List of presidents of Equatorial Guinea

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President of the
Republic of Equatorial Guinea
Presidente de la
República de Guinea Ecuatorial
Coat of arms of Equatorial Guinea.svg
Teodoro Obiang - 2019.jpg
Incumbent
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

since 3 August 1979
ResidenceMalabo Government Building, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Term length7 years
Inaugural holderFrancisco Macías Nguema
Formation12 October 1968
DeputyVice President of Equatorial Guinea
Salary152,680 USD annually[1]

The following is a list of presidents of Equatorial Guinea, since the establishment of the office of President in 1968.

List[change | change source]

No. President Took office Left office Time in office Party Election
1
Francisco Macías Nguema
Nguema, FranciscoFrancisco Macías Nguema
(1924–1979[a])
[b]
12 October 19683 August 1979[c]10 years, 295 daysPUNT1968
1973
Supreme Military Council[d]
Supreme Military Council[d]
Chairman:
Lieutenant general
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
(born 1942)
3 August 197912 October 19823 years, 70 daysFAGE
2
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Mbasogo, TeodoroTeodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
(born 1942)
[e]
12 October 1982Incumbent38 years, 112 daysPDGE1982
1989
1996
2002
2009
2016

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Executed by firing squad on 29 September 1979.
  2. Changed name to Masie Nguema Biyogo Ñegue Ndong in 1976 due to the policy of Africanization.
  3. Deposed in a coup d'état.
  4. Initially called the Revolutionary Military Council until 25 August 1979.
  5. Nephew of Francisco Macías Nguema.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The highest and lowest paid African presidents - Business Daily". Business Daily.