List of heads of state of Mali

This is a list of heads of state of Mali since the country gained independence from France in 1960 to the present day.

President of the
Republic of Mali
Coat of arms of Mali.svg
Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta par Claude Truong-Ngoc décembre 2013 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

since 4 September 2013
ResidenceKoulouba Palace, Bamako
Term length5 years
Renewable once
PrecursorColonial governor of Mali
Formation1965
First holderModibo Keïta
Salary68,900 USD annually[1]

A total of six people have served as head of state of Mali (not counting one Acting President). Additionally, one person, Amadou Toumani Touré, has served on two non-consecutive occasions.

The current head of state of Mali is the President of the Republic Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, since 4 September 2013.

Heads of stateEdit

TitlesEdit

  • 1960–1965: Head of State
  • 1965–1968: President of the Republic
  • 1968–1969: Chairman of the Military Committee for National Liberation
  • 1969–1979: Head of State
  • 1979–1991: President of the Republic
  • 1991: Chairman of the National Reconciliation Council
  • 1991–1992: Chairman of the Transitional Committee for the Salvation of the People
  • 1992–2012: President of the Republic
  • 2012: Chairman of the National Committee for the Restoration of Democracy and State
  • 2013–present: President of the Republic

KeyEdit

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Acting President

ListEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of office Political Party Election Prime Minister(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
1Modibo Keïta
(1915–1977)
20 June 196019 November 1968
(Deposed)
8 years, 152 daysUS–RDA 1960
1964
Himself
2Moussa Traoré
(born 1936)
19 November 196826 March 1991
(Deposed)
22 years, 127 daysUDPM 1979
1985
Diakité
Dembelé
3Amadou Toumani Touré
(born 1948)
26 March 19918 June 19921 year, 74 daysMilitarySacko
4Alpha Oumar Konaré
(born 1946)
8 June 19928 June 200210 years, 0 daysADEMA-PASJ 1992
1997
Touré
Sow
I. B. Keïta
Mandé Sidibé
Keita
(3)Amadou Toumani Touré
(born 1948)
8 June 200222 March 2012
(Deposed)
9 years, 288 daysIndependent2002
2007
Hamani
O. I. Maïga
Modibo Sidibé
C. M. K. Sidibé
5Amadou Sanogo
(born 1972/73)
22 March 201212 April 201221 daysMilitaryVacant
Dioncounda Traoré
(born 1942)
Acting
[2]
12 April 20124 September 20131 year, 145 daysIndependentDiarra
Sissoko
6Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
(born 1947)
4 September 2013Incumbent6 years, 146 daysRPM 2013
2018
Ly
Mara
Keita
A. I. Maïga
S. B. Maïga

Latest electionEdit

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta Rally for Mali 1,331,132 41.70 1,798,632 67.17
Soumaïla Cissé Union for the Republic and Democracy 567,679 17.78 879,235 32.83
Aliou Diallo 256,404 8.03
Cheick Modibo Diarra 236,025 7.39
Housseini Amion Guindo Convergence for the Development of Mali 124,506 3.90
Oumar Mariko African Solidarity for Democracy and Independence 74,300 2.33
Modibo Kone 72,941 2.29
Choguel Kokala Maïga 68,970 2.16
Harouna Sankare 57,406 1.80
Mamadou Oumar Sidibe 54,274 1.70
Modibo Sidibe Alternative Forces for Renewal and Emergence 45,453 1.42
Kalfa Sanogo Alliance for Democracy in Mali (not official)[3] 38,892 1.22
Mamadou Diarra 36,124 1.13
Modibo Kadjoke 30,479 0.95
Moussa Sinko Coulibaly 30,232 0.95
Adama Kane 26,084 0.82
Daba Diawara 22,991 0.72
Mountaga Tall 20,312 0.64
Dramane Dembele Alliance for Democracy in Mali (not official) 18,737 0.59
Mohamed Ali Bathily 17,712 0.55
Hamadoun Toure 17,087 0.54
Yeah Samake 16,632 0.52
Mamadou Traore 15,502 0.49
Madame Djeneba N'diaye 12,275 0.38
Invalid/blank votes 224,069 85,536
Total 3,416,218 100 2,763,339 100
Registered voters/turnout 8,000,462 42.70 8,000,462 34.54
Source: Constitutional Court, Government of Mali

See alsoEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "The highest and lowest paid African presidents - Business Daily". Business Daily.
  2. ^ Simultaneously served as the President of the National Assembly
  3. ^ The party officially supports Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta: Présidentielle 2018: l'Adema soutient le président IBK

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