Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires
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|Became President:||March 22, 2001|
|Predecessor:||António Mascarenhas Monteiro|
|Date of Birth:||1934|
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Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires is the socialist president of Cape Verde, since March 2001, succeeding António Mascarenhas Monteiro.
Before becoming president he had been a Prime Minister, and lead the country between 1975 to 1990, when he was defeated in the country's first multi-party elections.
See also: List of Presidents of Cape Verde