Mohammed Waheed Hassan

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Mohamed Waheed Hassan
ޑރ. މުޙައްމަދު ވަޙީދު ޙަސަން މަނިކު
Mohammed Waheed Hassan official portrait (cropped).jpg
Official portrait, 2013
5th President of the Maldives
In office
7 February 2012 – 17 November 2013
Vice PresidentMohammed Waheed Deen
Preceded byMohamed Nasheed
Succeeded byAbdulla Yameen
2nd Vice President of the Maldives
In office
11 November 2008 – 7 February 2012
PresidentMohamed Nasheed
Preceded byIbrahim Muhammad Didi (1953)
Succeeded byMohammed Waheed Deen
Personal details
Born (1953-01-03) 3 January 1953 (age 68)
Malé, Maldives
CitizenshipMaldivian
American
Political partyProgressive Party of Maldives
Other political
affiliations
National Unity Party
Spouse(s)Ilham Hussain
ChildrenWidhadh Waheed
Fidha Waheed
Jeffry Salim Waheed
Alma materAmerican University of Beirut
Stanford University

Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik (ޑރ. މުޙައްމަދު ވަޙީދު ޙަސަން މަނިކު; Arabic: مُحَمَّد وَحِيد حَسَن مَانِيك; born 3 January 1953) was the 5th President of the Maldives from 7 February 2012 to 17 November 2013. Many believes he became president after he forced a coup d'etat on Mohamed Nasheed.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Alastair Lawson (14 May 2012). "Maldives president denounced in the UK by his brother". BBC News. Retrieved 31 March 2012.