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Who is the President of Portugal?

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2013-01-22 20:36:31

Anibal António Cavaco Silva is the President of Portugal,

having served in this position since 2006 March 9.

Born 1939 July 15, Silva served 2-years of compulsory military

time in 1964 and became a teacher in 1966. He entered politics

after the Carnation Revolution, joining the Social Democratic Party

(PSD) and later became its leader in 1985. He became the prime

minister on 1985 November 6 and served until 1995 October 28.

Cavaco Silva ran for president in 1996, but was defeated. He ran

again, and was elected on 2006 January 22.


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