List of heads of state of Ivory Coast

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President of the
Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Président de la
République de Côte d'Ivoire
Coat of arms of Ivory Coast.svg
A. Ouattara.jpg
Incumbent
Alassane Ouattara

since 4 December 2010
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderFélix Houphouët-Boigny
Formation3 November 1960
DeputyVice President of Ivory Coast
Salary100,000 USD annually[1]

Key[change | change source]

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

Presidents (1960–present)[change | change source]

No. Portrait Name

(Birth–Death)

Elected Tenure Political party Vice-President
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Houphouet-Boigny.jpg Félix Houphouët-Boigny(1905–1993) 1960[§]
1965[§]
1970[§]
1975[§]
1980[§]
1985[§]
1990
3 November 1960 7 December 1993[†] 34 years, 220 days PDCI–RDA Position not established
2 Noimage.png Henri Konan Bédié(1934–)[2] 1995 7 December 1993 24 December 1999[a] 6 years,

17 days

PDCI–RDA
3 Noimage.png Robert Guéï(1941–2002)[b] 24 December 1999 26 October 2000 307 days Military
4 IC Gbagbo Motta eng 195.jpg Laurent Gbagbo(1945–)[c] 2000 26 October 2000 11 April 2011[d] 10 years,

169 days

FPI
5 A. Ouattara.jpg Alassane Ouattara(1942–)[c] 20102015 4 December 2010 Incumbent 8 years,

143 days

RDR
Daniel Kablan Duncan

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Deposed in a coup d'état.
  2. Styled as President of the National Public Salvation Committee until 4 January 2000.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Co-claimant from 4 December 2010 to 11 April 2011.
  4. Deposed in the Second Ivorian Civil War.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Top 15 Highest Paid African Presidents 2017". 15 December 2016.
  2. Acting President until 22 October 1995