July 1959) is an Armenian politician who is the 5th and current President of Armenia. He served as Mayor of Yerevan from 1992 to 1996 and as the Minister of High-Tech Industry from 2021 to 2022. He was a member...Read More »

Katalin Novák, President of Hungary

President of Hungary

Katalin Novák, President of Hungary (elected on Mar 10, 2022) Katalin Éva Novák (born 6 September 1977) is a Hungarian politician who is the president-elect of Hungary, having been elected in the 2022 presidential election. Upon inauguration, she will become Hungary’s first female president. A member of Fidesz, Novák has additionally served as Member...Read More »

Yoon Suk Yeol, President of South Korea

President of South Korea

Yoon Suk Yeol, President of South Korea (elected on Mar 9, 2022) Yoon Suk-yeol (born December 18, 1960) is a South Korean politician, former public prosecutor and lawyer who is the president-elect of South Korea. Born in Seoul, he attended Seoul National University. In his capacity as the chief prosecutor of South Korea, Seok-Youl...Read More »

Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, President of Burkina Faso

President of Burkina Faso

Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, President of Burkina Faso (since Jan 31, 2022) Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba (born January 1981) is a Burkinabé military officer who heads the Patriotic Movement for Safeguard and Restoration (MPSR), having overthrown President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on 24 January 2022 in the 2022 Burkina Faso coup d’état. On 31 January, the...Read More »

Ignazio Cassis, President of Switzerland

President of Switzerland

Ignazio Cassis, President of Switzerland (since Jan 1, 2022) Ignazio Daniele Giovanni Cassis (born 13 April 1961) is a Swiss physician and politician who has served as President of the Swiss Confederation since 1 January 2022. A member of FDP.The Liberals, he has been a Member of the Swiss Federal Council since 1 November...Read More »

Gabriel Boric, President of Chile

President of Chile

Gabriel Boric, President of Chile (elected on Dec 19, 2021 with 55.9% of the vote) Gabriel Boric Font (born 11 February 1986) is the current President of Chile, serving since 11 March 2022. Boric studied in the Faculty of Law at the University of Chile, and was the president of the University of Chile...Read More »

Karl Nehammer, Chancellor of Austria

Chancellor of Austria

Karl Nehammer, Chancellor of Austria (since Dec 6, 2021) Karl Nehammer (born 18 October 1972) is an Austrian politician serving as chancellor of Austria since 6 December 2021. He is a member of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) who served as minister of the interior from 2020 to 2021, general secretary of the ÖVP...Read More »

Adama Barrow, President of Gambia

President of Gambia

Adama Barrow, President of Gambia (re-elected on Dec 4, 2021 with 53.2% of the vote) Adama Barrow (born 16 February 1965) is the third and current President of the Gambia since January 2017. He is a member of the United Democratic Party (UDP). Prior to his presidential campaign, he was the treasurer of the...Read More »

Magdalena Andersson, Prime Minister of Sweden

Prime Minister of Sweden

Magdalena Andersson, Prime Minister of Sweden (since Nov 30, 2021) Eva Magdalena Andersson (born 23 January 1967) is a Swedish politician and economist serving as leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party and Prime Minister of Sweden since 2021. Andersson joined the Swedish Social Democratic Youth League in 1983. In 1992, she earned a...Read More »

Xiomara Castro, President of Honduras

President of Honduras

Xiomara Castro, President of Honduras (elected Nov 28, 2021 with 51.1% of the vote) Iris Xiomara Castro Sarmiento (born 30 September 1959) is a Honduran politician who is the 56th president of Honduras, in office since January 2022. She is the country’s first female president, having earlier served as first lady during the presidency...Read More »

Rumen Radev, President of Bulgaria (elected on Nov 13, 2016)

President of Bulgaria

Rumen Radev, President of Bulgaria (elected on Nov 13, 2016; re-elected Nov 21, 2021 with 66.7% of the vote) The President of Bulgaria is the head of state of Bulgaria and the commander-in-chief of the Military of Bulgaria. The official residence of the President is at Boyana Residence, Sofia. After the completion of the...Read More »