List of Presidents of Gabon

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President of the
Gabonese Republic
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Ali Bongo Ondimba, 2012.jpg
Incumbent
Ali Bongo Ondimba

since 16 October 2009
Term length 7 years
Inaugural holder Léon M'ba
Formation 17 August 1960
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This is a list of Presidents of Gabon since the formation of the post of President in 1960, to the present day.

A total of three people have served as President (not counting two Acting Presidents).

Key[edit]

Political parties
Status
  •   Denotes Acting President

Presidents of Gabon[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Elected Took Office Left Office Time in Office
1 Léon M'ba 1964.jpg Léon M'ba
(1902–1967)[1]
1961
1967
17 August 1960 27 November 1967
(Died in Office)
7 years, 102 days BDG
2 Omar Bongo crop.jpg Omar Bongo Ondimba
(1935–2009)[2]
1973
1979
1986
1993
1998
2005
2 December 1967 8 June 2009
(Died in Office)
41 years, 188 days BDG / PDG
Noimage.png Didjob Divungi Di Ndinge
(1946–)[3]
6 May 2009 10 June 2009 35 days ADERE
Noimage.png Rose Francine Rogombé
(1942–2015)[4]
10 June 2009 16 October 2009 128 days PDG
3 Ali Bongo Ondimba, 2012.jpg Ali Bongo Ondimba
(1959–)[5]
2009
2016
16 October 2009 Incumbent 7 years, 188 days PDG

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Briefly interrupted during the 17–18 February 1964 coup d'état
  2. ^ Previously named Albert-Bernard Bongo; changed name on 29 September 1973, after conversion to Islam. Added Ondimba to name on 15 November 2003
  3. ^ Acted for Bongo while he was incapacitated in the hospital, Vice President
  4. ^ Succeeded Bongo as the constitutional successor, President of the Senate
  5. ^ Son of Omar Bongo Ondimba

Last election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 30 August 2009 Gabonese presidential election results
Candidates Party Votes %
Ali Bongo Ondimba Gabonese Democratic Party 141,952 41.73
André Mba Obame Independent 88,026 25.88
Pierre Mamboundou Union of the Gabonese People 85,597 25.22
Zacharie Myboto Gabonese Union for Democracy and Development 13,418 3.94
Casimir Oyé-Mba (withdrew on election day) Independent 3,118 0.92
Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou Social Democratic Party 2,576 0.76
Bruno Ben Moubamba Independent 963 0.28
Bruno Ngoussi Georges Independent 915 0.27
Jules-Aristide Bourdes-Ogouliguende Congress for Democracy and Justice 695 0.20
Albert Ondo Ossa Independent 674 0.20
Yvette Ngwevilo Rekangalt Independent 367 0.11
Ernest Tomo Independent 308 0.09
Victoire Lasseni Duboze Independent 304 0.09
Bienvenu Mauro Nguema Morena Unionist 293 0.09
Luc Bengono Nsi Movement for National Renewal 250 0.07
Marcel Robert Tchoreret Omega Circle 248 0.07
Jean-Guy Kombeny Independent 152 0.04
Bernard Oyama Independent 106 0.03
Sources: Le Monde and gaboneco


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