List of presidents of Cape Verde

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President of the
Republic of Cape Verde
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2019-05-06 Empfang Jorge Carlos Fonseca-1190.jpg
Incumbent
Jorge Carlos Fonseca

since 9 September 2011
ResidencePresidential Palace, Praia
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderAristides Pereira
Formation8 July 1975

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

List of officeholders[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Aristide Pereira detail DF-SC-84-10021.jpg Aristides Pereira
(1923–2011)
8 July 1975 22 March 1991 15 years, 257 days PAIGC
(until 1981[1])
PAICV
(from 1981[1])
2 António Mascarenhas Monteiro crop.jpg António Mascarenhas Monteiro
(1944–2016)
1991
1996
22 March 1991 22 March 2001 10 years MpD
3 Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires.jpg Pedro Pires
(born 1934)
2001
2006
22 March 2001 9 September 2011 10 years, 171 days PAICV
4 Jorge Carlos Fonseca 2014.png Jorge Carlos Fonseca
(born 1950)
2011
2016
9 September 2011 Incumbent 9 years, 5 days MpD

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
Source: Sapo.cv

See also[edit]

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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Cape Verde

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Political Parties of the World (6th edition, 2005), ed. Bogdan Szajkowski, page 113.

External links[edit]