Latest Changes in the Heads of State
Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand (since May 22, 2014)

Prime Minister of Thailand

Prayut Chan-o-cha, Former Prime Minister of Thailand (since May 22, 2014; re-elected on Jun 5, 2019) Prayut Chan-o-cha (previously spelt Prayuth Chan-ocha; Thai: ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา; IPA: [prà.jút tɕān.ʔōː.tɕʰāː]; born 21 March 1954) is a retired Thai army officer who is now (2015) the Prime Minister of Thailand and head of the National Council for...Read More »

Egils Levits, President of Latvia

President of Latvia

Egils Levits, President of Latvia (elected on May 29, 2019) Egils Levits (born 30 June 1955) is a Latvian lawyer, political scientist and judge who is the President of Latvia since July 8, 2019. He has been a Member of the European Court of Justice since 2004. During the late Soviet-era he was a...Read More »

Gitanas Nausėda, President of Lithuania

President of Lithuania

Gitanas Nausėda, President of Lithuania From 1982 to 1987 he studied in Vilnius University, Faculty of Industrial Economics and from 1987 to 1989 in the Faculty of Economics. From 1990 to 1992 he did a practice at the University of Mannheim in Germany under the DAAD scholarship. He defended his PhD thesis “Income Policy...Read More »

Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa

President of South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa (Re-elected on May 22, 2019) Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa (born 17 November 1952) is a South African politician and the fifth and current President of South Africa. He became President following the resignation of Jacob Zuma. Previously an anti-apartheid activist, trade union leader and businessman, Ramaphosa served as the...Read More »

Laurentino Cortizo, President of Panama

President of Panama

Laurentino Cortizo, President of Panama Laurentino “Nito” Cortizo Cohen (born January 30, 1953) is a Panamanian politician and the President of Panama from 2019 to 2024. Cortizo Cohen is the former President of the National Assembly and Minister of Agricultural and Livestock Development. He was also a member of the National Assembly between 1994...Read More »

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, President of Ukraine

President of Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, President of Ukraine (elected with 73% of the vote in a run-off on Apr 21, 2019) Born on 25 January 1978, Zelenskiy is a Ukrainian politician, screenwriter, actor, comedian and director. Prior to his political career, he obtained a degree in law and created the company Kvartal 95, which produces films, cartoons...Read More »

Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan, President of Sudan

President of The Sudan

Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan, President of Sudan Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan is a Sudanese Army general and politician who is currently serving as de facto Head of State of Sudan after Former Chairman Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf resigned and transferred control. He was formerly the head of the Sudanese ground forces. Omar H.A....Read More »

Zuzana Čaputová, President of Slovakia

President of Slovakia

Zuzana Čaputová, President of Slovakia (takes office on Jun 15, 2019) Born 21 June 1973, Zuzana is a Slovak politician, lawyer, and activist who is the president-elect of Slovakia, due to take office on 15 June 2019. Čaputová will be the first woman to hold the presidency, as well as the youngest president in...Read More »

Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria

President of Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria (since May 29, 2015; re-elected on Feb 23, 2019) Muhammadu Buhari GCFR (born 17 December 1942) is the President of Nigeria, in office since 29 May 2015. He is a retired Nigerian Army Major General and was Head of State of Nigeria from 31 December 1983 to 27 August...Read More »

Nayib Bukele, President of El Salvador

President of El Salvador

Nayib Bukele, President of El Salvador (takes office on Jun 1, 2019) Nayib Armando Bukele Ortez (born 24 July 1981) is a Salvadoran politician and businessman who is the President-elect of El Salvador after winning the 2019 election. He is due to take office on 1 June 2019. Nayib Bukele ran as the candidate...Read More »

Félix Antoine Tshilombo Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo

President of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Félix Antoine Tshilombo Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (since Jan 24, 2019) Félix Antoine Tshilombo Tshisekedi (born 13 June 1963) is a Congolese politician who is the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He is the leader of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS), the oldest and largest...Read More »

Andry Rajoelina, President of Madagascar

President of Madagascar

Andry Rajoelina, President of Madagascar (since Jan 19, 2019) Andry Nirina Rajoelina (born 30 May 1974) a Malagasy businessman and politician, is the president of Madagascar. He started his career in the private sector, first organizing events on the Island (Live concerts), and then investing the advertising business (Injet, billboards and print) and the...Read More »

Salome Zurabishvili, President of Georgia

President of Georgia

Salome Zurabishvili, President of Georgia (On Nov 28, 2018 wins 59.5% of the vote) Salome Zurabishvili (born 18 March 1952) is a French-born Georgian politician who is the President-Elect of Georgia, due to take office on 16 December 2018. She will become the first woman to hold the office in a permanent capacity (with Speaker...Read More »