Aníbal Cavaco Silva

Politician

1939 –

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Who is Aníbal Cavaco Silva?

Aníbal António Cavaco Silva, GCC, is the 19th and current President of Portugal. He won the Portuguese presidential election on 22 January 2006 and was re-elected on 23 January 2011, for a second five-year term. Cavaco Silva was sworn in on 9 March 2006.

He was previously Prime Minister of Portugal from 6 November 1985 to 28 October 1995. His tenure of ten years was the longest of any Prime Minister since Salazar, and he was the first Portuguese Prime Minister to have won an absolute parliamentary majority under the current constitutional system.

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Born
Jul 15, 1939
Boliqueime
Also known as
  • Anibal Cavaco Silva
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Portugal
Profession
Education
  • University of York
  • Technical University of Lisbon
Lived in
  • Lisbon
  • Belém Palace

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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