List of heads of state of Mali

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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
Incumbent
Bah Ndaw
(Acting)

since 25 September 2020
ResidenceKoulouba Palace, Bamako
Term length5 years
Renewable once
PrecursorColonial governor of Mali
Formation1965
First holderModibo Keïta
Salary68,900 USD annually[1]
WebsiteKoulouba

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

The current head of state of Mali is Acting President Bah Ndaw, since 25 September 2020,[2] appointed in the aftermath of the 2020 Malian coup d'état.

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
  • 2012–2020: President of the Republic
  • 2020: Chairman of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People
  • 2020–present: President of the Republic

KeyEdit

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Acting President

ListEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party Prime minister(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
1   Modibo Keïta
(1915–1977)
1960
1964
20 June 1960 19 November 1968
(deposed.)
8 years, 152 days US–RDA Himself
2   Moussa Traoré
(1936–2020)
1979
1985
19 November 1968 26 March 1991
(deposed.)
22 years, 127 days Military /
UDPM
Diakité
Dembelé
3   Amadou Toumani Touré
(1948–2020)
26 March 1991 8 June 1992 1 year, 74 days Military Sacko
4   Alpha Oumar Konaré
(born 1946)
1992
1997
8 June 1992 8 June 2002 10 years ADEMA–PASJ Touré
Sow
I. B. Keïta
Mandé Sidibé
Keita
(3)   Amadou Toumani Touré
(1948–2020)
2002
2007
8 June 2002 22 March 2012
(deposed.)
9 years, 288 days Independent Hamani
O. I. Maïga
Modibo Sidibé
C. M. K. Sidibé
5   Amadou Sanogo
(born 1972/73)
22 March 2012 12 April 2012 21 days Military Position vacant
  Dioncounda Traoré
(born 1942)[a]
12 April 2012 4 September 2013 1 year, 145 days ADEMA–PASJ Diarra
Sissoko
6   Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
(born 1945)
2013
2018
4 September 2013 19 August 2020
(resigned.)[3]
6 years, 350 days RPM Ly
Mara
Keita
A. I. Maïga
S. B. Maïga
Cissé
7   Assimi Goïta
(born 1983)
19 August 2020 25 September 2020 37 days Military Position vacant
  Bah Ndaw
(born 1950)
25 September 2020 Incumbent 204 days Independent Ouane

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)[4] 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

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Simultaneously served as the President of the National Assembly.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The highest and lowest paid African presidents - Business Daily". Business Daily.
  2. ^ Mayeni Jones (25 September 2020). "Mali coup: Bah Ndaw sworn in as civilian leader". BBC News. Archived from the original on 25 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Mali's Keita resigns as president after military coup". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  4. ^ The party officially supports Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta: Présidentielle 2018: l'Adema soutient le président IBK Archived 30 November 2018 at the Wayback Machine

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