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List of Presidents of Ethiopia

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Ethiopia

This is a list of Presidents of Ethiopia since the abolition of the monarchy in 1974, to the present day.

A total of four people have served as President of Ethiopia (not counting three Chairmen of the Derg and two Acting Presidents).

Contents

  • Presidents of Ethiopia 1
    • Derg (Provisional Military Government of Socialist Ethiopia) 1.1
    • People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 1.2
    • Transitional Government of Ethiopia 1.3
    • Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 1.4
  • Footnotes 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Presidents of Ethiopia

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Derg (Provisional Military Government of Socialist Ethiopia)

Status
  Denotes Acting Chairman
Chairman Term of office Political party
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Took office Left office Duration
1 Aman Mikael Andom
(1924–1974)
12 September 1974 17 November 1974
(Resigned)
66 days Military
Mengistu Haile Mariam
(1937–)
17 November 1974 28 November 1974 11 days Military
2 Tafari Benti
(1921–1977)
28 November 1974 3 February 1977
(Assassinated)
2 years, 67 days Military
3 Mengistu Haile Mariam
(1937–)
3 February 1977 10 September 1987 10 years, 219 days Military /
Workers' Party of Ethiopia

People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Status
  Denotes Acting President
President Term of office Political party
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Took office Left office Duration
(3) Mengistu Haile Mariam
(1937–)
10 September 1987 21 May 1991
(Resigned)
3 years, 253 days Workers' Party of Ethiopia
Tesfaye Gebre Kidan
(1935–2004)
21 May 1991 28 May 1991
(Deposed)
7 days Workers' Party of Ethiopia

Transitional Government of Ethiopia

Status
  Denotes Acting President
President Term of office Political party
(Alliance)
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Took office Left office Duration
Meles Zenawi
(1955–2012)
28 May 1991 22 August 1995 4 years, 86 days Tigrayan People's Liberation Front
(Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front)

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

President Term of office Political party
(Alliance)
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Took office Left office Duration
4 Negasso Gidada
(1943–)
22 August 1995 8 October 2001 6 years, 47 days Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization
(Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front)[1]
5 Girma Wolde-Giorgis
(1924–)
8 October 2001 7 October 2013 11 years, 364 days Independent
(Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front)
6 Mulatu Teshome
(1955/56–)
7 October 2013 Incumbent 2 years, 258 days Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization
(Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front)

Footnotes

  1. ^ Expelled from both the OPDO and the EPRDF coalition on 22 June 2001

See also

External links

  • World Statesmen - Ethiopia
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