List of heads of state of Algeria

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This is a list of heads of state of Algeria.

Key[change | change source]

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Denotes Acting Heads of State

List[change | change source]

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Position
Portrait Elected Term of office Political party
Ferhat Abbas
فرحات عباس

(1899–1985)
President of the Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic

Ferhat Abbas - algerischer Staatspräsident.jpg 19 September 1958 9 August 1961 National Liberation Front
Benyoucef Benkhedda
بن يوسف بن خدة

(1920–2003)
President of the Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic

Benkhedda 19march62.jpg 9 August 1961 27 September 1962 National Liberation Front
Abderrahmane Farès
عبدالرحمن فارس

(1911–1991)
Chairman of the Provisional Executive

Abderrahmane Farès.jpg 13 April 1962 25 September 1962 National Liberation Front
Ferhat Abbas
فرحات عباس

(1899–1985)
President of the National Constituent Assembly

Ferhat Abbas - algerischer Staatspräsident.jpg 25 September 1962 15 September 1963 National Liberation Front
1 Ahmed Ben Bella
أحمد بن بلّة

(1916–2012)
President of the Republic

Benbella.jpg 1963 15 September 1963 19 June 1965
(deposed.)
National Liberation Front
Revolutionary Council
Chairman: Colonel Houari Boumédiène
Houari Boumediene's Portrait.jpg 19 June 1965 10 December 1976 Military
2 Houari Boumédiène
هواري بومدين

(1932–1978)
President of the Republic

Houari Boumediene's Portrait.jpg 1976 10 December 1976 27 December 1978
(died in office.)
National Liberation Front
Rabah Bitat
رابح بيطاط

(1925–2000)
Acting Head of State

Rabah Bitat.jpg 27 December 1978 9 February 1979 National Liberation Front
3 Chadli Bendjedid
شاذلي بن جديد

(1929–2012)
President of the Republic

Chadli Bendjedid 1979.jpg 1979
1984
1988
9 February 1979 11 January 1992
(resigned.)[a]
National Liberation Front
Abdelmalek Benhabyles
عبد المالك بن حبيلس

(1921–2018)
Chairman of the Constitutional Council

Abdelmalek Benhabylès.png 11 January 1992 14 January 1992 National Liberation Front
4 Mohamed Boudiaf
محمد بوضياف

(1919–1992)
Chairman of the High Council of State

Le jeun Mohamed Boudiaf.jpg 14 January 1992 29 June 1992
(assassinated.)
Party of the Socialist Revolution
5 Ali Kafi
علي حسين كافي

(1928–2013)
Chairman of the High Council of State

Ali Kafi.JPG 2 July 1992 31 January 1994 National Liberation Front
6 Liamine Zéroual
اليمين زروال
(1941–)
Liamine Zeroual.jpg 1995 31 January 1994
State President
27 November 1995
President of the Republic
27 April 1999 Independent
7 Abdelaziz Bouteflika
عبد العزيز بوتفليقة

(1937–2021)
President of the Republic

Bouteflika (Algiers, Feb 2006).jpeg 1999
2004
2009
2014
27 April 1999 2 April 2019 National Liberation Front
Abdelkader Bensalah
عبد القـادر بن صالح

(1941–2021)
Acting Head of State

Abdelkader Bensalah 18th Summit of Non-Aligned Movement in Baku (cropped).jpg 9 April 2019 19 December 2019 National Rally for Democracy
8 Abdelmadjid Tebboune
عبد المجيد تبون

(1945–)
President of the Republic

عبد المجيد تبون نيكوس دندياس 2020 (cropped) 2.jpg 2019 19 December 2019 Incumbent National Liberation Front

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Forced to resign by the military, at the beginning of the Algerian Civil War.

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