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Peter Mutharika
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President of Malawi
In office
31 May 2014 – 28 June 2020
Vice President Saulos Chilima
Preceded by Joyce Banda
Succeeded by Lazarus Chakwera
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
8 September 2011 – 26 April 2012
Preceded by Etta Banda
Succeeded by Ephraim Chiume
Member of Parliament
for Thyolo East
In office
19 May 2009 – March 2014
Preceded by Bapu Khamisa
Succeeded by Gerson Timothy Solomoni
Personal details
Born 18 July 1940 (1940-07-18) (age 81)
Chisoka, Thyolo, Nyasaland
Nationality Malawian
Political party DPP (2004–present)
UDF (before 2004)
Spouse(s) Christophine (d. 1990)
Gertrude Maseko (m. 2014)
Relations Bingu wa Mutharika (brother)
Alma mater University of London (LL.B)
Yale University (LL.M), (J.S.D.)
Profession Lawyer
Awards International Jurist Award

Arthur Peter Mutharika ( born 18 July 1939) is a Malawian politician, educator and lawyer. He was President of Malawi from 31 May 2014 until he lost his re-election bid on June 28, 2020. He informally served as an adviser to his older brother, President Bingu wa Mutharika, on issues of foreign and domestic policy from the onset of his election campaign until the President's death on 5 April 2012.

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