Jakaya Kikwete

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Jakaya Kikwete
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4t Preses o Tanzanie
In office
21 December 2005 – 5 November 2015
Vice PresesAli M. Shein (2005–10)
Mohamed Gharib Bilal (2010–)
Prime MeenisterEdward Lowassa (2005–08)
Mizengo Pinda (2008–)
Precedit biBenjamin Mkapa
Succeedit biJohn Magufuli
6t Chairperson o the African Union
In office
31 Januar 2008 – 2 Februar 2009
Precedit biJohn Kufuor
Succeedit biMuammar al-Gaddafi
11t Meenister o Foreign Affairs
In office
November 1995 – 21 December 2005
Precedit biJoseph Rwegasira
Succeedit biAsha-Rose Migiro
7t Meenister o Finance
In office
1994–1995
Precedit biKighoma Malima
Succeedit biSimon Mbilinyi
Member o Pairlament
for Chalinze
In office
1995–2005
Succeedit biRamadhani Maneno
Personal details
Born (1950-10-07) 7 October 1950 (age 69)
Msoga, Tanganyika
NaitionalityTanzanian
Poleetical pairtyCCM (1977–)
TANU (afore 1977)
Spoose(s)Salma Kikwete (m. 1989)
BairnsEight
ResidenceIkulu, Dar es Salaam
Alma materVarsity o Dar es Salaam
Tanzania Militar Academy
ProfessionEconomist
ReligionIslam
Nickname(s)JK
Twitter handlejmkikwete
Militar service
Allegiance Unitit Rep. o Tanzanie
Service/branchTanzanian Army
RankLieutenant Colonel

Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete (born 7 October 1950) is the fowerth Preses o Tanzanie, in office frae 2005 tae 2015.