List of presidents of Burundi
|President of the|
Republic of Burundi
|Term length||7 years, limited to two terms.[a]|
|Inaugural holder||Michel Micombero|
|Formation||28 November 1966|
|Deputy||Vice-President of Burundi|
A total of eight people have served as President of Burundi (not counting one acting president and one head of state in rebellion). Additionally, one person, Pierre Buyoya, has served on two non-consecutive occasions.
The current president of Burundi is Pierre Nkurunziza, since 26 August 2005.
- Political parties
- Other factions
- Acting President
- In rebellion
List of officeholdersEdit
|Elected||Term of office||Ethnic group||Political party||Prime Minister(s)|
|Took office||Left office||Time in office|
|—||28 November 1966||1 November 1976
|9 years, 339 days||Tutsi||Military /
|1984||1 November 1976||3 September 1987
|10 years, 306 days||Tutsi||Military /
|—||3 September 1987||10 July 1993||5 years, 310 days||Tutsi||Military /
|1993||10 July 1993||21 October 1993
|—||21 October 1993||27 October 1993||6 days||Hutu||Military /
|—||27 October 1993||5 February 1994||101 days||Tutsi||UPRONA||Herself|
|—||5 February 1994||6 April 1994
|—||6 April 1994||1 October 1994||2 years, 110 days||Hutu||FRODEBU||Kanyenkiko|
|1 October 1994||25 July 1996|
|—||25 July 1996||11 June 1998||6 years, 279 days||Tutsi||UPRONA||Ndimira|
|11 June 1998||30 April 2003||Position abolished|
|—||30 April 2003||26 August 2005||2 years, 118 days||Hutu||FRODEBU|
|26 August 2005||Incumbent||14 years, 215 days||Hutu||CNDD–FDD|
|Agathon Rwasa||Independents of Hope||536,625||18.99|
|Gerard Nduwayo||Union for National Progress||60,380||2.14|
|Jean Minani||Front for Democracy in Burundi–Nyakuri||38,554||1.36|
|Jacques Bigirimana||National Forces of Liberation||28,609||1.01|
|Domitien Ndayizeye||National Rally for Reform||19,996||0.71|
|Jean De Dieu Mutabazi||Coalition for Peace in Africa||4,436||0.16|
|Sylvestre Ntibantunganya||Gira Ijambo||3,952||0.14|
|Source: Adam Carr|
- However, Nkurunziza has been elected for a third term.
- Styled as Chairman of the Supreme Revolutionary Council until 10 November 1976.
- Styled as Chairman of the Military Committee of National Salvation until 9 September 1987.
- Styled as Chairman of the Committee of Public Salvation; in rebellion.