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List of Heads of State of Mozambique

The official residence is the Palácio da Ponta Vermelha.

Term Incumbent Affiliation
25 June 1975 to 19 October 1986 Samora Moisés Machel FRELIMO
19 October 1986 to 6 November 1986 Political Bureau of the Central Committee of FRELIMO, acting Heads of State
Marcelino dos Santos FRELIMO
Joaquim Chissano FRELIMO
Alberto Joaquim Chipande FRELIMO
Armando Guebuza FRELIMO
Jorge Rebelo FRELIMO
Mariano de Araújo Matsinhe FRELIMO
Sebastião Marcos Mabote FRELIMO
Jacinto Soares Veloso FRELIMO
Mário da Graça Machungo FRELIMO
José Óscar Monteiro FRELIMO
6 November 1986 to 2 February 2005 Joaquim Chissano FRELIMO
2 February 2005 to present Armando Guebuza FRELIMO


FRELIMO = Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Liberation Front of Mozambique, authoritarian/socialist, renounces Marxist-Leninism 30 July 1989)
RENAMO = Resistencia Nacional Moçambicana (Mozambican National Resistance)

Latest election

e • d  Summary of the 28 October 2009 Mozambican presidential election results
Candidates - Parties Votes %
Armando Guebuza - Liberation Front of Mozambique (FRELIMO) 2,974,627 75.00
Afonso Dhlakama - Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO) 650,679 16.41
Daviz Simango - Democratic Movement of Mozambique (MDM) 340,579 8.59
Total (turnout 44.52%) 3,965,785 100.00
Source: AIM - Mozambique News Agency

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