Ely Ould Mohamed Vall

Mauritanian President (1953-2017)

Colonel Ely Ould Mohamed Vall (1953 – 5 May 2017) was a political and military figure in Mauritania. He served as the transitional military leader of Mauritania following a coup d'état in August 2005 until 19 April 2007, when he gave up his power to an elected government.[1][2]

Ely Ould Mohamed Vall
إعلي ولد محمد فال
6th Chairman of the Military Council for Justice and Democracy
In office
August 3, 2005 – April 19, 2007
Preceded byMaaouya Ould Taya
Succeeded bySidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi
Personal details
Nouakchott, Mauritania
Died5 May 2017 (aged 64)
Nouakchott, Mauritania
Spouse(s)Um Kalthoum Emt Annah

Vall died on 5 May 2017 from a heart attack in Nouakchott at the age of 64.[3]