Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi

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Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi
سيدي محمد ولد الشيخ عبد الله
7th President of Mauritania
In office
19 April 2007 – 6 August 2008
Prime MinisterSidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar
Zeine Ould Zeidane
Yahya Ould Ahmed El Waghef
Preceded byEly Ould Mohamed Vall (as Chairman of the Military Council for Justice and Democracy)
Succeeded byMohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (as President of the High Council of State)
Personal details
Lamden, Aleg, Brakna, French Mauritania
Died22 November 2020(2020-11-22) (aged 81–82)
Nouakchott, Mauritania
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Khatou Mint El Boukhari[1]

Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (Arabic: سيدي محمد ولد الشيخ عبد الله; 1938[2] – 22 November 2020) was a Mauritanian politician. He was President of Mauritania from 2007 to 2008.[3] He was removed from office in a military coup d'état on August 6, 2008.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Spanish King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia talk with the President of Mauritania Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi and his wife Khatou Mint El Boukhari in Palma de Mallorca". Reuters. 2008-07-24. Retrieved 2008-08-07.
  2. "Bio express",, February 25, 2007.
  3. "Mauritania swears in new president", Al Jazeera, April 19, 2007.
  4. Sylla, Ibrahima (2008-08-06). "Mauritania forces stage coup - president's daughter". Reuters. Archived from the original on 2008-12-26. Retrieved 2008-08-06.