List of presidents of Mozambique

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President of the
Republic of Mozambique
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Filipe Nyusi, President, Republic of Mozambique - 2018 (40689535485) (cropped).jpg
Filipe Nyusi

since 15 January 2015
ResidencePalácio da Ponta Vermelha, Maputo
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderSamora Machel
Formation25 June 1975
SuccessionPresident of the Assembly of the Republic[1]

The following is a list of presidents of Mozambique, since the establishment of the office of President in 1975.

Presidents of Mozambique (1975–present)[edit]

President Took office Left office Time in office Party Election
People's Republic of Mozambique
Samora Machel
Machel, SamoraSamora Machel
25 June 197519 October 1986 †11 years, 116 daysFRELIMO1977
Political Bureau of the Central Committee of FRELIMO Membership in 1986 *Marcelino dos Santos . *Joaquim Chissano . *Alberto Chipande . *Armando Guebuza . *Jorge Rebelo . *Mariano de Araújo Matsinhe . *Sebastião Marcos Mabote . *Jacinto Soares Veloso . *Mário da Graça Machungo . *José Óscar Monteiro .
Politburo of the CC of FRELIMOPolitical Bureau of the Central Committee of FRELIMO

Membership in 1986

19 October 19866 November 198618 daysFRELIMO
Joaquim Chissano
Chissano, JoaquimJoaquim Chissano
(born 1939)
6 November 19861 December 19904 years, 25 daysFRELIMO
Republic of Mozambique
Joaquim Chissano
Chissano, JoaquimJoaquim Chissano
(born 1939)
1 December 19902 February 200514 years, 63 daysFRELIMO1994
Armando Guebuza
Guebuza, ArmandoArmando Guebuza
(born 1943)
2 February 200515 January 20159 years, 347 daysFRELIMO2004
Filipe Nyusi
Nyusi, FilipeFilipe Nyusi
(born 1959)
15 January 2015Incumbent4 years, 207 daysFRELIMO2014


Filipe NyusiArmando GuebuzaJoaquim ChissanoPolitical Bureau of the Central Committee of FRELIMOSamora Machel


Latest election[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Filipe Nyusi FRELIMO 2,778,497 57.03
Afonso Dhlakama RENAMO 1,783,382 36.61
Daviz Simango MDM 309,925 6.36
Invalid/blank votes 461,861
Total 5,333,665 100
Registered voters/turnout 10,964,978 48.64
Source: Mozambique News Agency

See also[edit]

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