List of presidents of Guinea

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President of the
Republic of Guinea
Coat of arms of Guinea-new.svg
Alpha Conde - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012.jpg
Incumbent
Alpha Condé

since 21 December 2010
ResidencePresidential Palace, Conakry
Term length5 years, renewable once
Inaugural holderAhmed Sékou Touré
Formation2 October 1958

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).

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Political parties
Other factions
Symbols
  • § Elected unopposed
  • Died in office

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

# Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
(Title)
Term of Office Party
1 Sekou Toure usgov-83-08641.jpg Ahmed Sékou Touré
(1922–1984)
President[1]
2 October 1958 26 March 1984[2] PDG-RDA
Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F017682-0016, Bonn, AA, Schröder mit Außenminister von Guinea retouched.jpg Louis Lansana Beavogui
(1923–1984)
Acting President
26 March 1984 3 April 1984[3] PDG-RDA
Lansana Conte 27 July 2001a.jpg Lansana Conté
(1934–2008)
Chairman of the Military Committee of National Restoration
3 April 1984 5 April 1984 Military
2 Lansana Conté
(1934–2008)
President[4]
5 April 1984 1991
2 1991 22 December 2008[2] PUP
Noimage.png Aboubacar Somparé
(b. 1944)
Acting President
22 December 2008 23 December 2008[3] PUP
3 Dadis Camara portrait.JPG Moussa Dadis Camara
(b. 1964)
President
23 December 2008 3 December 2009[5] Military
Noimage.png Sékouba Konaté
(b. 1966)
Acting President
3 December 2009 21 December 2010 Military
4 AlphaCondé.jpeg Alpha Condé
(b. 1938)
President
21 December 2010 Incumbent RPG

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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 (98.2% of polling stations reporting)

Other websites[change | change source]

Government
  1. Served four terms. Elected unopposed by presidential elections in 1961, 1968, 1974 and 1982
  2. 2.0 2.1 Died in office
  3. 3.0 3.1 Deposed in a coup d'état
  4. Served three terms. Elected by contested presidential elections in 1993, 1998 and 2003
  5. Incapacitated after an assassination attempt