Latest Changes in the Heads of State
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 »

Jair Bolsonaro, President of Brazil

President of Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro, President of Brazil (On Oct 28, 2018 wins 55.1% of the vote) Jair Messias Bolsonaro (born 21 March 1955) is a Brazilian politician and retired military officer who is the President-elect of Brazil. He has served as a member of the Chamber of Deputies, representing the state of Rio de Janeiro, since 1991....Read More »

Paul Biya, President of Cameroon

President of Cameroon

Paul Biya, President of Cameroon (On Oct 7, 2018 re-elected by winning 71.3% of the vote) Born on February 13, 1933, in Mvomeka’a, Cameroon; married Jeanne Atyam, 1960; married Chantal; children: one. Education: Licence en Droit Public, Paris, 1960; diplome, Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris, 1961; diplome, Institut des Hautes Etudes d’Outre-Mer, 1962; diplome, Etudes...Read More »

Charles Savarin, President of Dominica

President of Dominica

Charles Savarin, President of Dominica (elected on Sept 30, 2013; re-elected on Oct 1, 2018) Following the demise of the Patrick John government (in which Savarin played and integral role)Savarin was made Chairman of the Committee for National Salvation (CNS). This body comprising members of the greater cross section of Dominican Society, was tasked...Read More »

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of Maldives

President of Maldives

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Maldives (elected on Sept 23, 2018) Born 4 May 1964, he is a Maldivian politician who is the President-elect of the Maldives, due to take office on 17 November 2018, after having defeated incumbent Abdulla Yameen in the 2018 presidential election. He was first elected to parliament in...Read More »

Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan

President of Pakistan

Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan (since Sept 9, 2018) Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi (born 29 August 1949) is a Pakistani politician who is the 13th and current President of Pakistan, in office since 9 September 2018. He was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from June 2013 to May 2018 and again from August...Read More »

Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan

Prime Minister of Pakistan

Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan (since Aug 17, 2018) Born 5 October 1952, is a Pakistani politician and former cricketer who is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Pakistan. He is also the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Previously he was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from 2002...Read More »

Iván Duque Márquez, 33rd President of Colombia

President of Colombia

Iván Duque Márquez, 33rd President of Colombia (since Aug 8, 2018) Born August 1, 1976. He is a Colombian politician, banker and lawyer who is the current President of Colombia, in office since 7 August 2018. Formerly, he served as a senator. He was the presidential candidate for the Democratic Centre Party for the...Read More »

Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe

President of Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe (re-elected on Jul 30, 2018 with 50.6% of the vote) Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa (born 15 September 1942) is a longtime ally of former President Robert Mugabe and a senior member of the ruling ZANU–PF party, Mnangagwa served as Vice President of Zimbabwe from 2014 until his dismissal in November 2017,...Read More »

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of Mexico

President of Mexico

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of Mexico (elected on Jul 1, 2018 with 54.8% of the vote) Born: 13 November 1953. Often abbreviated as AMLO, is a Mexican politician who is the President-elect of Mexico after winning the 2018 presidential election. He began his political career in 1976 as a member of the Institutional...Read More »

Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister of Spain

Prime Minister of Spain

Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister of Spain (since Jun 2, 2018) Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón (born 29 February 1972) is a Spanish economist and politician serving as Prime Minister of Spain since 2 June 2018. He is also Secretary-General of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE), holding office for the second time after winning a leadership...Read More »

Nicolás Maduro, President of Venezuela

President of Venezuela

Nicolás Maduro, President of Venezuela (elected on Apr 14, 2013; re-elected on May 20, 2018 with 67.8% of the vote) Nicolás Maduro Moros (Spanish pronunciation: [nikoˈlaz maˈðuɾo ˈmoɾos]; born 23 November 1962) is a Venezuelan politician who is the current President of Venezuela. He was previously the Vice President of Venezuela and the Minister of...Read More »