Joaquim Alberto Chissano
|2nd President of Mozambique|
6 November 1986 – 2 February 2005
|Prime Minister||Mário da Graça Machungo|
|Preceded by||Samora Machel|
|Succeeded by||Armando Guebuza|
|Born||22 October 1939|
Gaza Province, Mozambique
|Spouse(s)||Marcelina Rafael Chissano|
Joaquim Alberto Chissano (born 22 October 1939) is a politician. He served as the second President of Mozambique, from 1986 to 2005. He is known for transforming the war-torn country of Mozambique into one of the most successful African democracies. Chissano also served as Chairperson of the African Union from 2003 to 2004.
References[change | change source]
- Soares, Claire (23 October 2007). "Joaquim Chissano: Democrat among the despots". The Independent. Retrieved 23 January 2013.