List of presidents of Guinea

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President of the
Republic of Guinea
Président de la République de Guinée
Coat of arms of Guinea-new.svg
Mamady Doumbouya.png
Incumbent
Mamady Doumbouya
Acting

since 1 October 2021
ResidencePresidential Palace, Conakry
Term length6 years
renewable once
Formation2 October 1958
Salary22,390 USD annually[1]

The following is a list of presidents of Guinea, since the country gained independence from France in 1958 (after rejecting to join the French Community in a constitutional referendum).

Presidents of Guinea (1958–present)[change | change source]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Sekou Toure usgov-83-08641.jpg Ahmed Sékou Touré
(1922–1984)
1961[§]
1968[§]
1974[§]
1982[§]
2 October 1958 26 March 1984[†] 25 years, 176 days PDG–RDA
Louis Lansana Béavogui (1964).jpg Louis Lansana Beavogui
(1923–1984)
26 March 1984 3 April 1984[a] 8 days PDG–RDA
2 Lansana Conte 27 July 2001a.jpg Lansana Conté
(1934–2008)[b]
1993
1998
2003
3 April 1984 22 December 2008[†] 24 years, 263 days Military /
PUP
Moussa Dadis Camara 2009-08-08.jpg Moussa Dadis Camara
(born 1964)[c]
24 December 2008[d] 3 December 2009[e] 344 days Military
No image.png Sékouba Konaté
(born 1966)[c]
3 December 2009 21 December 2010 1 year, 18 days Military
3 Alpha Conde - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012.jpg Alpha Condé
(born 1938)
2010
2015
2020
21 December 2010 5 September 2021[f] 10 years, 258 days RPG
Mamady Doumbouya.png Mamady Doumbouya
(born 1980)[g]
5 September 2021 Incumbent 1 year, 25 days Military

List[change | change source]

Key[change | change source]

Political parties
Other factions
Symbols
  •   Denotes acting President
  • § Elected unopposed
  • † Died in office

Officeholders[change | change source]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Ahmed Sékou Touré (1982).jpg Ahmed Sékou Touré
(1922–1984)
1961[§]
1968[§]
1974[§]
1982[§]
2 October 1958 26 March 1984[†] 25 years, 176 days PDG–RDA
Louis Lansana Béavogui (1964).jpg Louis Lansana Beavogui
(1923–1984)
26 March 1984 3 April 1984[h] 8 days PDG–RDA
2 Lansana Conté 27 July 2001-1 (cropped).jpg Lansana Conté
(1934–2008)[b]
1993
1998
2003
3 April 1984 22 December 2008[†] 24 years, 263 days Military /
PUP
Moussa Dadis Camara 2009-08-08.jpg Moussa Dadis Camara
(born 1964)[c]
24 December 2008[i] 3 December 2009[j] 344 days Military
No image.png Sékouba Konaté
(born 1966)[c]
3 December 2009 21 December 2010 1 year, 18 days Military
3 Alpha Condé 2014-10-09.jpg Alpha Condé
(born 1938)
2010
2015
2020
21 December 2010 5 September 2021[k] 10 years, 258 days RPG
Mamady Doumbouya.png Mamady Doumbouya
(born 1980)[l]
1 October 2021[2] Incumbent 364 days Military

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Deposed in the 1984 coup d'état.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Styled as Chairman of the Military Committee of National Restoration until 5 April 1984.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Styled as Chairman of the National Council for Democracy and Development.
  4. Took office in the 2008 coup d'état.
  5. Incapacitated after an assassination attempt.
  6. Deposed in the 2021 coup d'état.
  7. Styled as Chairman of the National Committee of Reconciliation and Development.
  8. Deposed in the 1984 coup d'état.
  9. Took office in the 2008 coup d'état.
  10. Incapacitated after an assassination attempt.
  11. Deposed in the 2021 coup d'état.
  12. Also Chairman of the National Committee of Reconciliation and Development since 5 September 2021.

Latest election[change | change source]

Candidate Party Votes %
Alpha Condé Rally of the Guinean People 2,285,827 57.85
Cellou Dalein Diallo Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea 1,242,362 31.44
Sidya Touré Union of Republican Forces 237,549 6.01
Faya Lansana Millimouno Liberal Bloc 54,718 1.38
El Hadj Papa Koly Kourouma Generations for Reconciliation, Union, and Prosperity 51,750 1.31
Lansana Kouyaté National Party for Hope and Development 45,962 1.16
Georges Gandhi Faraguet Tounkara Guinean Union for Democracy and Development 19,840 0.50
Marie Madeilein Dioubaté Guinea Ecologists Party 13,214 0.33
Invalid/blank votes 179,804
Total 4,131,026 100
Registered voters/turnout 6,042,634 68.36
Source: CENI Archived 2015-10-23 at the Wayback Machine (98.2% of polling stations reporting)

References[change | change source]

  1. "The highest and lowest paid African presidents - Business Daily". Business Daily.
  2. Samb, Saliou; Prentice, Alessandra (1 October 2021). Elgood, Giles (ed.). "Guinea swears in coup leader as interim president". Reuters. Retrieved 2 October 2021.

Other websites[change | change source]

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