List of heads of state of Equatorial Guinea

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President of the
Republic of Equatorial Guinea
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Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

since 3 August 1979
Residence Malabo Government Building Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Term length 7 years
Inaugural holder Francisco Macías Nguema
Formation 12 October 1968
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Equatorial Guinea

The following is a list of heads of state of Equatorial Guinea, since the country gained independence from Francoist Spain in 1968.

Presidents of Equatorial Guinea (1968–present)[edit]

No. Name
Picture Took office Left office Political party
Republic of Equatorial Guinea
1 Francisco Macías Nguema
Francisco-Macias-Nguema.jpg 12 October 1968 3 August 1979[2] Independent /
United National Workers' Party
2 Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Teodoro Obiang.png 3 August 1979 Incumbent Military /
Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea

Latest election[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Changed name to Masie Nguema Biyogo Ñegue Ndong in 1976 due to the policy of Africanization
  2. ^ Deposed in a coup d'état, imprisoned and executed on 29 September 1979
  3. ^ Nephew of Francisco Macías Nguema
  4. ^ Styled as Chairman of the Revolutionary Military Council until 25 August 1979 and as Chairman of the Supreme Military Council until 12 October 1982

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