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Chairperson of the Organisation of African Unity

The Chairperson of the Organisation of African Unity served as the head of the Organisation of African Unity, a rotating position.[dead link][1]

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# Portrait Chairperson Took Office Left Office Country Region
1   Haile Selassie I 25 May 1963 17 July 1964   Ethiopia East Africa
2   Gamal Abdel Nasser 17 July 1964 21 October 1965   Egypt North Africa
3   Kwame Nkrumah 21 October 1965 24 February 1966   Ghana West Africa
4   Joseph Arthur Ankrah 24 February 1966 5 November 1966
(1)   Haile Selassie I 5 November 1966 11 September 1967   Ethiopia East Africa
5   Mobutu Sese Seko 11 September 1967 13 September 1968   Congo, Republic of the Central Africa
6   Houari Boumedienne 13 September 1968 6 September 1969   Algeria North Africa
7   Ahmadou Ahidjo 6 September 1969 1 September 1970   Cameroon Central Africa
8   Kenneth Kaunda 1 September 1970 21 June 1971   Zambia Southern Africa
9   Moktar Ould Daddah 21 June 1971 12 June 1972   Mauritania North Africa
10   Hassan II 12 June 1972 27 May 1973   Morocco North Africa
11   Yakubu Gowon 27 May 1973 12 June 1974   Nigeria West Africa
12   Muhammad Siad Barre 12 June 1974 28 July 1975   Somalia East Africa
13   Idi Amin 28 July 1975 2 July 1976   Uganda East Africa
14   Seewoosagur Ramgoolam 2 July 1976 2 July 1977   Mauritius Southern Africa
15   Omar Bongo 2 July 1977 18 July 1978   Gabon Central Africa
16   Gaafar Nimeiry 18 July 1978 12 July 1979   Sudan East Africa
17   William R. Tolbert, Jr. 12 July 1979 12 April 1980   Liberia West Africa
  Léopold Sédar Senghor
Acting Chairperson
28 April 1980 1 July 1980   Senegal
18   Siaka Stevens 1 July 1980 24 June 1981   Sierra Leone West Africa
19   Daniel arap Moi 24 June 1981 6 June 1983   Kenya East Africa
20   Mengistu Haile Mariam 6 June 1983 12 November 1984   Ethiopia East Africa
21   Julius Nyerere 12 November 1984 18 July 1985   Tanzania East Africa
22   Abdou Diouf 18 July 1985 28 July 1986   Senegal West Africa
23   Denis Sassou-Nguesso 28 July 1986 27 July 1987   Congo, People's Republic of the Central Africa
(8)   Kenneth Kaunda 27 July 1987 25 May 1988   Zambia Southern Africa
24   Moussa Traoré 25 May 1988 24 July 1989   Mali West Africa
25   Hosni Mubarak 24 July 1989 9 July 1990   Egypt North Africa
26   Yoweri Museveni 9 July 1990 3 June 1991   Uganda East Africa
27   Ibrahim Babangida 3 June 1991 29 June 1992   Nigeria West Africa
(23)   Abdou Diouf 29 June 1992 28 June 1993   Senegal West Africa
(26)   Hosni Mubarak 28 June 1993 13 June 1994   Egypt North Africa
28   Zine El Abidine Ben Ali 13 June 1994 26 June 1995   Tunisia North Africa
29   Meles Zenawi 26 June 1995 8 July 1996   Ethiopia East Africa
30   Paul Biya 8 July 1996 2 June 1997   Cameroon Central Africa
31   Robert Mugabe 2 June 1997 8 June 1998   Zimbabwe Southern Africa
32   Blaise Compaoré 8 June 1998 12 July 1999   Burkina Faso West Africa
33   Abdelaziz Bouteflika 12 July 1999 10 July 2000   Algeria North Africa
34   Gnassingbé Eyadéma 10 July 2000 9 July 2001   Togo West Africa
35   Frederick Chiluba 9 July 2001 2 January 2002   Zambia Southern Africa
36   Levy Mwanawasa 2 January 2002 9 July 2002

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "OAU Founders". African Union. Retrieved 30 January 2014.