President of Yemen

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President of the
Republic of Yemen
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Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi 2013.jpg
Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi

since 23 November 2011
Acting: 23 November 2011 – 27 February 2012
Residence Presidential Palace, Sana'a, Yemen
Term length Seven years, renewable once
(Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi took office for two years)
Inaugural holder Ali Abdullah Saleh
Formation 22 May 1990
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The President of the Republic of Yemen is the head of state of Yemen.

Under the Constitution of Yemen, the President is also the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and head of the executive branch of the Yemeni government.

The position of the President of Yemen is currently vacant. On January 22, 2015, President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and his cabinet resigned following growing unrest and instability in the country that saw the Presidential Palace surrounded. No successor has been determined.

List of Presidents of the Republic of Yemen (1990–Present)[edit]

Portrait Name
Term start Term end Political Party
1 President Ali Abdullah Saleh.jpg Ali Abdullah Saleh
علي عبدالله صالح

(b. 1942)

22 May 1990 27 February 2012 General People's Congress
2 Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi 2013.jpg Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi
عبد ربه منصور هادي

(b. 1945)[1]

27 February 2012 22 January 2015[2] General People's Congress


  1. ^ Served as Acting President during the Yemeni Revolution, from 4 June 2011 to 23 September 2011 and from 23 November 2011 to 27 February 2012
  2. ^ Resigned amidst the 2014–15 Yemeni coup d'état

Latest election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 February 2012 Yemeni presidential election results
Candidates – Nominating parties Votes %
Abd Rabbuh Mansur HadiGeneral People's Congress 6,621,921 99.80
Total votes (turnout 64.78%) 6,635,192 100.00
Registered voters 10,243,364  
Source: Le Figaro

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