James Alix Michel

Born: Aug 18, 1944 AD
Currently alive, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: Seychellois
Categories: Head of State

1944 - Born on the 18th of August in Fraserwood, Manitoba.

1976 - He began as a teacher, but became involved in the archipelago's booming tourism industry and joined Mr. René's political party before independence.

1977-1993 - One-party socialist dictatorship, he held key ruling party and ministerial portfolios.

1996 - He had been vice-president to his predecessor, France-Albert René.

2006 - He won the presidential election of July, taking 53.7% of the vote.

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