President of the
Republic of Guinea
Président de la République de Guinée (French)
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Presidential Standard
Incumbent
Mamady Doumbouya
(Interim)
since 5 September 2021[a]
ResidencePresidential Palace, Conakry
Inaugural holderAhmed Sékou Touré
Formation2 October 1958
Salary22,390 USD annually[1]

This article lists the presidents of Guinea, since the country gained independence from France in 1958 (after rejecting to join the French Community in a constitutional referendum).

Term limits

As of 2021, there is a two-term limit for the president in the Constitution of Guinea. This limit has been lifted for Conté in 2001 and for Condé in 2020.[2]

List of officeholders

Political parties
  Democratic Party of Guinea – African Democratic Rally (PDG–RDA)
  Unity and Progress Party (PUP)
  Rally of the Guinean People (RPG)
Other factions
  Military
Symbols
  Denotes acting President

§ Elected unopposed

Died in office

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[b] 8 days PDG–RDA
2 Lansana Conté
(1934–2008)[c]
1993
1998
2003
3 April 1984 22 December 2008[†] 24 years, 263 days Military /
PUP
Moussa Dadis Camara
(born 1964)[d]
24 December 2008[e] 3 December 2009[f] 344 days Military
Sékouba Konaté
(born 1966)[d]
3 December 2009 21 December 2010 1 year, 18 days Military
3 Alpha Condé
(born 1938)
2010
2015
2020
21 December 2010 5 September 2021[g] 10 years, 258 days RPG
Mamady Doumbouya
(born 1980)[a]
5 September 2021 Incumbent 2 years, 310 days Military

Notes

  1. ^ a b Styled as Chairman of the National Committee of Reconciliation and Development until 1 October 2021, when he was additionally sworn in as Interim President.[3]
  2. ^ Deposed in the 1984 coup d'état.
  3. ^ Styled as Chairman of the Military Committee of National Restoration until 5 April 1984.
  4. ^ a b Styled as Chairman of the National Council for Democracy and Development.
  5. ^ Took office in the 2008 coup d'état.
  6. ^ Incapacitated after an assassination attempt.
  7. ^ Deposed in the 2021 coup d'état.

Timeline

Mamady DoumbouyaAlpha CondéSékouba KonatéMoussa Dadis CamaraAboubacar SomparéLansana ContéLouis Lansana BeavoguiAhmed Sékou Touré

Latest election

See also

References

  1. ^ "The highest and lowest paid African presidents - Business Daily". Business Daily. 27 December 2020.
  2. ^ Cook, Candace; Siegle, Joseph. "Circumvention of Term Limits Weakens Governance in Africa". Africa Center for Strategic Studies.
  3. ^ "Guinea swears in coup leader Mamady Doumbouya as interim president". Reuters. CNN. 1 October 2021. Retrieved 20 October 2022.
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