List of presidents of Guinea

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The following is a list of presidents of Guinea, since the country gained independence from France in 1958 (after rejecting to join the French Community in a constitutional referendum).

President of the
Republic of Guinea
Président de la République de Guinée
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Incumbent
Alpha Condé

since 21 December 2010
ResidencePresidential Palace, Conakry
Term length6 years
renewable once
Formation2 October 1958
Salary22,390 USD annually[1]

ListEdit

KeyEdit

Political parties
Other factions
Symbols
  •   Denotes acting President
  • § Elected unopposed
  • † Died in office

OfficeholdersEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1   Ahmed Sékou Touré
(1922–1984)
1961[§]
1968[§]
1974[§]
1982[§]
2 October 1958 26 March 1984[†] 25 years, 176 days PDG–RDA
  Louis Lansana Beavogui
(1923–1984)
26 March 1984 3 April 1984[a] 8 days PDG–RDA
2   Lansana Conté
(1934–2008)[b]
1993
1998
2003
3 April 1984 22 December 2008[†] 24 years, 263 days Military /
PUP
3   Moussa Dadis Camara
(1964–)[c]
24 December 2008[d] 3 December 2009[e] 344 days Military
  Sékouba Konaté
(1966–)[c]
3 December 2009 21 December 2010 1 year, 18 days Military
4   Alpha Condé
(1938–)
2010
2015
21 December 2010 Incumbent 9 years, 226 days RPG

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Deposed in the 1984 coup d'état.
  2. ^ Styled as Chairman of the Military Committee of National Restoration until 5 April 1984.
  3. ^ a b Styled as Chairman of the National Council for Democracy and Development.
  4. ^ Took office in the 2008 coup d'état.
  5. ^ Incapacitated after an assassination attempt.

Latest electionEdit

Candidate Party Votes %
Alpha Condé Rally of the Guinean People 2,285,827 57.85
Cellou Dalein Diallo Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea 1,242,362 31.44
Sidya Touré Union of Republican Forces 237,549 6.01
Faya Lansana Millimouno Liberal Bloc 54,718 1.38
El Hadj Papa Koly Kourouma Generations for Reconciliation, Union, and Prosperity 51,750 1.31
Lansana Kouyaté National Party for Hope and Development 45,962 1.16
Georges Gandhi Faraguet Tounkara Guinean Union for Democracy and Development 19,840 0.50
Marie Madeilein Dioubaté Guinea Ecologists Party 13,214 0.33
Invalid/blank votes 179,804
Total 4,131,026 100
Registered voters/turnout 6,042,634 68.36
Source: CENI (98.2% of polling stations reporting)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The highest and lowest paid African presidents - Business Daily". Business Daily.

External linksEdit

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