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Ely Ould Mohamed Vall

Mauritanian President

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
Born1953
Nouakchott, Mauritania
Died5 May 2017 (aged 64)
Nouakchott, Mauritania
NationalityMauritanian
Spouse(s)Um Kalthoum Emt Annah

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

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