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List of heads of state of Ivory Coast

The following is a list of heads of state of Ivory Coast, officially the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, since the country gained independence from France in 1960.

President of the
Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Président de la
République de Côte d'Ivoire
Coat of arms of Ivory Coast.svg
A. Ouattara.jpg
Incumbent
Alassane Ouattara

since 4 December 2010
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderFélix Houphouët-Boigny
Formation3 November 1960
DeputyVice President of Ivory Coast

Contents

KeyEdit

Political parties
Other factions
Symbols
  • § Elected unopposed
  • Died in office

Presidents (1960–present)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of Office Time in office Political Party Vice-President
1   Félix Houphouët-Boigny
(1905–1993)
1960[§]
1965[§]
1970[§]
1975[§]
1980[§]
1985[§]

1990
3 November 1960 7 December 1993[†] 34 years, 220 days PDCI–RDA Position not established
2   Henri Konan Bédié
(1934–)[1]
1995 7 December 1993 24 December 1999[a] 6 years,

17 days

PDCI–RDA
3   Robert Guéï
(1941–2002)[b]
24 December 1999 26 October 2000 307 days Military
4   Laurent Gbagbo
(1945–)[c]
2000 26 October 2000 11 April 2011[d] 10 years,

169 days

FPI
5   Alassane Ouattara
(1942–)[c]
2010
2015
4 December 2010 Incumbent 8 years,

143 days

RDR
Daniel Kablan Duncan

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Deposed in a coup d'état.
  2. ^ Styled as President of the National Public Salvation Committee until 4 January 2000.
  3. ^ a b Co-claimant from 4 December 2010 to 11 April 2011.
  4. ^ Deposed in the Second Ivorian Civil War.

Latest electionEdit

Candidate Party Votes %
Alassane Ouattara Rally of Houphouëtists for Democracy and Peace 2,618,229 83.66
Pascal Affi N'Guessan Alliance of Democratic Forces 290,780 9.29
Konan Bertin Kouadio Independent 121,386 3.88
Henriette Lagou Adjoua Renewal for Peace and Concord 27,759 0.89
Siméon Konan Kouadio Independent 22,117 0.71
Kacou Gnangbo Independent 18,650 0.60
Jacqueline-Claire Kouangoua Independent 12,398 0.40
Charles Konan Banny Independent 8,667 0.28
Amara Essy Independent 6,413 0.20
Mamadou Koulibaly Liberty and Democracy for the Republic 3,343 0.11
Invalid/blank votes 201,186
Total 3,330,928 100
Registered voters/turnout 6,301,189 54.63
Source: CEI

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

  • http://www.rulers.org
  • Guinness Book of Kings Rulers & Statesmen, Clive Carpenter, Guinness Superlatives Ltd

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Acting President until 22 October 1995