Jorge Carlos Fonseca

Cape Verdean politician and president of Cape Verde since 2011

Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca (born 1950) is a Cape Verdean politician. He was elected President of Cape Verde in 2011. His predecessor was Pedro Pires. Before he was President, Fonseca was Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Jorge Carlos Fonseca
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4th President of Cape Verde
Assumed office
9 September 2011
Prime MinisterJosé Maria Neves
Ulisses Correia e Silva
Preceded byPedro Pires
Personal details
Born (1950-10-20) 20 October 1950 (age 69)[1]
Mindelo, Overseas Province of Cabo Verde, Portugal
Political partyMovement for Democracy
Other political
Democratic Convergence Party
Spouse(s)Lígia Fonseca
Alma materUniversity of Lisbon


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