President of Sao Tome and Principe


President Manuel Pinto da Costa of Sao Tome and PrincipeManuel Pinto da Costa

Date of Birth: 5 August 1937
Birth Place: Agua Grande, Sao Tome and Principe
Political Party: Independent
Arrival in Power: 3 September 2011
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

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Manuel Pinto da Costa was born in Agua Grande, in 1937. Manuel Pinto da Costa is the current President of Sao Tome and Principe. Manuel Pinto da Costa has served previously as president from 1975 until 1991. Manuel Pinto da Costa ran in the 1996 elections but was defeated and he lost again in 2001. Manuel Pinto da Costa ran again the 2011 presidential elections and this time he was successful he was sworn in on September 3rd 2011.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Pinto_da_Costa

Updated on: January 12th, 2014

Prime Minister of Sao Tome and Principe


Gabriel Costa

Date of Birth: 1954
Birth Place: NA
Political Party: Social Democratic Party
Arrival in Power: 12 December 2012
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Gabriel Costa in 1954. Gabriel Costa is the current Prime Minister of Sao Tome and Principe. Gabriel Costa served as the Prime Minister of Sao Tome and Principe on a previous occasion from March 2002 to October 2002, before he was re-appointed to the post by the President in December 2012.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriel_Costa

Updated on: January 12th, 2014

Former President of Sao Tome and Principe


President Fradique de Menezes of Sao Tome and PrincipeFradique de Menezes

Date of Birth: 21 March 1942
Birth Place: Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe
Political Party: Force for Change Democratic Movement, Liberal Party
Arrival in Power: 23 July 2003
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Fradique de Menezes was born in Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe, in 1942. Fradique de Menezes was the President of Sao Tome and Principe. Fradique de Menezes studied in Portugal and Belgium. Before becoming president he served as Sao Tome and Principe's foreign minister. He was first elected president in 2001, but was deposed in 2003 during a coup, but he eventually took back power through an agreement. Fradique de Menezes won the 2006 presidential elections, another potential coup was revealed in 2009 but was averted and the perpetrators were imprisoned.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fradique_de_Menezes

Updated on: January 12th, 2014

Former Prime Minister of Sao Tome and Principe


Patrice Trovoada

Date of Birth: 18 March 1962
Birth Place: Libreville, Gabon
Political Party: Independent Democratic Action
Arrival in Power: 14 August 2010
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Patrice Trovoada was born in Libreville, Gabon, in 1962. Patrice Trovoada was the Prime Minister of Sao Tome and Principe. Before becoming prime minister he was the Foreign Minister of Sao Tome and Principe from 2001 to 2002. Patrice Trovoada served as prime minister on a previous occasion in 2008.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrice_Trovoada

Updated on: January 12th, 2014