Taur Matan Ruak
|7th Prime Minister of East Timor|
|Assumed office |
22 June 2018
|Preceded by||Mari Alkatiri|
|5th President of East Timor|
20 May 2012 – 20 May 2017
|Prime Minister||Xanana Gusmão|
Rui Maria de Araújo
|Preceded by||José Ramos-Horta|
|Succeeded by||Francisco Guterres|
|Born||10 October 1956|
Baguia, Portuguese Timor (now East Timor)
|Political party||People's Liberation Party|
|Independent (before 2017)|
|Spouse(s)||Isabel da Costa Ferreira|
|Years of service||1975–2011|
|Commands||Ponta Leste Sector|
Timor Leste Defence Force
|Battles/wars||Indonesian occupation of East Timor|
Taur Matan Rauk (born José Maria Vasconcelos; October 10, 1956) is a East Timorese politician. He became President of East Timor in May 2012. In June 2018, he became the 7th Prime Minister of East Timor.
References[change | change source]
- "E.Timor celebrates a decade of independence" Archived 2012-09-03 at Archive.today, Agence France-Presse, 20 May 2012.
- "Biography of Commander F-FDTL". East Timor Ministry of Defence and Security website. East Timor Ministry of Defence and Security. Archived from the original on 25 July 2008. Retrieved 23 March 2008.