List of Presidents of Guinea-Bissau

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President of the
Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Emblem of Guinea-Bissau.svg
José Mário Vaz 2014.jpg
Incumbent
José Mário Vaz

since 23 June 2014
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Luís Cabral
Formation 24 September 1973
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Guinea-Bissau

The following is a list of Presidents of Guinea-Bissau, since the establishment of the office of President in 1973.

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Political parties
Other factions
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  • Died in office
  • X Assassinated

Presidents of Guinea-Bissau (1973–present)[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
1 Luis Cabral.jpg Luís Cabral
(1931–2009)[1][2]
24 September 1973 14 November 1980[3] PAIGC
2 João Bernardo Vieira.jpg João Bernardo Vieira
(1939–2009)[4]
14 November 1980 14 May 1984 PAIGC /
Military
No image.png Carmen Pereira
(1937–2016)
Acting President
14 May 1984 16 May 1984 PAIGC
(2) João Bernardo Vieira.jpg João Bernardo Vieira
(1939–2009)[5]
16 May 1984 7 May 1999[6] PAIGC
No image.png Ansumane Mané
(c. 1940–2000)[7]
7 May 1999 14 May 1999 Military
Malam Bacai Sanhá.jpg Malam Bacai Sanhá
(1947–2012)
Acting President
14 May 1999 17 February 2000 PAIGC
3 Koumbayala.jpg Kumba Ialá
(1953–2014)
17 February 2000 14 September 2003[3] PRS
No image.png Veríssimo Correia Seabra
(1947–2004)[8]
14 September 2003 28 September 2003 Military
Henrique Rosa 2005.jpg Henrique Rosa
(1946–2013)
Acting President
28 September 2003 1 October 2005 Independent
(2) João Bernardo Vieira.jpg João Bernardo Vieira
(1939–2009)
1 October 2005 2 March 2009[X] Independent
Guinea Bissaus interim President Raimundo Pereira (cropped).jpg Raimundo Pereira
(1955–)
Acting President
3 March 2009 8 September 2009 PAIGC
4 Malam Bacai Sanhá.jpg Malam Bacai Sanhá
(1947–2012)
8 September 2009 9 January 2012[†] PAIGC
Guinea Bissaus interim President Raimundo Pereira (cropped).jpg Raimundo Pereira
(1955–)
Acting President
9 January 2012 12 April 2012[3] PAIGC
No image.png Mamadu Ture Kuruma
(1947–)[9]
12 April 2012 11 May 2012 Military
No image.png Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo
(1958–)
Acting President
11 May 2012 23 June 2014 Independent
5 José Mário Vaz 2014.jpg José Mário Vaz
(1957–)
23 June 2014 Incumbent PAIGC

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Styled as Chairman of the Council of State
  2. ^ In exile in Conakry, Guinea until 19 October 1974
  3. ^ a b c Deposed in a coup d'état
  4. ^ Styled as Chairman of the Council of the Revolution
  5. ^ Styled as Chairman of the Council of State until 29 September 1994
  6. ^ Deposed in the Guinea-Bissau Civil War
  7. ^ Styled as Chairman of the Supreme Command of the Military Junta
  8. ^ Styled as Chairman of the Military Committee for the Restoration of Constitutional and Democratic Order
  9. ^ Styled as Chairman of the Military Command

Latest election[edit]

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
José Mário Vaz PAIGC 257,572 40.89 364,394 61.92
Nuno Gomes Nabiam Independent 156,163 24.79 224,089 38.08
Paulo Gomes Independent 65,490 10.40
Abel Incanda Party for Social Renewal 43,890 6.97
Mamadú Iaia Djaló New Democracy Party 28,535 4.53
Ibraima Sory Djaló National Reconciliation Party 19,497 3.10
Antonio Afonso Té Republican Party for Independence and Development 18,808 2.99
Helder Vaz Lopes Independent 8,888 1.41
Domingos Quadé Independent 8,607 1.37
Aregado Mantenque Té Workers' Party 7,269 1.15
Luis Nancassa Independent 7,012 1.11
Jorge Malú Independent 6,125 0.97
Cirilo Rodrigues de Oliveira Socialist Party 2,070 0.33
Invalid/blank votes 62,514 18,053
Total 692,440 100 606,536 100
Registered voters/turnout 775,508 89.29 775,508 78.21
Source: CNE, CNE

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