List of heads of state of Angola

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President of the
Republic of Angola
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Incumbent
José Eduardo dos Santos

since 10 September 1979
Term length 5 years, renewable once (since 2012)
Inaugural holder Agostinho Neto
Formation 11 November 1975
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Presidents of Angola (1975–Present)[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
People's Republic of Angola
(República Popular de Angola)
11 November 1975 to 10 September 1979 Agostinho Neto.jpg António Agostinho Neto, President MPLA - PT Died in office
10 September 1979 to 21 September 1979 José Eduardo dos Santos 3.jpg José Eduardo dos Santos, Acting President MPLA - PT
21 September 1979 to 27 August 1992 José Eduardo dos Santos, President
Republic of Angola
(República de Angola)
27 August 1992 to Present José Eduardo dos Santos 3.jpg José Eduardo dos Santos, President MPLA - PT

Affiliations[edit]

MPLA - PT = Movimento Popular da Libertação de Angola - Partido do Trabalho (Popular Liberation Movement of Angola - Labour Party, authoritarian, extreme leftist after independence, primarily ethnic Ambundu, renounced Marxism 26 March 1991)
UNITA = União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, authoritarian, social democratic, primarily ethnic Ovimbundu)

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