List of presidents of Senegal
The president of Senegal is the head of state and head of government of Senegal. In accordance with the constitutional reform of 2001, and since a referendum that took place on 20 March 2016, the president is elected for a 5-year term, and limited to two consecutive terms.
|President of the|
Republic of Senegal
|Term length||5 years, renewable once|
|Inaugural holder||Léopold Sédar Senghor|
|Formation||6 September 1960|
|Salary||15,210 USD annually|
The following is a list of presidents of Senegal, since the country gained independence from France in 1960.
- Political parties
- § Elected unopposed
Presidents of Senegal (1960–present)Edit
|Term of office||Political Party||Elected||Prime Ministers|
|Took office||Left office||Time in office|
|1||Léopold Sédar Senghor
|6 September 1960||31 December 1980||20 years, 115 days||PSS||1963[§]
|1 January 1981||1 April 2000||19 years, 91 days||PSS||1983
|1 April 2000||2 April 2012||12 years, 1 day||PDS||2000
Mame Madior Boye
Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré
Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye
|2 April 2012||Incumbent||8 years, 173 days||APR||2012
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