List of Presidents of Cape Verde

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
President of the
Republic of Cape Verde
Coat of arms of Cape Verde.svg
Jorge Carlos Fonseca 2014.png
Jorge Carlos Fonseca

since 9 September 2011
Residence Palácio Presidencial, Praia
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Aristides Pereira
Formation 8 July 1975
Coat of arms of Cape Verde.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Cape Verde

The following is a list of Presidents of Cape Verde, since the establishment of the office of President in 1975.


Political parties

Presidents of Cape Verde (1975–present)[edit]

Portrait Name
Term of Office[1] Political Party
1 Aristide Pereira detail DF-SC-84-10021.jpg Aristides Pereira
8 July 1975 January 1981 PAIGC
(1) January 1981 22 March 1991 PAICV
2 António Mascarenhas Monteiro crop.jpg António Mascarenhas Monteiro
22 March 1991 22 March 2001 MpD
3 Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires.jpg Pedro Pires
22 March 2001 9 September 2011 PAICV
4 Jorge Carlos Fonseca 2014.png Jorge Carlos Fonseca
9 September 2011 Incumbent MpD


  1. ^ Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office.

Latest election[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Jorge Carlos Fonseca Movement for Democracy 91,320 74.0
Albertino Graça Independent 27,866 22.6
Joaquim Monteiro Independent 4,228 3.4
Invalid/blank votes
Total 123,414 100
Registered voters/turnout 347,622 36

See also[edit]

External links[edit]