President of Gabon

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President of the
Gabonese Republic
Président de la
République gabonaise
Flag of the President of Gabon.svg
Presidential standard
Ali Bongo - allocution du 21 mars 2020 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Ali Bongo Ondimba

since 16 October 2009
ResidencePresidential Palace, Libreville
Term length7 years
Formation17 August 1960
First holderLéon M'ba
DeputyVice President of Gabon
Salary65,000 USD annually[1]

This is a list of presidents of the African country of Gabon.

Key[change | change source]

Political parties
Status
  •   Denotes Acting President

List[change | change source]

No. President
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Elected Political affiliation Prime Minister(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Léon M'ba
(1902–1967)[a]
Léon M'ba 1964.jpg 17 August 1960 27 November 1967
(died in office.)
7 years, 102 days 1961
1967
BDG Himself
2 Daniel Mbene (b. 1902 - d. 1970) Briefly interrupted during the 11–18 February 1964 coup d'état Revolutionary Committee.
3 Valere Essone (b. 1900 - d. 1970)
4 Jacques Mambo (b. 1902 - d. 1980)
5 Daniel Mbo Edou (b. 1911 - d. 1977)
6 Jean-Hilaire Aubame (b. 1912 - d. 1989) Aubame.jpg 17 February 1964 18 February 1964 0 Gabonese Democratic Party
7 Léon M'ba (b. 1902 - d. 1967) Léon M'ba 1964.jpg 18 February 1964 27 November 1967 3 years 1964 Gabonese Democratic Party
8 Omar Bongo Ondimba
(1935–2009)[b]
Omar Bongo 1973.jpg 2 December 1967 8 June 2009
(died in office.)
41 years, 188 days 1973
1979
1986
1993
1998
2005
BDG / PDG Mébiame
Oyé-Mba
Obame-Nguema
Ntoutoume Emane
Eyeghe Ndong
9 Didjob Divungi Di Ndinge
(1946–)[c]
No image.png 6 May 2009 10 June 2009 35 days ADERE Eyeghe Ndong
10 Rose Francine Rogombé
(1942–2015)[d]
10 June 2009 16 October 2009 128 days PDG Eyeghe Ndong
Biyoghé Mba
11 Ali Bongo Ondimba (b. 1959 - ) Ali Bongo Ondimba, 2012.jpg 16 October 2009 15 November 2018 2009 2016 Gabonese Democratic Party Biyoghé Mba

Ndong Sima

Ona Ondo

Issoze-Ngondet

Nkoghe Bekale

12 Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou(b. 1952- ) 15 November 2018 14 January 2019 Gabonese Democratic Party Nkoghe Bekale
13 Ali Bongo Ondimba (b. 1959 - ) Ali Bongo Ondimba, 2012.jpg 14 January 2019 17 January 2019 Gabonese Democratic Party Nkoghe Bekale
14 Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou (b. 1952 - ) 17 January 2019 25 February 2019 Gabonese Democratic Party Nkoghe Bekale
15 Ali Bongo Ondimba
(1959–)[e]
Ali Bongo - allocution du 21 mars 2020 (cropped).jpg 25 February 2019 Incumbent 12 years, 217 days 2009
2016
PDG Biyoghé Mba
Ndong Sima
Ona Ondo
Issoze-Ngondet
Nkoghe Bekale

References[change | change source]

  1. "Top 15 Highest Paid African Presidents 2017". 15 December 2016.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Briefly interrupted during the 17–18 February 1964 coup d'état
  2. Previously named Albert-Bernard Bongo; changed name on 29 September 1973, after conversion to Islam. Added Ondimba to name on 15 November 2003.
  3. Acted for Bongo while he was incapacitated in the hospital, Vice President.
  4. Succeeded Bongo as the constitutional successor, President of the Senate.
  5. Son of Omar Bongo Ondimba.