President of Somalia
|President of the|
Federal Republic of Somalia
Madaxaweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliyeed
|Term length||Four years, renewable once|
|Inaugural holder||Aden Abdullah Osman Daar|
|Formation||1 July 1960|
The president of Somalia (Somali: Madaxaweynaha Soomaaliya) is the head of state of Somalia. The President is also commander-in-chief of the Somali Armed Forces. The president represents the Federal Republic of Somalia.
The current office-holder is the 9th president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmaajo’, since 16 February 2017.
Living former presidents[change | change source]
As of 10 June 2022, there are three living former presidents of Somalia, as seen below.
born 1941 (age 81)
born 1964 (age 58)
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
born 1962 (age 60)
The most recent president to die was Ali Mahdi Muhammad (served 1991–1997), on 10 March 2021, at the age of 82.