List of heads of state of Mali

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President of the
Republic of Mali
Coat of arms of Mali.svg
Linda Thomas-Greenfield met with Malian Transition President Goïta - 2021 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Assimi Goïta

since 25 May 2021
ResidenceKoulouba Palace, Bamako
Term length5 years
Renewable once
PrecursorColonial governor of Mali
Formation1965
First holderModibo Keïta
Salary68,900 USD annually[1]

This is a list of heads of state of Mali since the country gained independence from France in 1960 to the present day.

A total of six people have served as head of state of Mali (not counting one Acting President). Additionally, one person, Amadou Toumani Touré, has served on two non-consecutive occasions.

The interim president is Assimi Goïta.

List[change | change source]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party Prime minister(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Modibo Keita 1961-09-13.jpg Modibo Keïta
(1915–1977)
1960
1964
20 June 1960 19 November 1968
(deposed.)
8 years, 152 days US–RDA Himself
2 Moussa Traoré (1989) (cropped).jpg Moussa Traoré
(1936–2020)
1979
1985
19 November 1968 26 March 1991
(deposed.)
22 years, 127 days Military /
UDPM
Diakité
Dembelé
3 Amadou Toure cropped.jpg Amadou Toumani Touré
(1948–2020)
26 March 1991 8 June 1992 1 year, 74 days Military Sacko
4 Alpha Oumar Konaré 2007-02-27.jpg Alpha Oumar Konaré
(born 1946)
1992
1997
8 June 1992 8 June 2002 10 years ADEMA–PASJ Touré
Sow
I. B. Keïta
Mandé Sidibé
Keita
(3) Amadou Toure cropped.jpg Amadou Toumani Touré
(1948–2020)
2002
2007
8 June 2002 22 March 2012
(deposed.)[2][a]
9 years, 288 days Independent Hamani
O. I. Maïga
Modibo Sidibé
C. M. K. Sidibé
5 Amadou Haya Sanogo December 2016.jpg Amadou Sanogo
(born 1972/73)
22 March 2012 12 April 2012 21 days Military Position vacant
Dioncounda Traoré 2011-10-16 (2).jpg Dioncounda Traoré
(born 1942)[b]
12 April 2012 4 September 2013 1 year, 145 days ADEMA–PASJ Diarra
Sissoko
6 Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta par Claude Truong-Ngoc décembre 2013 (cropped 2).jpg Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
(1945-2022)
2013
2018
4 September 2013 18 August 2020
(deposed.)[4][c]
6 years, 349 days RPM Ly
Mara
Keita
A. I. Maïga
S. B. Maïga
Cissé
7 Assimi Goita, August 2021 (cropped).png Assimi Goïta
(born 1983)
18 August 2020 25 September 2020 38 days Military Position vacant
Visit of Josep Borrell Fontelles, Vice-President of the European Commission, to Mali.jpg Bah Ndaw
(born 1950)
25 September 2020 24 May 2021
(deposed.)[6][d]
241 days Independent Ouane
Assimi Goita, August 2021 (cropped).png Assimi Goïta
(born 1983)
24 May 2021 Incumbent 1 year, 130 days Military C. K. Maïga

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Officially resigned on 8 April 2012.[3]
  2. Simultaneously served as the President of the National Assembly.
  3. Officially resigned on 19 August 2020.[5]
  4. Officially resigned on 26 May 2021.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The highest and lowest paid African presidents - Business Daily". Business Daily. 27 December 2020.
  2. Afua Hirsch (22 March 2012). "Mali rebels claim to have ousted regime in coup". The Guardian. UK. Retrieved 24 March 2012.
  3. "Mali's President, Ousted in Coup, Steps Down". The New York Times. Associated Press. 8 April 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
  4. Kelly, Jeremy (18 August 2020). "Mali PM and president under arrest, claim army mutineers". The Times. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  5. "Mali's Keita resigns as president after military coup". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  6. "Mali: President, prime minister arrested in 'attempted coup'". Deutsche Welle. 25 May 2021. Retrieved 25 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. "Mali's president, prime minister resign after arrests by military". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2021-05-26.