List of Presidents of Cameroon

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President of the
Republic of Cameroon
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Incumbent
Paul Biya

since 6 November 1982
Term length 7 years renewable
Inaugural holder Ahmadou Ahidjo
Formation 5 May 1960
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This is a list of Presidents of Cameroon since the formation of the post of President in 1960, to the present day.

A total of two people have served as President.

Key[edit]

Political parties

Presidents of Cameroon[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Elected Took Office Left Office Time in Office
Republic of Cameroun
1 Ahmadou Ahidjo.jpg Ahmadou Ahidjo
(1924–1989)
5 May 1960 1 October 1961 1 year, 149 days UC
Federal Republic of Cameroon
(1) Ahmadou Ahidjo.jpg Ahmadou Ahidjo
(1924–1989)
1965
1970
1 October 1961 2 June 1972 10 years, 245 days UC / UNC
United Republic of Cameroon
(1) Ahmadou Ahidjo.jpg Ahmadou Ahidjo
(1924–1989)
1975
1980
2 June 1972 6 November 1982
(Resigned)
10 years, 157 days UNC
2 Paul Biya 2014.png Paul Biya
(1933–)
6 November 1982 4 February 1984 1 year, 90 days UNC
Republic of Cameroon
(2) Paul Biya 2014.png Paul Biya
(1933–)
1984
1988
1992
1997
2004
2011
4 February 1984 Incumbent 33 years, 143 days UNC / RDPC

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Latest election[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Paul Biya Cameroon People's Democratic Movement 3,772,527 77.99
John Fru Ndi Ni Social Democratic Front 518,175 10.71
Garga Haman Adji Alliance for Democracy and Development 155,348 3.21
Adamou Ndam Njoya Cameroon Democratic Union 83,860 1.73
Paul Abine Ayah People's Action Party 61,158 1.26
Edith Kahbang Walla Cameroon People's Party 34,639 0.72
Albert Dzongang Dynamic for National Renaissance 26,396 0.55
Jean de Dieu Momo Democrat Patriots for the Development of Cameroon 23,791 0.49
Jean-Jacques Ekindi Progressive Movement 21,593 0.45
Bernard Muna Alliance of Progressive Forces 18,444 0.38
Esther Dang Bloc for the Reconstruction and Economic Independence of Cameroon 15,775 0.33
Olivier Anicet Bilé Union for Fraternity and Prosperity 15,202 0.31
Anicet Ekane African Movement for New Independence and Democracy 11,081 0.23
Victorin Hameni Bieuleu Union of Democratic Forces of Cameroon 10,615 0.22
Fritz Pierre Ngo Movement of Cameroonian Ecologists 9,259 0.19
Jean Njeunga United Front of Cameroon 9,219 0.19
Isaac Feuzeu Movement for the Emergence and Rise of Citizen 9,216 0.19
Hubert Kamgang Union of African Populations 8,250 0.17
Simon Pierre Atangana Nsoe Great Cameroon 8,032 0.17
Marcus Lontouo Cameroonian National Congress 7,875 0.16
George Dobgima Nyamndi Social Liberal Congress 5,925 0.12
Joachim Tabi Owono Action for Meritocracy and Equal Opportunities 5,795 0.12
Daniel Soh Fone United Socialist Party 5,074 0.10
Invalid/blank votes 114,185
Total 4,951,434 100
Registered voters/turnout 7,251,651 68.20
Source: African Elections Database

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