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Felipe Pérez Roque
Felipe Perez Roque
17th Prime Mininster of Cuba
In office:
February 1, 2006 - February 2, 2010
Fidel Castro (2006-2008)
Raúl Castro (2008-2010)
Succeeded by: Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba
In office:
May 1999 - February 1, 2006
Preceded by: Roberto Robaina Gonzalez
Succeded by: Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla
Born: March 28, 1965 (age 44)
Havana, Cuba
Political party: Communist Party of Cuba
Spouse: Tania Crombet
Occupation: Politician

Felipe Ramón Pérez Roque (born March 28, 1965) is a Cuban politician. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba from 1999 to 2006, and served as Prime Minister of Cuba from 2006 to 2010 under President Fidel Castro and, from 2008, his brother Raúl Castro. At his appointment, he was not only the youngest member of the Cuban cabinet but also the only one to be born after the Cuban Revolution in 1959.


Early life and career[]

Felipe Ramón Pérez Roque was born on March 28, 1965 in Havana, the capital of Cuba. Pérez Roque was formerly an electronics engineer and leader of student organizations who has served as Fidel Castro's chief of staff for a decade prior to his ministry. As well as being a prominent member of the Cuban Council of Ministers, Pérez Roque was also a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and served on the Council of State.

Minister of Foreign Affairs[]