President of Yemen

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President of the
Republic of Yemen
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Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi 2013.jpg
Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi

since 27 February 2012
Residence Aden, Yemen (Hadi government)
Term length Seven years, renewable once
(Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi took office for two years)
Formation 22 May 1990
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The President of the Republic of Yemen is the head of state of Yemen.

Under the Constitution of Yemen, the President is also the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and head of the executive branch of the Yemeni government.

The current President of Yemen is Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, who took office on 27 February 2012.

Presidents of the Republic of Yemen (1990–present)[edit]

Portrait Name
Term start Term end Political Party
1 President Ali Abdullah Saleh.jpg Ali Abdullah Saleh
علي عبدالله صالح


22 May 1990 27 February 2012 General People's Congress
2 Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi 2013.jpg Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi
عبد ربه منصور هادي


27 February 2012 Incumbent General People's Congress

Houthis takeover of Yemen (2015–present)[edit]

Portrait Name
Term start Term end Political Party
President of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee
No image.png Mohammed Ali al-Houthi
محمد علي الحوثي


6 February 2015 15 August 2016 Houthis
President of the Supreme Political Council
No image.png Saleh Ali al-Sammad
صالح علي الصماد
15 August 2016 Incumbent Houthis


  1. ^ Chairman of the Presidential Council until 1 October 1994.
  2. ^ Served as Acting President during the Yemeni Revolution, from 4 June 2011 to 23 September 2011 and from 23 November 2011 to 27 February 2012. Disputed by Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, then Saleh Ali al-Sammad, amidst the 2014–15 Houthi takeover.
  3. ^ President of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee. Disputed by [Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi]].
  4. ^ Head of the Supreme Political Council. Disputed by Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi.

Latest election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 February 2012 Yemeni presidential election results
Candidates – Nominating parties Votes %
Abd Rabbuh Mansur HadiGeneral People's Congress 6,621,921 99.80
Total votes (turnout 64.78%) 6,635,192 100.00
Registered voters 10,243,364  
Source: Le Figaro

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