Thomson ReutersMay 7, 2013 11:24
Position: President of Venezuela
Incumbent: Nicolas Maduro
Date of Birth: November 23, 1962
Term: He became acting president on March 8, 2013, three days after the death of President Hugo Chavez from cancer. Maduro, the ruling Socialist Party's candidate, won the resulting April 14 presidential election and was sworn in five days later.