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Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

President of Portugal

Marcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐɾˈsɛlu ˈnunu ˈdwaɾtɨ ʁɨˈbelu dɨ ˈsozɐ]), ComSE, GCIH (born 12 December 1948) is a Portuguese politician. He has been the President of Portugal since 9 March 2016.[1]


Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

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Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in 2016
20th President of Portugal
Assumed office
9 March 2016 (2016-03-09)
Prime MinisterAntónio Costa
Preceded byAníbal Cavaco Silva
President of the Social Democratic Party
In office
31 March 1996 (1996-03-31) – 27 May 1999 (1999-05-27)
Deputy
  • Rui Rio
  • Carlos Horta e Costa
  • Artur Torres Pereira
Preceded byFernando Nogueira
Succeeded byJosé Manuel Barroso
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
In office
12 June 1982 (1982-06-12) – 9 June 1983 (1983-06-09)
Prime MinisterFrancisco Pinto Balsemão
Preceded byFernando Amaral
Succeeded byAntónio de Almeida Santos
Secretary of State for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers
In office
4 September 1981 (1981-09-04) – 12 June 1982 (1982-06-12)
Prime MinisterFrancisco Pinto Balsemão
Preceded byJosé Luís da Cruz Vilaça
Succeeded byLeonor Beleza
Personal details
Born
Marcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa

(1948-12-12) 12 December 1948 (age 70)
Lisbon, Portugal
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Ana Cristina Motta Veiga
(1972–1980; separated)
Domestic partnerRita Amaral Cabral
(1980–present)
Children
  • Nuno
  • Sofia
Alma materUniversity of Lisbon
Signature

ReferencesEdit

  1. "President says Portugal must respect EU, avoid return to crisis". 9 March 2016 – via www.reuters.com.