List of heads of state of Angola

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The following is a list of heads of state of Angola, since the establishment of the office of President in 1975.

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Political parties
Symbols
  • Died in office

Presidents of Angola (1975–present)[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
People's Republic of Angola
1 Agostinho Neto (1975).jpg Agostinho Neto
(1922–1979)
11 November 1975 10 September 1979[†] MPLA
- Lúcio Lara
(1929–2016)
10 September 1979
in his capacity as MPLA president, was interim president of Angola
[1][2][3]
21 September 1979 MPLA
2 José Eduardo dos Santos 3.jpg José Eduardo dos Santos
(1942–)
21 September 1979 27 August 1992 MPLA
Republic of Angola
(2) José Eduardo dos Santos 3.jpg José Eduardo dos Santos
(1942–)
27 August 1992 26 September 2017 MPLA
3 Joao Lourenco May 2017.jpg João Lourenço
(1954–)
26 September 2017 Incumbent MPLA

Note: For details of the post of President of Angola, see President of Angola.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Agência Lusa (2010). "Angola: História política de Lúcio Lara lançada em fotobiografia". Notícias do Serviço de Apontadores Portugueses. 
  2. ^ Emídio Fernando (2016). "O homem que marcou o destino de Angola". Nova Gazeta. 
  3. ^ Patrício Batsîkama (2014). "O testamento que validou José Eduardo dos Santos na presidência de Angola em 1979". Revista de História da África e de Estudos da Diáspora Africana. Sankofa. 

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