Biography

Biography

Early life José Ramos-Horta, the President of Timor-Leste, was born on 26 December, 1949, in Dili, Timor-Leste (East Timor). He had 11 brothers and sisters, three of whom were killed during the Indonesian occupation. Ramos-Horta began his career in journalism in 1969...
The Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize

On December 10, 1996, The Nobel Peace Prize 1996 was awarded jointly to Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and José Ramos-Horta “for their work towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor”. The text of Dr. Ramos-Horta’s acceptance...