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António Costa

Prime Minister of Portugal

António Luís Santos da Costa GCIH (born 17 July 1961) is a Portuguese lawyer and politician. He is the 119th and current Prime Minister of Portugal since 26 November 2015. He served as Mayor of Lisbon from 2007 to 2015.


António Costa

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119th Prime Minister of Portugal
Assumed office
26 November 2015
PresidentAníbal Cavaco Silva
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
Preceded byPedro Passos Coelho
Secretary-General of the Socialist Party
Assumed office
22 November 2014
PresidentCarlos César
Preceded byAntónio José Seguro
Leader of the Opposition
In office
22 November 2014 – 26 November 2015
Prime MinisterPedro Passos Coelho
Preceded byAntónio José Seguro
Succeeded byPedro Passos Coelho
Mayor of Lisbon
In office
1 August 2007 – 6 April 2015
Preceded byMarina Ferreira (Acting)
Succeeded byFernando Medina
Minister of the Internal Administration
In office
12 March 2005 – 17 May 2007
Prime MinisterJosé Sócrates
Preceded byDaniel Sanches
Succeeded byRui Pereira
Minister of Justice
In office
25 October 1999 – 6 April 2002
Prime MinisterAntónio Guterres
Preceded byJosé Vera Jardim
Succeeded byCeleste Cardona
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
In office
25 November 1997 – 25 October 1999
Prime MinisterAntónio Guterres
Preceded byManuel Dias Loureiro
Succeeded byLuís Marques Mendes
Deputy Secretary of State for Parliamentary Affairs
In office
28 October 1995 – 25 November 1997
Prime MinisterAntónio Guterres
Preceded byLuís Filipe Menezes
Succeeded byJosé Magalhães
Personal details
Born
António Luís Santos da Costa

(1961-07-17) 17 July 1961 (age 58)
Lisbon, Portugal
Political partySocialist Party
Spouse(s)
Fernanda Tadeu (m. 1987)
RelationsRicardo Costa (brother)
Children2
ParentsOrlando da Costa
Maria Antónia Palla
ResidenceSão Bento Mansion
Alma materUniversity of Lisbon
Signature
WebsiteOfficial website

He was elected as Secretary-General of the Socialist Party in September 2014.[1]

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