List of heads of state of Ivory Coast

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President of the
Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Président de la
République de Côte d'Ivoire
Coat of arms of Ivory Coast.svg
A. Ouattara.jpg
Incumbent
Alassane Ouattara

since 4 December 2010
ResidencePresidential Palace, Abidjan
Term length5 years, renewable only once under the 2016 Constitution
Inaugural holderFélix Houphouët-Boigny
Formation3 November 1960
DeputyVice President of Ivory Coast
Salary100,000 USD annually[1]

The following is a list of heads of state of Ivory Coast, officially the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, since the country gained independence from France in 1960.

Presidential Palace in Abidjan

Key[edit]

Political parties
Other factions
Symbols
  • § Elected unopposed
  • Died in office

Presidents (1960–present)[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party Vice-President
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Houphouet-Boigny.jpg Félix Houphouët-Boigny
(1905–1993)
1960[§]
1965[§]
1970[§]
1975[§]
1980[§]
1985[§]

1990
3 November 1960 7 December 1993[†] 33 years, 34 days PDCI–RDA Position not established
2 Henri Konan Bédié, président du PDCI, 24 avril 2017 (cropped).jpg Henri Konan Bédié
(born 1934)[a]
1995 7 December 1993 24 December 1999[b] 6 years, 17 days PDCI–RDA
3 Rober Guei.jpg Robert Guéï
(1941–2002)[c]
24 December 1999 26 October 2000 307 days Military
4 IC Gbagbo Motta eng 195.jpg Laurent Gbagbo
(born 1945)[d]
2000 26 October 2000 11 April 2011[e] 10 years, 167 days FPI
5 A. Ouattara.jpg Alassane Ouattara
(born 1942)[d]
2010
2015
2020
4 December 2010 Incumbent 10 years, 109 days RDR
Daniel Kablan Duncan

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Acting President until 22 October 1995.
  2. ^ Deposed in a coup d'état.
  3. ^ Styled as President of the National Public Salvation Committee until 4 January 2000.
  4. ^ a b Co-claimant from 4 December 2010 to 11 April 2011.
  5. ^ Deposed in the Second Ivorian Civil War.

Latest election[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Alassane Ouattara Rally of Houphouëtists for Democracy and Peace 2,618,229 83.66
Pascal Affi N'Guessan Alliance of Democratic Forces 290,780 9.29
Konan Bertin Kouadio Independent 121,386 3.88
Henriette Lagou Adjoua Renewal for Peace and Concord 27,759 0.89
Siméon Konan Kouadio Independent 22,117 0.71
Kacou Gnangbo Independent 18,650 0.60
Jacqueline-Claire Kouangoua Independent 12,398 0.40
Charles Konan Banny Independent 8,667 0.28
Amara Essy Independent 6,413 0.20
Mamadou Koulibaly Liberty and Democracy for the Republic 3,343 0.11
Invalid/blank votes 201,186
Total 3,330,928 100
Registered voters/turnout 6,301,189 54.63
Source: CEI

Sources[edit]

  • http://www.rulers.org
  • Guinness Book of Kings Rulers & Statesmen, Clive Carpenter, Guinness Superlatives Ltd

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top 15 Highest Paid African Presidents 2017". 15 December 2016.