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Joaquim Alberto Chissano
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2nd President of Mozambique
In office
6 November 1986 – 2 February 2005
Prime Minister Mário da Graça Machungo
Pascoal Mocumbi
Luisa Diogo
Preceded by Samora Machel
Succeeded by Armando Guebuza
Personal details
Born 22 October 1939 (1939-10-22) (age 80)
Gaza Province, Mozambique
Political party FRELIMO
Spouse(s) Marcelina Rafael Chissano
Children 4

Joaquim Alberto Chissano (born 22 October 1939) is a politician. He served as the second President of Mozambique, from 1986 to 2005. He is known for transforming the war-torn country of Mozambique into one of the most successful African democracies. Chissano also served as Chairperson of the African Union from 2003 to 2004.

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