President of Uganda

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from List of Presidents of Uganda)
Jump to: navigation, search
President of the
Republic of Uganda
Presidential Standard of Uganda.svg
Presidential Standard
Museveni July 2012 Cropped.jpg
Incumbent
Yoweri Museveni

since 29 January 1986
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Frederick Edward Mutesa II
Formation 9 October 1963
Coat of arms of the Republic of Uganda.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Uganda

List of Presidents of Uganda[edit]

# Portrait Name Term of Office Party Notes
1 Ugandan kings at Toro ceremony late 1950s.jpg Frederick Edward Mutesa II 9 October 1963 2 March 1966 Kabaka Yekka Deposed in the Battle of Mengo Hill, fleded in United Kingdom in 1966 and deceased in 1969
2 Obote cropped.png Milton Obote 2 March 1966 25 January 1971 Uganda People's Congress Deposed in a coup d'état, fleded in Tanzania in 1971 and return in Uganda in 1979
3 Idi Amin.jpg Idi Amin 25 January 1971 11 April 1979 Military Deposed in the Uganda–Tanzania War, fleded in Saudi Arabia in 1979 and deceased in 2003
4 Yusuf Lule 13 April 1979 20 June 1979 Independent (UNLF) Removed from office in 1979, deceased in 1985
5 Godfreybinaisa.jpg Godfrey Binaisa 20 June 1979 12 May 1980 Uganda People's Congress (UNFL) Removed from office in 1980, deceased in 2010
6 Paulo Muwanga 12 May 1980 22 May 1980 Uganda People's Congress (UNFL) Stepped down in 1980 and replaced by the Presidential Commission
Presidential Commission (Saulo Musoke, Polycarp Nyamuchoncho, Joel Wacha-Olwol) 22 May 1980 15 December 1980 Independent Dissolved after the 1980 General election
(2) Obote cropped.png Milton Obote 17 December 1980 27 July 1985 Uganda People's Congress Deposed in a coup d'état, fleded in Tanzania and Zambia and deceased in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2005
7 Bazilio Olara-Okello 27 July 1985 29 July 1985 Military Stepped down in 1985
8 Tito Okello 29 July 1985 26 January 1986 Military Deposed in the Ugandan Bush War in 1986
9 Museveni July 2012 Cropped.jpg Yoweri Museveni 26 January 1986 Present National Resistance Movement

Latest election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 18 February 2011 Ugandan presidential election results
Candidates – Parties Votes %
Yoweri MuseveniNational Resistance Movement 5,428,368 68.38
Kizza BesigyeForum for Democratic Change 2,064,963 26.01
Norbert MaoDemocratic Party 147,917 1.86
Olara OtunnuUganda People's Congress 125,059 1.58
Beti KamyaUganda Federal Alliance 52,782 0.66
Abed BwanikaPeople's Development Party 51,708 0.65
Jaberi Bidandi SsaliPeople's Progress Party 34,688 0.44
Samuel Lubegaindependent 32,726 0.41
Valid votes 7,938,212 95.96
Invalid votes 334,548 4.04
Total votes (turnout: 59.29%) 8,272,760 100.00
Source: Electoral Commission of Uganda

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]