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Taur Matan Ruak, 1956-

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Personal name headingTaur Matan Ruak, 1956-
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Variant(s)Ruak, Taur Matan, 1956-
Vasconcelos, José Maria, 1956-
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Associated countryTimor-Leste
Birth date1956-10-10
Place of birthBaguia (Timor-Leste)
Field of activityTimor-Leste--Politics and government Timor-Leste--Armed Forces Timor-Leste--History--Autonomy and independence movements
AffiliationTimor-Leste. President
Timor-Leste. Falintil-Forças de Defesa
Forças Armadas para a Liberação Nacional de Timor-Leste
Profession or occupationPoliticians Soldiers
Presidents (Rulers)
Found inAparício, João. A presidência de proximidade de Taur Matan Ruak, 2016- : volume I, page 7 (Taur Matan Ruak; Presidente da República Democrática de Timor-Leste)
Wikipedia, August 15, 2017: Taur Matan Ruak (José Maria Vasconcelos GColIH, popularly known by his nom de guerre Taur Matan Ruak (Tetum for "Two Sharp Eyes") (born 10 October 1956) is an East Timorese politician who was President of East Timor from 20 May 2012 to 20 May 2017. Before entering politics, he was the Commander of the FALINTIL-Forças de Defesa de Timor-Leste (F-FDTL), the military of East Timor, from 2002 until 6 October 2011. Prior to serving in the F-FDTL, he was the last commander of the Armed Forces of National Liberation of East Timor or FALINTIL (Forças Armadas para a Liberação Nacional de Timor Leste), the insurgent army which resisted the Indonesian occupation of the territory from 1975 to 1999; born Baguia, Portuguese Timor)
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