José Eduardo dos Santos

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José Eduardo dos Santos
President of Angola
Incumbent
Assumed office
10 September 1979
Prime Minister Fernando José de França Dias Van-Dúnem
Marcolino Moco
Fernando José de França Dias Van-Dúnem
Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos
Paulo Kassoma[1]
Vice President Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos
Manuel Vicente
Preceded by Agostinho Neto
Personal details
Born 28 August 1942 (1942-08-28) (age 71)
Luanda, Angola[2]
Political party Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola
Spouse(s) Ana Paula dos Santos (3rd wife)
Alma mater Azerbaijan State Oil Academy
Religion Roman Catholicism [3]

José Eduardo dos Santos (born August 28, 1942)[4] is an Angolan politician. Since 1979, he is the current President of Angola. As President, José Eduardo dos Santos is also the commander in chief of the Angolan Armed Forces.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Position abolished in 2010.
  2. José Eduardo dos Santos: Biography from. Answers.com. Retrieved on 2011-01-09.
  3. baptized, but not practicing
  4. W. Martin James and Susan Herlin Broadhead, Historical Dictionary of Angola (2004), Scarecrow Press, page 145.