José Manuel Ramos-Horta GCL AC (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈzɛ ˈʁɐ̃muz ˈɔɾtɐ]; born 26 December 1949) is an East Timorese politician and 1996 Nobel Peace Prize winner. Ramos-Horta is the President of East Timor since 2022. He was president before from 20 May 2007 to 20 May 2012. He was the United Nations' special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS).
|4th and 7th President of East Timor|
|Assumed office |
20 May 2022
|Prime Minister||Taur Matan Ruak|
|Preceded by||Francisco Guterres|
20 May 2007 – 20 May 2012
|Prime Minister||Estanislau da Silva|
|Preceded by||Xanana Gusmão|
|Succeeded by||Taur Matan Ruak|
|3rd Prime Minister of East Timor|
26 June 2006 – 19 May 2007
|Preceded by||Mari Alkatiri|
|Succeeded by||Estanislau da Silva|
José Manuel Ramos-Horta
26 December 1949
Dili, Portuguese Timor
(now East Timor)
|Spouse(s)||Ana Pessoa Pinto (Divorced)|
|Alma mater||Hague Academy of International Law|
International Institute of Human Rights
- "Ramos-Horta wins Timor-Leste presidential election". The Star. April 20, 2022. p. 1. Retrieved April 20, 2022.
- Greenlees, Donald (11 May 2007). "East Timor hopes new leader will heal divisions". International Herald Tribune.
- Lindsay Murdoch (10 July 2006). "Ramos Horta vows to rebuild Timor". The Age. Melbourne. Retrieved 27 September 2006.