Patrice Guillaume Athanase Talon (born 1 May 1958) is a Beninese businessman and politician. He has been President of Benin since 6 April 2016.
|8th President of Benin|
|Assumed office |
6 April 2016
|Preceded by||Thomas Boni Yayi|
|Born||1 May 1958|
|Political party||Independent (1983-Present)|
|Alma mater||University of Dakar|
École nationale de l'aviation civile
In September 2021, Patrice Talon and Thomas Boni Yayi, political allies who have become intimate enemies, met at the Marina Palace in Cotonou. During this tête-à-tête, Thomas Boni Yayi presented Patrice Talon with a series of proposals and requests, relating in particular to the release of “political detainees”.'
- ↑ "Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming Meets with President Patrice Guillaume Athanase Talon of Benin". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China. 9 September 2016.
- ↑ "Exclusif – Bénin : au cœur du tête-à-tête entre Patrice Talon et Thomas Boni Yayi". Jeune Afrique. 22 September 2021.