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José Manuel Ramos-Horta GCL AC (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈzɛ ˈʁɐ̃muz ˈɔɾtɐ]; born 26 December 1949) is the Unitit Naitions' special Representative an Heid o the Unitit Naitions Integratit Peacebiggin Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS). He wis appyntit tae this poseetion on 2 Januar 2013. Previously, he wis special envoy tae fellae Lusophone country, Guinea-Bissau, an wis the Preses o East Timor frae 20 Mey 2007 tae 20 Mey 2012, the seicont syne unthirldom frae Indonesie. He is a co-recipient o the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize an an umwhile prime meenister, haein served frae 2006 till his inauguration as preses efter winnin the 2007 East Timorese presidential election.[1]

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José Ramos-Horta

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Preses o East Timor
In office
20 Mey 2007 – 20 Mey 2012
Prime Meenister Estanislau da Silva
Xanana Gusmão
Precedit bi Xanana Gusmão
Succeedit bi Taur Matan Ruak
Prime Meenister o East Timor
In office
26 Juin 2006 – 19 Mey 2007
Preses Xanana Gusmão
Precedit bi Mari Alkatiri
Succeedit bi Estanislau da Silva
Personal details
Born José Manuel Ramos-Horta
(1949-12-26) 26 December 1949 (age 69)
Dili, Portuguese Timor
(nou East Timor)
Poleetical pairty Independent
Spoose(s) Ana Pessoa Pinto (Divorced)
Bairns Loro Ramos-Horta
Alma mater Hague Academy o International Law
Antioch College
International Institute of Human Rights
Columbia Varsity
Religion Roman Catholic


  1. Greenlees, Donald (11 May 2007). "East Timor hopes new leader will heal divisions". International Herald Tribune.