List of heads of state of Chad

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

President of the
Republic of Chad
Président de la
République du Tchad
  (French)
رئيس جمهورية تشاد (Arabic)
Coat of arms of Chad.svg
Idriss Déby at the White House in 2014.jpg
Incumbent
Idriss Déby

since 2 December 1990
ResidencePresidential Palace, N'Djamena
Term length5 years, renewable once
Inaugural holderFrançois Tombalbaye
Formation23 April 1962
Salary800,000 FCFA / month
WebsitePresidency of Chad

A total of six people have served as head of state of Chad (not counting one Interim Head of State). Additionally, one person, Goukouni Oueddei, has served on two non-consecutive occasions.

The current head of state of Chad is President of the Republic Idriss Déby, since 2 December 1990.

TitlesEdit

  • 1960–1962: Head of State
  • 1962–1975: President of the Republic
  • 1975: Chairman of the Supreme Military Council
  • 1975–1978: Head of State
  • 1978–1979: President of the Republic
  • 1979: Chairman of the Provisional Council of State
  • 1979: President of the Transitional Government of National Unity
  • 1979: Chairman of the Provisional Administrative Committee
  • 1979–1982: President of the Transitional Government of National Unity
  • 1982: Chairman of the Command Council of the Armed Forces of the North
  • 1982: Chairman of the Council of State
  • 1982–1990: President of the Republic
  • 1990: President of the Patriotic Salvation Movement
  • 1990–1991: President of the Council of State
  • 1991–present: President of the Republic

KeyEdit

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Interim Head of State

List of officeholdersEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party Prime minister(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
1   François Tombalbaye
(1918–1975)[a]
1962
1969
11 August 1960 13 April 1975
(assassinated.)
14 years, 245 days PPT / MNRCS Position not established
  Noël Milarew Odingar
(1932–2007)
13 April 1975 15 April 1975 2 days Military Position not established
2   Félix Malloum
(1932–2009)
15 April 1975 23 March 1979
(resigned.)
3 years, 342 days Military Habré
3   Goukouni Oueddei
(born 1944)
23 March 1979 29 April 1979 37 days FROLINATFAP Position vacant
4   Lol Mahamat Choua
(1939–2019)
29 April 1979 3 September 1979 127 days MPLT Position vacant
(3)   Goukouni Oueddei
(born 1944)
3 September 1979 7 June 1982
(deposed.)
2 years, 277 days FROLINATFAP Ngardoum
5   Hissène Habré
(born 1942)
1989
(referendum)
7 June 1982 2 December 1990
(derrocated.)
8 years, 178 days FAN / UNIR Ngardoum
6   Idriss Déby
(born 1952)
1996
2001
2006
2011
2016
2 December 1990 Incumbent 30 years, 131 days MPS Bawoyeu
Yodoyman
Moungar
Koumakoye
Djimasta
Ouaido
Yamassoum
Kabadi
Faki
Yoadimnadji
Younousmi
Koumakoye
Abbas
Nadingar
Dadnadji
Deubet
Padacké

Latest electionEdit

Candidate Party Votes %
Idriss Déby Patriotic Salvation Movement 2,219,352 59.92
Saleh Kebzabo National Union for Democracy and Renewal 473,074 12.77
Laoukein Kourayo Médard Chadian Convention for Peace and Development 392,988 10.61
Djimrangar Dadnadji CAP-SUR 186,857 5.04
Delwa Kassiré Koumakoye 73,636 1.99
Malloum Yoboide Djeraki 67,019 1.81
Mahamat Ahmad Alhabo 58,533 1.58
Abdoulaye Mbodou Mbami 53,204 1.44
Clément Djimet Bagaou 48,471 1.31
Gali Gatta Ngothé 44,899 1.21
Brice Mbaimon Guedmbaye 36,647 0.99
Beassoumda Julien 24,125 0.65
Djividi Boukar 25,107 0.68
Invalid/blank votes 419,818
Total 4,123,730 100
Registered voters/turnout 6,252,548 65.95
Source: Constitutional Court

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Changed name to N’Garta Tombalbaye on 30 August 1973 due to the policy of Africanization.

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