|President of Guinea-Bissau|
14 May 1984 – 16 May 1984
|Prime Minister||Victor Saúde Maria|
|Preceded by||João Bernardo Vieira|
|Succeeded by||João Bernardo Vieira|
|Died||4 June 2016 (aged 78–79)|
|Political party||African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde|
Carmen Pereira (1937 – 4 June 2016) was a politician in Guinea-Bissau. She served three days as Acting President in 1984. She was the first woman in this role in Africa and the only one in Guinea-Bissau's history. She had the shortest term as the Acting President, serving only three days in office.
Pereira died in Bissau on 4 June 2016.
References[change | change source]
- Ribeiro, João Ruela. "Morreu Carmen Pereira, combatente pela independência da Guiné-Bissau". PÚBLICO.