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António Costa

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119th Prime Minister of Portugal
Assumed office
26 November 2015
President Aníbal Cavaco Silva
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
Preceded by Pedro Passos Coelho
Secretary-General of the Socialist Party
Assumed office
22 November 2014
President Carlos César
Preceded by António José Seguro
Leader of the Opposition
In office
22 November 2014 – 26 November 2015
Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho
Preceded by António José Seguro
Succeeded by Pedro Passos Coelho
Mayor of Lisbon
In office
1 August 2007 – 6 April 2015
Preceded by Marina Ferreira (Acting)
Succeeded by Fernando Medina
Minister of the Internal Administration
In office
12 March 2005 – 17 May 2007
Prime Minister José Sócrates
Preceded by Daniel Sanches
Succeeded by Rui Pereira
Minister of Justice
In office
25 October 1999 – 6 April 2002
Prime Minister António Guterres
Preceded by José Vera Jardim
Succeeded by Celeste Cardona
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
In office
25 November 1997 – 25 October 1999
Prime Minister António Guterres
Preceded by Manuel Dias Loureiro
Succeeded by Luís Marques Mendes
Deputy Secretary of State for Parliamentary Affairs
In office
28 October 1995 – 25 November 1997
Prime Minister António Guterres
Preceded by Luís Filipe Menezes
Succeeded by José Magalhães
Personal details
Born
António Luís Santos da Costa

17 July 1961 (1961-07-17) (age 60)
Lisbon, Portugal
Political party Socialist Party
Spouse(s)
Fernanda Tadeu (m. 1987)
Relations Ricardo Costa (brother)
Children 2
Parents Orlando da Costa
Maria Antónia Palla
Residence São Bento Mansion
Alma mater University of Lisbon
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António Luís Santos da Costa GCIH (born 17 July 1961) is a Portuguese lawyer and politician. He is the 119th and current Prime Minister of Portugal since 26 November 2015. He served as Mayor of Lisbon from 2007 to 2015.

He was elected as Secretary-General of the Socialist Party in September 2014.

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