List of heads of state of Guinea

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President of the
Republic of Guinea
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Alpha Conde - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012.jpg
Alpha Condé

since 21 December 2010
Residence Presidential Palace, Conakry
Term length 7 years
Inaugural holder Ahmed Sékou Touré
Formation 2 October 1958
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The following is a list of heads of state of Guinea since the country became independent from France in 1958.

List of Heads of State of Guinea[edit]

(Dates in italics indicated de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
Republic of Guinea Independence from France
(République du Guinée)
2 October 1958 to 1 January 1979 Sekou Toure usgov-83-08641.jpg Ahmed Sékou Touré, President PDG-RDA
People's Revolutionary Republic of Guinea
(République Populaire Révolutionnaire du Guinée)
1 January 1979 to 26 March 1984 Sekou Toure usgov-83-08641.jpg Ahmed Sékou Touré, President PDG-RDA Died in office
26 March 1984 to 3 April 1984 Louis Lansana Beavogui.png Louis Lansana Beavogui, Acting President PDG-RDA Deposed in a coup d'état
3 April 1984 to 5 April 1984 Lansana Conte 27 July 2001a.jpg Lansana Conté, Chairman of the Military Committee of National Restoration Mil
5 April 1984 to 25 May 1984 Lansana Conté, President
Republic of Guinea
(République du Guinée)
25 May 1984 to 22 December 2008 Lansana Conte 27 July 2001a.jpg Lansana Conté, President Mil/PUP Died in office
22 December 2008 to 23 December 2008 Aboubacar Somparé, Acting President PUP Deposed in a coup d'état
23 December 2008 to 3 December 2009 Dadis Camara portrait.JPG Moussa Dadis Camara, President Mil Incapacitated after an assassination attempt
3 December 2009 to 21 December 2010 Sékouba Konaté, Acting President Mil
21 December 2010 to Present Alpha Conde - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012.jpg Alpha Condé, President RPG

For Colonial Heads prior to independence, see: Colonial Heads of Guinea


PDG-RDA Parti Démocratique de Guinée-Rassemblement Démocratique Africain
(Democratic Party of Guinea – African Democratic Rally)    socialist, only legal party 1960-1984
PUP Parti de l'Unité et du Progrès
(Unity and Progress Party)    authoritarian
UPG Union pour le Progrès de la Guinée
(Union for the Progress of Guinea)
RPG Rassemblement du Peuple Guinéen
(Rally of the Guinean People)
Mil Military
n-p non-partisan
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Latest election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 2010 Guinean presidential election results
Candidates Parties First round Second round
% Votes %
Alpha Condé RPG 18.25 1,474,973 52.52
Cellou Dalein Diallo UFDG 43.69 1,333,666 47.48
Sidya Touré UFR 13.02
Lansana Kouyaté PEDN 7.04
Papa Koly Kouroumah RDR 5.74
Ibrahima Abe Sylla NGR 3,23
Jean Marc Telliano RDIG 2.33
Aboubacar Somparé PUP 0.95
Boubacar Barry PNR 0.80
Ousmane Bah UPR 0.68
Ibrahima Kassory Fofana GPT 0.66
Ousmane Kaba PLUS 0.54
François Lounceny Fall FUDEC 0.46
Elhadj Mamadou Sylla UDG 0.45
Saran Daraba Kaba CDP 0.39
Mamady Diawara PTS 0.31
Boubacar Bah ADPG 0.30
Alpha Ibrahima Keira PR 0.25
M’Bemba Traoré PDU 0.24
Mamadou Baadiko Bah UFD 0.19
Joseph Bangoura UDIG 0.18
Abraham Bouré RGUD 0.12
Fodé Mohamed Soumah GECI 0.11
Bouna Keita RGP 0.07
Total votes for candidates 100.00 2,808,339 100.00
Total valid votes 1,771,976 2,808,339
Total invalid votes 177,416 89,594
Total votes cast 1,949,392 2,898,233
Turnout 51.59% 67.87%
Source: Guinean National Independent Electoral Commission 2

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