Henrique Rosa

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Henrique Rosa
Henrique Rosa 2005.jpg
President of Guinea-Bissau
In office
28 September 2003 – 1 October 2005
Prime MinisterArtur Sanhá
Carlos Gomes
Preceded byVeríssimo Correia Seabra (Chairman of the Military Committee for the Restoration of Constitutional and Democratic Order)
Succeeded byJoão Bernardo Vieira
Personal details
Born(1946-01-18)18 January 1946
Bafatá, Guinea-Bissau
Died15 May 2013(2013-05-15) (aged 67)
Porto, Portugal
Political partyIndependent

Henrique Pereira Rosa (16 January 1946 – 15 May 2013) was a politician from Guinea-Bissau. He was interim President of Guinea-Bissau from 2003 to 2005.

Rosa was born on 16 January 1946 in Bafatá, Guinea-Bissau.[1] Rosa handed over power to Vieira on 1 October 2005.

Rosa stood as an independent candidate in the Guinea-Bissau presidential election, 2009,[2] finishing in third place.

On 15 May 2013, Rosa died at a hospital in Porto, in northern Portugal, after losing a nine month battle with lung cancer. He was 67 years old.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Henrique Rosa at asemana.publ.cv
  2. "Guinea-Bissau candidates keep it low-key after killings", AFP, 10 June 2009.
  3. "Guinea-Bissau's former interim president Rosa dies". 98.4 Capital FM. 15 May 2013. Retrieved 15 May 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)