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List of heads of state of Chad

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President of the
Republic of Chad
Président de la
République du Tchad
  (French)
رئيس جمهورية تشاد (Arabic)
Incumbent
Mahamat Déby Itno
Chairman of the Transitional Military Council

since 20 April 2021
ResidencePresidential Palace, N'Djamena
Term length5 years, renewable once
Inaugural holderFrançois Tombalbaye
Formation23 April 1962
Salary800,000 FCFA / month
WebsitePresidency of Chad

This is a list of heads of state of Chad since the country gained independence from France in 1960 to the present day.

A total of six people have served as head of state of Chad (not counting two Interim Heads of State). Additionally, one person, Goukouni Oueddei, has served on two non-consecutive occasions.

The current head of state of Chad is Chairman of the Transitional Military Council Mahamat Déby Itno, since 20 April 2021.

List of heads of state of Chad Intro articles: 3

Titles

Key

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Interim Head of State

List of officeholders

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party Prime minister(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 François Tombalbaye
(1918–1975)[a]
1962
1969
11 August 1960 13 April 1975
(assassinated.)
14 years, 245 days PPT / MNRCS Position not established
Noël Milarew Odingar
(1932–2007)
13 April 1975 15 April 1975 2 days Military Position not established
2 Félix Malloum
(1932–2009)
15 April 1975 23 March 1979
(resigned.)
3 years, 342 days Military Habré
3 Goukouni Oueddei
(born 1944)
23 March 1979 29 April 1979 37 days FROLINATFAP Position vacant
4 Lol Mahamat Choua
(1939–2019)
29 April 1979 3 September 1979 127 days MPLT Position vacant
(3) Goukouni Oueddei
(born 1944)
3 September 1979 7 June 1982
(deposed.)
2 years, 277 days FROLINATFAP Ngardoum
5 Hissène Habré
(born 1942)
1989
(referendum)
7 June 1982 2 December 1990
(deposed.)
8 years, 178 days FAN / UNIR Ngardoum
6 Idriss Déby
(1952–2021)
1996
2001
2006
2011
2016
2021
2 December 1990 20 April 2021
(killed in action.)
30 years, 139 days MPS Bawoyeu
Yodoyman
Moungar
Koumakoye
Djimasta
Ouaido
Yamassoum
Kabadi
Faki
Yoadimnadji
Younousmi
Koumakoye
Abbas
Nadingar
Dadnadji
Deubet
Padacké
Mahamat Déby Itno
(born 1984)
20 April 2021 Incumbent 4 days Military Position abolished

Latest election

CandidatePartyVotes%
Idriss DébyPatriotic Salvation Movement3,663,43179.32
Albert Pahimi PadackéNational Rally for Democracy in Chad476,46410.32
Lydie BeassemdaParty for Democracy and Independence145,8673.16
Félix Romadoumngar NialbéUnion for Renewal and Democracy87,7221.90
Brice Mbaïmon GuedmbayeMovement of Patriotic Chadians for the Republic64,5401.40
Baltazar Alladoum DjarmaChadian Socialist Action for Renewal59,9651.30
Saleh KebzaboNational Union for Democracy and Renewal47,5181.03
Théophile BongoroParty for Rally and Equity in Chad34,6100.75
Théophile YombombéUnion of Progressive Workers for Cohesion19,9230.43
Ngarlejy YorongarFederation, Action for the Republic18,6930.40
Total4,618,733100.00
Source: CENI

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Changed name to N’Garta Tombalbaye on 30 August 1973 due to the policy of Africanization.

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