|President of Malawi|
31 May 2014 – 28 June 2020
|Vice President||Saulos Chilima|
|Preceded by||Joyce Banda|
|Succeeded by||Lazarus Chakwera|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
8 September 2011 – 26 April 2012
|Preceded by||Etta Banda|
|Succeeded by||Ephraim Chiume|
|Member of Parliament|
for Thyolo East
19 May 2009 – March 2014
|Preceded by||Bapu Khamisa|
|Succeeded by||Gerson Timothy Solomoni|
|Born||18 July 1940|
Chisoka, Thyolo, Nyasaland
|Political party||DPP (2004–present)|
UDF (before 2004)
|Spouse(s)||Christophine (d. 1990) |
Gertrude Maseko (m. 2014)
|Relations||Bingu wa Mutharika (brother)|
|Alma mater||University of London (LL.B) |
Yale University (LL.M), (J.S.D.)
|Awards||International Jurist Award|
Arthur Peter Mutharika (//[source?]; born 18 July 1939) is a Malawian politician, educator and lawyer. He was President of Malawi from 31 May 2014 until he lost his re-election bid on June 28, 2020. He informally served as an adviser to his older brother, President Bingu wa Mutharika, on issues of foreign and domestic policy from the onset of his election campaign until the President's death on 5 April 2012.
In August 2021, the Constitutional Court examines an appeal lodged by the Progressive Democratic Party of Peter Mutharika. He calls for the cancellation of the 2020 presidential election because four of his representatives had been banned from sitting on the Electoral Commission.
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