List of Presidents of Burundi

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President of the
Republic of Burundi
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Incumbent
Pierre Nkurunziza

since 26 August 2005
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Michel Micombero
Formation 28 November 1966
Deputy Vice-President of Burundi
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Burundi

List of Presidents of Burundi[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
Republic of Burundi
(République du Burundi)
28 November 1966 to 1 November 1976 Michel Micombero, President Mil/UPRONA Deposed in a coup d'état
2 November 1976 to 10 November 1976 Jean-Baptiste Bagaza, Chairman of the Supreme Revolutionary Council Mil/UPRONA
10 November 1976 to 3 September 1987 Jean-Baptiste Bagaza, President Deposed in a coup d'état
3 September 1987 to 9 September 1987 Pierre Buyoya at Chatham House 2013 crop.jpg Pierre Buyoya, Chairman of the Military Committee of National Salvation Mil/UPRONA
9 September 1987 to 10 July 1993 Pierre Buyoya, President 1st Term
10 July 1993 to 21 October 1993 Melchior Ndadaye, President FRODEBU Assassinated in an attempted coup d'état
21 October 1993 to 27 October 1993 François Ngeze, Chairman of the Committee of Public Salvation Mil/UPRONA In rebellion
27 October 1993 to 5 February 1994 Sylvie Kinigi, Acting President UPRONA
5 February 1994 to 6 April 1994 Ntaryamira.jpg Cyprien Ntaryamira, President FRODEBU Assassinated
6 April 1994 to 25 July 1996 Sylvestre Ntibantunganya, President FRODEBU Deposed in a coup d'état
25 July 1996 to 30 April 2003 Pierre Buyoya at Chatham House 2013 crop.jpg Pierre Buyoya, President UPRONA 2nd Term
30 April 2003 to 26 August 2005 Domitien Ndayizeye, President FRODEBU
26 August 2005 to Present Pierre Nkurunziza - World Economic Forum on Africa 2008.jpg Pierre Nkurunziza, President CNDD-FDD

Affiliations[edit]

Latest election[edit]

Party Candidate Votes Percentage
CNDD-FDD Pierre Nkurunziza 2,479,483 91.62%
Against 226,919 8.38%
Valid votes 2,706,402 98.93%
Invalid or blank votes 29,356 1.07%
Total (turnout: 76.98%) 2,735,758 100.00%
Electorate 3,553,372
Source: AFP, People's Daily Online

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