Latest Changes in the Heads of State
Kais Saied, President of Tunisia

President of Tunisia

Kais Saied, President of Tunisia (since Oct 23, 2019) Kais Saied is a Tunisian former professor and politician serving as the fifth president of Tunisia since October 2019. Kais Saied is the son of Moncef Saied from Béni Khiar (Cap Bon) and Lalla Zakia, a family of modest but intellectual origin. His paternal uncle...Read More »

Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique

President of Mozambique

Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique (since Jan 15, 2015; re-elected on Oct 15, 2019) Filipe Jacinto Nyusi (born 9 February 1959), also spelt Nyussi, is the fourth President of Mozambique, in office since 2015. He previously served as Minister of Defence from 2008 to 2014. Nyusi was the candidate of the ruling party, Frelimo, in...Read More »

Alejandro Giammattei, President of Guatemala

President of Guatemala

Alejandro Giammattei, President of Guatemala (since Aug 11, 2019) Born 9 March 1956, is a politician and the President-elect of Guatemala. He is a former director of the Guatemalan penitentiary system and participated in Guatemala’s presidential elections in 2007, 2011, 2015, and he won in 2019. Giammattei will assume office on January 14, 2020....Read More »

Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, President of Mauritania

President of Mauritania

Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, President of Mauritania (elected on Jun 22, 2019) Born 31 December 1956, also known as Ghazouani and Ould Ghazouani, is a Mauritanian retired general and politician who is the president-elect of Mauritania and will assume office on 2 August 2019. He is a former General Director of National Security and former...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 »