List of Presidents of Tanzania

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This is a list of Presidents of the United Republic of Tanzania. The east African nation was formed on 26 April 1964 after the union between Tanganyika and the People's Republic of Zanzibar and Pemba as the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. On 29 October 1964, the new nation changed its name to the United Republic of Tanzania.

Presidents of Tanzania (1964–Present)[edit]

Parties

      Tanganyika African National Union
      Chama Cha Mapinduzi (Party of the Revolution)

# Picture Name
(Born–Died)
Took office Left office Political Party
United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
1 Julius Nyerere 1977.jpg Julius Nyerere
(1922–1999)
26 April 1964 29 October 1964 Tanganyika African National Union
United Republic of Tanzania
1 Julius Nyerere 1977.jpg Julius Nyerere
(1922–1999)[1]
29 October 1964 5 February 1977 Tanganyika African National Union
(1) 5 February 1977 5 November 1985 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
2 Ali Hassan Mwinyi.jpg Ali Hassan Mwinyi
(1925– )[2]
5 November 1985 23 November 1995 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
3 Benjamin William Mkapa.jpg Benjamin Mkapa
(1938– )[3]
23 November 1995 21 December 2005 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
4 Jakaya Kikwete.jpg Jakaya Kikwete
(1950– )[4]
21 December 2005 Incumbent Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Served four terms. Elected unopposed by presidential elections in 1965, 1970, 1975 and 1980.
  2. ^ Served two terms. Elected unopposed by presidential elections in 1985 and 1990.
  3. ^ Served two terms. Elected by contested presidential elections in 1995 and 2000.
  4. ^ Currently serving his second term. Elected by contested presidential elections in 2005 and 2010.

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