Pedro Pires

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Pedro Pires
Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires.jpg
3rd President of Cape Verde
In office
22 March 2001 – 9 September 2011
Prime MinisterJosé Maria Neves
Preceded byAntónio Mascarenhas Monteiro
Succeeded byJorge Carlos Fonseca
Prime Minister of Cape Verde
In office
8 July 1975 – 4 April 1991
PresidentAristides Pereira
António Mascarenhas Monteiro
Preceded byOffice created
Succeeded byCarlos Veiga
Personal details
Born
Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires

(1934-04-29) 29 April 1934 (age 86)
Fogo, Overseas Province of Cabo Verde, Portugal
Political partyAfrican Party for the Independence of Cape Verde
Spouse(s)Adélcia Barreto
Alma materUniversity of Lisbon

Pedro de Verona Rodrigues Pires (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpedɾu vɨˈɾonɐ ʁuˈdɾiɡɨʃ ˈpiɾɨʃ]; born 29 April 1934) was the President of Cape Verde from March 2001 to September 2011. Before becoming President, he was Prime Minister from 1975 to 1991.[1]

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