Fernando Pereira (major)

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Fernando Pereira
President of São Tomé and Príncipe
In office
16 July 2003 – 23 July 2003
Preceded byFradique de Menezes
Succeeded byFradique de Menezes
Personal details
Political partyMilitary Junta

Fernando "Cobo" Pereira is a major in the military of São Tomé and Príncipe.

He led a coup against the elected government of Fradique de Menezes on July 16, 2003. He gave up power a week later as part of an agreement.[1]

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