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List of heads of state of Chad

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This is a list of heads of state of Chad since the country gained independence from France in 1960 to the present day.

President of the
Republic of Chad
Président de la
République du Tchad
  (French)
رئيس جمهورية تشاد (Arabic)
Coat of arms of Chad.svg
Idriss Déby at the White House in 2014.jpg
Incumbent
Idriss Déby

since 2 December 1990
ResidencePresidential Palace, N'Djamena
Term length6 years, renewable once
Inaugural holderFrançois Tombalbaye
Formation23 April 1962

ListEdit

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Elected Political affiliation Prime Minister(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 François Tombalbaye
(1918–1975)[1]
  11 August 1960 13 April 1975
(assassinated.)
14 years, 245 days 1962
1969
PPT / MNRCS Position not established
Noël Milarew Odingar
(1932–2007)
  13 April 1975 15 April 1975 2 days Military Position not established
2 Félix Malloum
(1932–2009)
  15 April 1975 23 March 1979
(resigned.)
3 years, 342 days Military Habré
3 Goukouni Oueddei
(1944–)
  23 March 1979 29 April 1979 37 days FROLINATFAP Position vacant
4 Lol Mahamat Choua
(1939–2019)
  29 April 1979 3 September 1979 127 days MPLT Position vacant
(3) Goukouni Oueddei
(1944–)
  3 September 1979 7 June 1982
(deposed.)
2 years, 277 days FROLINATFAP Ngardoum
5 Hissène Habré
(1942–)
  7 June 1982 2 December 1990
(deposed.)
8 years, 178 days 1989
(referendum)
FAN / UNIR Ngardoum
6 Idriss Déby
(1952–)
  2 December 1990 Incumbent 28 years, 344 days 1996
2001
2006
2011
2016
MPS Bawoyeu
Yodoyman
Moungar
Koumakoye
Djimasta
Ouaido
Yamassoum
Kabadi
Faki
Yoadimnadji
Younousmi
Koumakoye
Abbas
Nadingar
Dadnadji
Deubet
Padacké

ReferencesEdit

  1. Changed name to N’Garta Tombalbaye on 30 August 1973 due to the policy of Africanization

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