First Lady of Gabon
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Sylvia Bongo Ondimba

since October 16, 2009
Inaugural holderPauline M'ba
FormationFebruary 12, 1961

First Lady or First Gentleman of Gabon[1] is the title held by the spouse of the president of Gabon. The current first lady is Sylvia Bongo Ondimba, who has held the office since 2009.

First ladies of Gabon

Name Term Begins Term Ends President of Gabon
Pauline M'ba 12 February 1961 27 November 1967 Léon M'ba
Patience Dabany 27 November 1967 1987 (Divorced) Omar Bongo
Position vacant 1987 August 4, 1989 Omar Bongo
Edith Lucie Bongo[1] August 4, 1989 (Marriage to Bongo) March 14, 2009 (Died in Office) Omar Bongo
Position vacant March 14, 2009 8 June 2009 Vacant
Jacques Rogombé 10 June 2009 16 October 2009 Rose Francine Rogombé (Acting)
Sylvia Bongo Ondimba 16 October 2009 Present Ali Bongo Ondimba

See also


  1. ^ a b "Laura Bush meets with Edith Lucie Bongo Ondimba, First Lady of Gabon in the Yellow Oval Room Wednesday, May 26, 2004". White House archive. 2004-05-26. Retrieved 2012-08-09.