Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

His Excellency
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
ComSE GCIH
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20th President of Portugal
Assumed office
9 March 2016
Prime MinisterAntónio Costa
Preceded byAníbal Cavaco Silva
President of the Social Democratic Party
In office
29 March 1996 – 1 May 1999
Preceded byFernando Nogueira
Succeeded byJosé Manuel Barroso
Leader of the Opposition
In office
29 March 1996 – 1 May 1999
Prime MinisterAntónio Guterres
Preceded byFernando Nogueira
Succeeded byJosé Manuel Barroso
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
In office
12 June 1982 – 9 June 1983
Prime MinisterFrancisco Pinto Balsemão
Preceded byFernando Amaral
Succeeded byAntónio de Almeida Santos
Secretary of State for the Premiership
In office
4 September 1981 – 13 June 1982
Prime MinisterFrancisco Pinto Balsemão
Preceded byJosé Luís da Cruz Vilaça
Succeeded byLeonor Beleza
Personal details
BornMarcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa
(1948-12-12) 12 December 1948 (age 69)
Lisbon, Portugal
Political partyIndependent (2015–present)
Social Democratic Party (1975-2015)
Spouse(s)Ana Cristina Motta Veiga (m. 1972; sep. 1980)
Domestic partnerRita Amaral Cabral (1980–present)
Children2
RelativesBaltasar Rebelo de Sousa (Father)
ResidenceBelém Palace (official)
Cascais (private)
Alma materUniversity of Lisbon
Signature

Marcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐɾˈsɛlu ˈnunu ˈdwaɾtɨ ʁɨˈbelu dɨ ˈsozɐ]), ComSE, GCIH (born 12 December 1948) is a Portuguese politician serving as the 20th and current President of Portugal since 9 March 2016.[1] Previously he was a government minister and member of parliament, a law professor, journalist, political analyst and pundit.

Background

Born in Lisbon, he is the eldest son of Baltasar Rebelo de Sousa (1921-2001) and his wife Maria das Neves Fernandes Duarte (1921-2003). He is named after his godfather, Marcelo Caetano, the last Prime Minister of the dictatorial Estado Novo regime.

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