Latest Changes in the Heads of State
Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Botswana

President of Botswana

Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Botswana (since Apr 1, 2018) Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi (born 21 July 1961) is the 5th President of Botswana since 1 April 2018. He has also served as Minister of Education since 2014, and previously he was Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration from 2011 to 2014. He was...Read More »

Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President of Costa Rica

President of Costa Rica

Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President of Costa Rica (elected on Apr 1, 2018) Carlos Alvarado Quesada (San José, January 14, 1980) is a Costa Rican writer, journalist, political scientist and politician and the President-elect of Costa Rica. He previously served as Minister of Labor and Social Security. Alvarado has a Bachelor’s degree in communication and...Read More »

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, President of Egypt (since Jun 8, 2014)

President of Egypt

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, President of Egypt (since Jun 8, 2014; re-elected on Mar 28, 2018) On Mar 28, 2018, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi wins 97.1% of the vote. Turnout is 41.1%. Born in Gamaleya, Old Cairo, Sisi graduated from Egyptian Military Academy and U.S. Army War College. Sisi held various command positions in the Egyptian...Read More »

Barlen Vyapoory, Acting President of Mauritus

President of Mauritius

Barlen Vyapoory, Acting President of Mauritus (since Mar 23, 2018) Paramasivum Pillay “Barlen” Vyapoory is a Mauritian politician who has served as vice president of Mauritius since 2016. Vyapoory previously served as High Commissioner of the Republic of Mauritius to South Africa. Vyapoory has served as President of that organization on several occasions. He...Read More »

President of Myanmar (Burma)

President of Myanmar (Burma)

Win Myint, President of Myanmar Win Myint (born 8 November 1951) is a Burmese politician and former political prisoner who is serving as the 10th President of Myanmar since 30 March 2018. He was the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Myanmar from 2016 to 2018. He also served as MP for House...Read More »

Paula-Mae Weekes, President of Trinidad and Tobago

President of Trinidad and Tobago

Paula-Mae Weekes, President of Trinidad and Tobago (since Mar 19, 2018) Paula-Mae Weekes (born December 23, 1958) is the 6th and current president of Trinidad and Tobago. She took office on 19 March 2018 and became the first woman to hold the office of President. Weekes attended the University of the West Indies, Cave...Read More »

Chancellor of Germany

Chancellor of Germany

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany (Re-elected for the 5th term on Mar 14, 2018) Angela Merkel was sworn in as Chancellor on November 22, 2005. She is the first woman and the first East German to hold this office. Her CV traces her rise from an academic to a political career. Born on 17...Read More »

Sebastián Pinera, President of Chile

President of Chile

Sebastián Pinera, President of Chile (re-elected on Mar 11, 2018) Born December 1, 1949. Piñera was born in Santiago to Magdalena Echenique Rozas and José Piñera Carvallo who worked for CORFO and was Chile’s ambassador to Belgium and to the United Nations. His maternal lineage is of Basque descent and his paternal lineage is...Read More »