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Isaias Afwerki
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President of Eritrea
Assumed office
27 April 1991
Preceded by Position established
President of the National Assembly
Assumed office
24 May 1993
Preceded by Tedla Bairu
Leader of the People's Front for Democracy and Justice
Assumed office
15 June 1994
Preceded by Position established
Leader of the Eritrean People's Liberation Front
In office
4 October 1978 – 15 June 1994
Preceded by Romodan Mohammed Nur
Succeeded by Sebhat Ephrem
Personal details
Born 2 February 1946 (1946-02-02) (age 75)
Asmara, Eritrea
Political party People's Front for Democracy and Justice
Spouse(s) Saba Haile
Children 3
Alma mater Addis Ababa University

Isaias Afwerki (Tigrinya: Isaias Afwerki (Tigrinya: ኢሳይያስ ኣፍወርቂ; born February 2, 1946) is an Eritrean politician. He became the first (and only) President of Eritrea in 1993.

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