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Xanana Gusmão
Xanana 2011.jpg
Prime Minister of East Timor
Assumed office
8 August 2007
PresidentJosé Ramos-Horta
Taur Matan Ruak
Preceded byEstanislau da Silva
President of East Timor
In office
20 May 2002 – 20 May 2007
Prime MinisterMari Alkatiri
José Ramos-Horta
Estanislau da Silva
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byJosé Ramos-Horta
Personal details
Born
José Alexandre Gusmão

20 June 1946 (1946-06-20) (age 74)
Manatuto, Portuguese Timor
(now East Timor)
Political partyNational Congress for Timorese Reconstruction
Spouse(s)Emilia Batista (1965–2000)
Kirsty Sword (2000–present)
Signature

Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão (Portuguese pronunciation: [kaj ˈɾalɐ ʃɐˈnɐnɐ ɣuʒˈmɐ̃w̃], born José Alexandre Gusmão, IPA: [ʒuˈzɛ ɐlɨˈʃɐ̃dɾɨ], on 20 June 1946) is an East Timorese politician. He was the first President of East Timor. He served as President from May 2002 to May 2007. He became the seventh Prime Minister of East Timor on 8 August 2007.[1]

References

  1. "Gusmao sworn in as East Timor PM", Al Jazeera, 8 August 2007.

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