President of the United States of America

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 business career in an office he More →

President of Palau

Tommy Remengesau, President of Palau (Re-elected on Sept 27, 2016 with 49% of the vote) Thomas Esang Remengesau, Jr. (born 29 February 1956) is a Palauan politician who was President of Palau from 2001 to 2009. He was elected to another four-year term as President in November 2012. He became Vice-President in 1992 and was elected as President in 2000; More →

President of Seychelles

Danny Faure, President of Seychelles (since Oct 16, 2016) Danny Faure (born 8 May 1962) is a Seychellois politician who has been President of Seychelles since 16 October 2016. Previously he served as Vice President of Seychelles from 2010 to 2016. Faure is a member of the People’s Party (PP). Faure was born to Seychellois parents in the western Ugandan town More →

President of the Republic of Estonia

Kersti Kaljulaid, President of Estonia (elected on Oct 3, 2016 with 81 out f 98 votes) Kersti Kaljulaid (born 30 December 1969) is an Estonian politician who is the fifth and current President of Estonia, in office since 10 October 2016. She is the first female head of state of Estonia since the country declared independence in 1918, as well More →

President & Prime Minister of Cape Verde (re-elected on Oct 2, 2016)

Re-elected on Oct 2, 2016 with 74% of the vote. Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca (born 20 October 1950) is a lawyer and university professor who became President of Cape Verde on September 9, 2011. Previously he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1991 to 1993. Supported by the Movement for Democracy (MpD), he won the 2011 presidential election More →

President of Uzbekistan

Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Acting President of Uzbekistan A member of the Samarkand clan, he was considered to be one of the leading potential successors to Islam Karimov as President of Uzbekistan. Mirziyoyev was reported to have friendly relations with Karimov’s wife, Tatyana Karimova, and National Security Council chairman Rustam Inoyatov. Some outside observers expressed concern about his alleged propensity for violence, More →

President of Gabon

Albert-Bernard Bongo, President of Gabon (Re-elected on Aug 27, 2016 with 50.7% of the vote; turnout 60%) Born Albert-Bernard Bongo, December 30, 1935, in Lewai, Franceville, Gabon; given name changed to El Hadj Omar in 1973. Married first wife, divorced 1988; married Edith Lucie Sassou-Nguesso, 1990; children: Ali (son). Religion: Muslim. Military/Wartime Service: Gabonese Air Force, 1958-60. Career President of Gabon. More →

President of Zambia

Edgar Lungu, President of Zambia (since Jan 25, 2015. Re-elected on Aug 11, 2016 with 50.3% of the vote; turnout 56.5%) Edgar Chagwa Lungu (born 11 November 1956) has been the President of Zambia since January 2015. Under President Michael Sata, Lungu served as Minister of Justice and Minister of Defense. Following Sata’s death in October 2014, Lungu was adopted as More →

President of São Tomé and Príncipe

Evaristo Carvalho, President of Sao Tome and Principe (Elected on Aug 7, 2016) Evaristo do Espírito Santo Carvalho (born October 22, 1941) is a São Toméan politician who has been President of São Tomé and Príncipe since 3 September 2016. He was previously Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe from 7 July 1994 to 25 October 1994[1] and again from 26 More →

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Theresa May, Prime Minister of the UK (since Jul 13, 2016) Theresa Mary May (née Brasier; born 1 October 1956) is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the Leader of the Conservative Party. She has also been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Maidenhead since 1997. May identifies as a one-nation conservative and is characterised as a liberal More →

President of Iceland

Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson, President of Iceland (elected on Jun 25, 2016 with 39.1% of the vote) 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 a docent at the University of Iceland until his election. His field of research More →

President of Peru

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, President of Peru (Elected on Jun 5, 2016 with 50.1% of the vote. Turnout is 80.1%) He previously served as Prime Minister of Peru from 2005 to 2006. Kuczynski worked in the United States before entering Peruvian politics. He held positions at both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund before being designated as general manager of Peru’s More →

President of the Dominican Republic

Danilo Medina, President of the Dominican Republic (since Aug 16, 2012. Re-elected on May 15, 2016 with 61.7% of the vote; turnout is 69.6%. ) Danilo Medina Sánchez (born 10 November 1951) is a Dominican politician who is the President of the Dominican Republic since August 16, 2012. He was President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic More →

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 →

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 →