Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi

Yemeni mashal and politician

‘Abd Rabbuh Manṣūr Hādī (Arabic: عبد ربه منصور هادي[ʕæbd ˈrɑbːʊh mɑnˈsˤuːr ˈhæːdiː]; born 1 September 1945) is a Yemeni major general and politician. He was the President of Yemen from 27 February 2012 until 22 January 2015. In January 2015, he resigned after the Houthis seized the Republican palace.

Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi
عبد ربه منصور هادي
Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi 2013.jpg
2nd President of Yemen
In office
27 February 2012 – 22 January 2015
Prime MinisterMohammed Basindawa
Khaled Bahah
Preceded byAli Abdullah Saleh
Succeeded byTBD
2nd Vice President of Yemen
In office
3 October 1994 – 27 February 2012
Acting President
4 June - 23 September 2011
23 November 2011 - 27 February 2012
PresidentAli Abdullah Saleh
Preceded byAli Salim al-Beidh
Succeeded byTBD
Minister of Defence
In office
29 May 1994 – 3 October 1994
Prime MinisterHaidar Abu Bakr al-Attas
Preceded byHaidar Abu Bakr al-Attas
Succeeded by???
Personal details
Born (1945-09-01) 1 September 1945 (age 74)
Abyan, Aden Protectorate
(now Yemen)
Political partyGeneral People's Congress
Alma materAden Protectorate Army Military School
AwardsAden Emergency
South Yemen Civil War
1994 civil war in Yemen
Military service
Allegiance Federation of South Arabia (1964–1967)
People's Democratic Republic of Yemen South Yemen (1967–1986)
Yemen Arab Republic YAR (1986–1990)
 Yemen (1990–1994)
Years of service1964–1994
RankMajor General

He was previously the Vice President from 1994 to 2012.[1] Between 4 June and 23 September 2011, he was the acting President of Yemen while Ali Abdullah Saleh was undergoing medical treatment in Saudi Arabia following an attack on the presidential palace during the 2011 Yemeni uprising.


  1. "Yemen's embattled president quits". 23 January 2015 – via www.bbc.com.

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