|5th President of Madagascar|
5 July 2002 – 17 March 2009
|Preceded by||Didier Ratsiraka|
|Succeeded by||Hyppolite Ramaroson (Several hours)|
|48th Mayor of Antananarivo|
14 November 1999 – 6 May 2002
|Preceded by||Guy Razanamasy|
|Succeeded by||Patrick Ramiaramanana|
|Born||12 December 1949|
|Political party||I Love Madagascar|
He resigned following a popular uprising in 2009.
From 2009 to 2012 Ravalomanana lived in exile in South Africa.
In October 2014 he was arrested after returning to Madagascar, having been sentenced in absentia to lifelong hard labour for abuses of power. After his sentence was lifted and he was freed from house arrest in May 2015.
- Liantsoa, R. (26 May 2015). "Madagascar : Marc Ravalomanana reprend les rênes du parti TIM". Actualité Houssenia (in French). Retrieved 31 May 2015.