List of presidents of Angola

The following is a list of presidents of Angola since the establishment of the office in 1975. The current president is João Lourenço, who assumed the office on 26 September 2017.[1]

Presidents of AngolaEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election Ref.
Took office Left office Time in office
People's Republic of Angola
1Neto, AgostinhoAgostinho Neto
(1922–1979)
11 November 197510 September 1979 †3 years, 303 daysMPLA[2]
Lara, LúcioLúcio Lara
(1929–2016)
Acting
[citation needed]
11 September 197920 September 19799 daysMPLA
2Santos, JoséJosé Eduardo dos Santos
(1942–2022)
21 September 197927 August 199212 years, 341 daysMPLA1979
1986
[2]
Republic of Angola
(2)Santos, JoséJosé Eduardo dos Santos
(1942–2022)
27 August 199225 September 201725 years, 29 daysMPLA1992
2012
[2]
3Lourenço, JoãoJoão Lourenço
(born 1954)
26 September 2017Incumbent5 years, 73 daysMPLA2017
2022
[2]

TimelineEdit

João LourençoJosé Eduardo dos SantosLúcio LaraAgostinho Neto

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Eisenhammer, Stephen (26 September 2017). "Angola's first new president in 38 years vows to fight graft". Reuters. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d James, W. Martin (1 March 2018). "Historical Dictionary of Angola". Rowman & Littlefield – via Google Books.

SourcesEdit

See alsoEdit

Relevant listsEdit

Angola
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