List of Presidents of Cape Verde

President of the
Republic of Cape Verde

Jorge Carlos Fonseca

since 9 September 2011
Residence Palácio Presidencial, Praia
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Aristides Pereira
Formation 8 July 1975
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Cape Verde

The following is a list of Presidents of Cape Verde, since the establishment of the office of President in 1975.


Political parties

Presidents of Cape Verde (1975–present)

Portrait Name
Term of Office[1] Political Party
1 Aristides Pereira
8 July 1975 January 1981 PAIGC
(1) January 1981 22 March 1991 PAICV
2 António Mascarenhas Monteiro
22 March 1991 22 March 2001 MpD
3 Pedro Pires
22 March 2001 9 September 2011 PAICV
4 Jorge Carlos Fonseca
9 September 2011 Incumbent MpD


  1. Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office.

Latest election

Candidate Party Votes %
Jorge Carlos FonsecaMovement for Democracy91,32074.0
Albertino GraçaIndependent27,86622.6
Joaquim MonteiroIndependent4,2283.4
Invalid/blank votes
Registered voters/turnout347,62236

See also

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