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Biography of Manuel TREVOR

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Born on 31/01/1956 (format : day/month/year)

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Trevor Manuel (b. Januray 31, 1956), is currently the Minister of Finance of the Republic of South Africa since April 4 1996.

Manuel gave resignation from the post of the Finance Minister of South Africa on September 23 2008 along with many other senior cabinet members on the resigning of Thabo Mbeki.  Manuel explained the resignation as a principled gesture, and he expressed surprise at the market's reaction.He was retained in his post in the cabinet of Mbeki's successor, Kgalema Motlanthe, which was announced on September 25.

Trevor Andrew Manuel was born on 31 January 1956 and provided his services inn the form of the Minister of Finance of South Africa.

He was positioned as the Finance Minister in the span from 1996 till the year 2009 This made him one of the finance ministers who served for the maximum amount of time in the country. Trevor Manuel took birth in Kensington, Cape Town and was the son of a civil servant. He did his studies in the city. He got hold of his matriculation degree in the year 1973 and further get educated in the field of Civil and Structural Engineering and then in law.

Last update : 09/07/2008

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