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Dr Guy Scott
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President of Zambia
Acting
In office
29 October 2014 – 25 January 2015
Preceded by Michael Sata
Succeeded by Edgar Lungu
12th Vice President of Zambia
In office
23 September 2011 – 29 October 2014
President Michael Sata
Preceded by George Kunda
Succeeded by Vacant
Minister of Agriculture
In office
1991–1996
President Frederick Chiluba
Personal details
Born 1 June 1944 (1944-06-01) (age 75)
Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia
Nationality Zambian
Political party Patriotic Front (2001–present)
MMD (1990–1996)
Spouse(s) Charlotte Scott
Children 4
Alma mater Trinity Hall, Cambridge
University of Sussex (PhD)
Profession Economist

Dr Guy Lindsay Scott (born 1 June 1944) is a Zambian politician. He was the acting President of Zambia. Scott served as Vice President of Zambia from 2011 to 2014. He became acting President after the death of Michael Sata on 28 October 2014. He became the first white President of an African country since apartheid South Africa's F. W. de Klerk and the first to be democratically elected (as VP on the ticket).

Scott's mother was an English immigrant; his father was a Scottish immigrant.

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