Who is the first president of East Timor?

Who is the first president of East Timor?

Presidents of the Democratic Republic of East Timor

Name (Birth–Death) Term of office
East Timor (province)
1 Francisco Xavier do Amaral (1939–2012) 7 December 1975
2 Nicolau dos Reis Lobato (1946–1978) 31 December 1978
3 Arnaldo dos Reis Araújo ( 1913 —1988) 17 July 1979

What is Jose Ramos famous for?

The Tireless Diplomat José Ramos-Horta was one of the leaders of the resistance. He did not take up arms himself, but left the country as foreign minister in the government set up by the liberation movement FRETELIN (Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor).

Why did Jose Ramos-Horta win a Nobel Prize?

In 1996, José Ramos-Horta and Timorese Bishop Carlos Ximenes Belo were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for their work toward a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor.”

Why did Jose Ramos-Horta win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Previously he was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2002 to 2006 and Prime Minister from 2006 to 2007. He is a co-recipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize along with Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, for working “towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor”.

Who is the Prime Minister of Timor Leste?

Taur Matan RuakSince 2018

What is a Nobel Prize?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nobel Prize. Awarded for. Contributions that have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind in the areas of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace.

What difference did Jose Ramos Horta make?

In 1996, along with his fellow countryman, Bishop Ximenes Belo, Ramos-Horta was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Largely through Ramos-Horta’s efforts, in 2002 Timor-Leste did ultimately win its independence, and in 2006 he was appointed the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, and then elected its President in 2007.

Where was Jose Ramos Horta born?

Dili, Timor-Leste

When did Hume die?


Was Hume sick?

During his final years Hume suffered from dementia, which first started displaying symptoms in the late 1990s.

How old is John Hume?

83 years (1937–2020)

Who is Mr Hume?

Allan Octavian Hume, CB ICS (4 June 1829 – 31 July 1912) was a British member of the Imperial Civil Service (later the Indian Civil Service), a political reformer, ornithologist and botanist who worked in British India. He was one of the founders of the Indian National Congress.

Who did Hume marry?

Patricia Hume

Did Hume die?

Where is Hume buried?

Derry City Cemetery, Londonderry, United Kingdom

What party was John Hume?

Social Democratic and Labour Party

Where did Hume die?

Londonderry, United Kingdom

How many Nobel prizes has Ireland won?


Country Number of Nobel laureates (Number of Nobel Prizes)
Ireland 11
South Africa 11
China 8
Spain 8

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