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Patrice Guillaume Athanase Talon[1] (born 1 May 1958) is a Beninese businessman and politician. He has been President of Benin since 6 April 2016.

Patrice Talon
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8th President of Benin
Assumed office
6 April 2016
Preceded byThomas Boni Yayi
Personal details
Born (1958-05-01) 1 May 1958 (age 61)
Ouidah, Dahomey
Political partyIndependent (1983-Present)
Spouse(s)Claudine Gbènagnon
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Dakar
École nationale de l'aviation civile

ReferencesEdit

  1. "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.