Leaders of Côte d'Ivoire
(Republic of Côte d'Ivoire)
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Parties: FPI: Ivorian People's Front - LIDER: Freedom and Democracy for the Republic - PDCI-RDA: Democratic Party of Ivory Coast-African Democratic Rally - RDR: Rally of the Republicans - RHDP: Rally of Houphouëtists for Democracy and Peace (coalition to 2018, then party)


Presidents of the Republic
Félix Houphouët-Boigny     7 Aug 1960 -  7 Dec 1993 (†1993) PDCI-RDA (1)
Aimé Henri Konan Bédié     7 Dec 1993 - 24 Dec 1999         PDCI-RDA
Robert Guéi               25 Dec 1999 - 25 Oct 2000 (†2002) military (2) 
Laurent Gbagbo            26 Oct 2000 - 11 Apr 2011         FPI (3)
Alassane Dramane Ouattara  4 Dec 2010 -                     RDR/RHDP (4)

Prime Ministers
Félix Houphouët-Boigny     1 May 1959 -  3 Nov 1960 (†1993) PDCI-RDA
Alassane Dramane Ouattara  7 Nov 1990 - 11 Dec 1993         PDCI-RDA
Daniel Kablan Duncan      11 Dec 1993 - 24 Dec 1999         PDCI-RDA
Robert Guéi               25 Dec 1999 - 18 May 2000         military (de facto) (2)
Seydou Elimane Diarra     18 May 2000 - 27 Oct 2000 (†2020) n/p
Pascal Affi N'Guessan     27 Oct 2000 - 10 Feb 2003         FPI 
Seydou Elimane Diarra     10 Feb 2003 -  7 Dec 2005 (†2020) n/p (transitional)
Charles Konan Banny        7 Dec 2005 -	 4 Apr 2007 (†2021) n/p (transitional)
Guillaume Kigbafori Soro   4 Apr 2007 - 13 Mar 2012         RDR (5)
Gilbert Marie N'gbo Aké    7 Dec 2010 - 11 Apr 2011         n/p (6)
Jeannot Kouadio-Ahoussou  13 Mar 2012 - 21 Nov 2012         PDCI-RDA
Daniel Kablan Duncan      21 Nov 2012 - 10 Jan 2017         PDCI-RDA
Amadou Gon Coulibaly      10 Jan 2017 -  8 Jul 2020 (†2020) RDR/RHDP
Hamed Bakayoko             8 Jul 2020 - 10 Mar 2021 (†2021) RDR/RHDP (acting to 4 Aug 2020, and for Gon Coulibaly from 2 May to 2 Jul 2020)
Patrick Achi               8 Mar 2021 -                     RDR/RHDP (acting to 30 Mar 2021, for Bakayoko to 10 Mar) 

Vice Presidents of the Republic
Daniel Kablan Duncan      16 Jan 2017 -  8 Jul 2020         PDCI-RDA

Chairmen of the National Assembly
Philippe Grégoire Yacé    27 Apr 1959 -	22 Dec 1980 (†1998) PDCI-RDA
Aimé Henri Konan Bédié    22 Dec 1980 -	 7 Dec 1993         PDCI-RDA
Charles Bauza Donwahi      8 Jan 1994 -  2 Aug 1997 (†1997) PDCI-RDA
Émile Atta Brou           11 Aug 1997 -	24 Dec 1999         PDCI-RDA
Mamadou Koulibaly         22 Jan 2001 -	12 Mar 2012         FPI, LIDER
Guillaume Kigbafori Soro  12 Mar 2012 -	 8 Feb 2019         RDR/RHDP 
Amadou Soumahoro           7 Mar 2019 -                     RDR/RHDP

(1) Styled head of State to 3 Nov 1960.
(2) Chairman of the National Public Salvation Committee (military junta) to 4 Jan 2000, when he named himself president of the Republic and head of the Government.
(3) Disputed co-claimant president alongside Alassane Ouattara from 4 Dec 2010 to 11 Apr 2011.
(4) Disputed co-claimant president alongside Laurent Gbagbo, but with international recognition, to 11 Apr 2011.
(5) Prime Minister under presidente Alassane Ouattara from 4 Dec 2010.
(6) Prime Minister under president Laurent Gbagbo.

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