José Ramos-Horta

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His Excellency
José Ramos-Horta
GCL AC
President of East Timor
In office
20 May 2007 – 20 May 2012
Prime Minister Estanislau da Silva
Xanana Gusmão
Preceded by Xanana Gusmão
Succeeded by Taur Matan Ruak
Prime Minister of East Timor
In office
26 June 2006 – 19 May 2007
President Xanana Gusmão
Preceded by Mari Alkatiri
Succeeded by Estanislau da Silva
Personal details
Born José Manuel Ramos-Horta
26 December 1949 (1949-12-26) (age 64)
Dili, Portuguese Timor
(now East Timor)
Political party Independent
Spouse(s) Ana Pessoa Pinto (Divorced)
Children Loro Ramos-Horta
Alma mater Hague Academy of International Law
Antioch College
International Institute of Human Rights
Columbia University

José Manuel Ramos-Horta GCL AC (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈzɛ ˈʁɐ̃muz ˈɔɾtɐ]; born 26 December 1949) is the United Nations' special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS).[1] He was the President of East Timor from 20 May 2007 to 20 May 2012.[2]

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