José Ramos-Horta

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His Excellency
José Ramos-Horta
GCL AC
José Ramos-Horta Portrait.jpg
President of East Timor
In office
20 May 2007 – 20 May 2012
Prime MinisterEstanislau da Silva
Xanana Gusmão
Preceded byXanana Gusmão
Succeeded byTaur Matan Ruak
Prime Minister of East Timor
In office
26 June 2006 – 19 May 2007
PresidentXanana Gusmão
Preceded byMari Alkatiri
Succeeded byEstanislau da Silva
Personal details
BornJosé Manuel Ramos-Horta
(1949-12-26) 26 December 1949 (age 68)
Dili, Portuguese Timor
(now East Timor)
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Ana Pessoa Pinto (Divorced)
ChildrenLoro Ramos-Horta
Alma materHague 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]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lindsay Murdoch (10 July 2006). "Ramos Horta vows to rebuild Timor". The Age. Melbourne. Retrieved 27 September 2006.. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. Greenlees, Donald (11 May 2007). "East Timor hopes new leader will heal divisions". International Herald Tribune.