Carlos Gomes Júnior

Carlos Gomes Júnior

Carlos Gomes
Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau
In office
2 January 2009 – 10 February 2012
President João Bernardo Vieira
Raimundo Pereira
Malam Bacai Sanhá
Raimundo Pereira
Preceded by Carlos Correia
Succeeded by Adiato Djaló Nandigna
In office
10 May 2004 – 2 November 2005
President Henrique Rosa
João Bernardo Vieira
Preceded by Artur Sanhá
Succeeded by Aristides Gomes
Personal details
Born (1949-12-19) 19 December 1949 (age 62)
Bolama, Portuguese Guinea
Political party PAIGC
Spouse(s) Salomea Neves

Carlos Domingos Gomes Júnior (born 19 December 1949) is a Guinea-Bissauan politician who was Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau from 10 May 2004 to 2 November 2005, and again from 25 December 2008 to 10 February 2012. He has been the President of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) since 2002 and is widely known as "Cadogo". He resigned as prime minister on 10 February 2012 to run in the presidential election triggered by President Malam Bacai Sanhá's death on 9 January.

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