President of Uganda
The President of the Republic of Uganda is the head of state and head of government of Uganda. The president leads the executive branch of the Government of Uganda and is the commander-in-chief of the Uganda People's Defence Force.
|President of the|
Republic of Uganda
|Term length||5 years|
|Inaugural holder||Frederick Edward Mutesa II|
|Formation||9 October 1963|
|Deputy||Vice President of Uganda|
List of Presidents of UgandaEdit
|#||Portrait||Name||Term of Office||Party||Notes|
|1||Frederick Edward Mutesa II||9 October 1963||2 March 1966||Kabaka Yekka||Deposed in the Battle of Mengo Hill, fleded in United Kingdom in 1966 and deceased in 1969|
|2||Milton Obote||2 March 1966||25 January 1971||Uganda People's Congress||Deposed in a coup d'état, fleded in Tanzania in 1971 and return in Uganda in 1979|
|3||Idi Amin||25 January 1971||11 April 1979||Military||Deposed in the Uganda–Tanzania War, fleded in Saudi Arabia in 1979 and deceased in 2003|
|4||Yusuf Lule||13 April 1979||20 June 1979||Independent (UNLF)||Removed from office in 1979, deceased in 1985|
|5||Godfrey Binaisa||20 June 1979||12 May 1980||Uganda People's Congress (UNFL)||Removed from office in 1980, deceased in 2010|
|6||Paulo Muwanga||12 May 1980||22 May 1980||Uganda People's Congress (UNFL)||Stepped down in 1980 and replaced by the Presidential Commission|
|—||Presidential Commission (Saulo Musoke, Polycarp Nyamuchoncho, Joel Wacha-Olwol)||22 May 1980||15 December 1980||Independent||Dissolved after the 1980 General election|
|(2)||Milton Obote||17 December 1980||27 July 1985||Uganda People's Congress||Deposed in a coup d'état, fleded in Tanzania and Zambia and deceased in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2005|
|7||Bazilio Olara-Okello||27 July 1985||29 July 1985||Military||Stepped down in 1985|
|8||Tito Okello||29 July 1985||26 January 1986||Military||Deposed in the Ugandan Bush War in 1986|
|9||Yoweri Museveni||26 January 1986||Present||National Resistance Movement|
- "The President". Government of Uganda.
- Athumani, Halima (September 21, 2017). "Proposed Changes to Uganda's Presidential Age Limit Hit Roadblock". Voice of America.