List of heads of state of Ivory Coast

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President of the
Republic of Ivory Coast
Coat of arms of Ivory Coast.svg
Alassane Ouattara UNESCO 09-2011.jpg
Incumbent
Alassane Ouattara

since 4 December 2010
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Félix Houphouët-Boigny
Formation 3 November 1960
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Recent history

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

Presidents of Ivory Coast (1960–present)[edit]

Parties

      Democratic Party of Côte d'Ivoire – African Democratic Rally (PDCI–RDA)
      Ivorian Popular Front (FPI)
      Rally of the Republicans (RDR)

Key

§ Elected unopposed
Died in office

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of Office Party
1 Houphouet-Boigny.jpg Félix Houphouët-Boigny
(1905–1993)
1960[§]
1965[§]
1970[§]
1975[§]
1980[§]
1985[§]

1990
3 November 1960 7 December 1993[†] PDCI–RDA
2 Henri Konan Bédié.gif Henri Konan Bédié
(1934–)[1]
1995 7 December 1993 24 December 1999[2] PDCI–RDA
3 Noimage.png Robert Guéï
(1941–2002)[3]
24 December 1999 26 October 2000 Military
4 IC Gbagbo Motta eng 195.jpg Laurent Gbagbo
(1945–)[4]
2000 26 October 2000 11 April 2011[5] FPI
5 Alassane Ouattara UNESCO 09-2011.jpg Alassane Ouattara
(1942–)[4]
2010 4 December 2010 Incumbent RDR

Footnotes[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]

e • d Summary of the 31 October and 28 November 2010 Ivorian presidential election results
Candidates Parties 1st round 2nd round
Votes % Votes %
Laurent Gbagbo Ivorian People's Front 1,756,504 38.04 2,054,537 (CC) 2,107,055 (IEC) 51.45 (CC) 45.9 (IEC)
Alassane Ouattara Rally of the Republicans 1,481,091 32.07 1,938,672 (CC) 2,483,164 (IEC) 48.55 (CC) 54.1 (IEC)
Henri Konan Bédié Democratic Party of Côte d'Ivoire – African Democratic Rally 1,165,532 25.24  
Albert Mabri Union for Democracy and Peace in Côte d'Ivoire 118,671 2.27
Konan Gnamien Union for Côte d'Ivoire 17,171 0.37
Francis Wodié Ivorian Workers' Party 13,406 0.29
Siméon Konan 12,357 0.27
Jacqueline Lohoues 12,273 0.27
Pascal Tagoua 11,674 0.25
Innocent Anaky Movement of the Forces of the Future 10,663 0.23
Adama Dolo 5,972 0.13
N'Douba Enoh Aka 5,311 0.12
Félix Akoto Yao 4,773 0.10
Henri Tohou Socialist Union of the People 2,423 0.05
Total (turnout 83.73%, 71.28% (CC)/81.12% (IEC)) 4,617,821 100.00 3,993,209 (CC) 4,590,219 (IEC) 100.00
Source: CEI, abidjan.net (CC), abidjan.net (IEC)

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

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