Leaders of Mali
(Republic of Mali)
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Parties: ADEMA-PASJ: Alliance for Democracy in Mali-Pan-African Party for Liberty, Solidarity and Justice - ASMA-CFP: Alliance for Solidarity in Mali–Convergence of Patriotic Forces - M5-RFP: June 5 Movement–Rally of Patriotic Forces- MPR: Patriotic Movement for Renewal - RDM: Rally for Development in Mali - RPM: Rally for Mali - UDPM: Democratic Union of the Malian People - US-RDA: Sudanese Union-African Democratic Rally - Yelema: Change


Heads of State
President of the Republic
Modibo Keïta           20 Jun 1960 - 19 Nov 1968 (†1977) US-RDA (1)

Chairman of the Military Committee for the National Liberation
Moussa Traoré          19 Nov 1968 - 19 Sep 1969 (†2020) military 

Head of State
Moussa Traoré          19 Sep 1969 - 19 Jun 1979 (†2020) military

President of the Republic
Moussa Traoré          19 Jun 1979 - 26 Mar 1991 (†2020) UDPM     

Chairman of the Transitional Committee for the Salvation of the People 
Amadou Toumani Touré   26 Mar 1991 -  8 Jun 1992 (†2020) military (2)

Presidents of the Republic
Alpha Oumar Konaré      8 Jun 1992 -  8 Jun 2002         ADEMA-PASJ
Amadou Toumani Touré    8 Jun 2002 - 22 Mar 2012 (†2020) n/p (3)

Chairman of the National Committee for the Recovery of Democracy and the Restoration of the State
Amadou Haya Sanogo     22 Mar 2012 - 12 Apr 2012         military

Presidents of the Republic
Dioncounda Traoré      12 Apr 2012 -  4 Sep 2013         ADEMA-PASJ (interim)  
Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta  4 Sep 2013 - 18 Aug 2020 (†2022) RPM

Chairman of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People
Assimi Goïta           19 Aug 2020 - 26 Jan 2021         military (4)

Head of State
Assimi Goïta           27 Aug 2020 - 25 Sep 2020         military (4)

Presidents of the Republic
Ba N'Daou              25 Sep 2020 - 26 May 2021         n/p (transitional) 
Assimi Goïta           26 May 2021 -                     military (transitional) 

(1) Modibo Keïta was president of the Council of Government of the Sudanese Republic and also president of the Mali Federation, comprising the Sudanese Republic and Senegal, to 22 Sep 1960. Through 1965 the style was head of the Malian State.
(2) Chairman of the National Reconciliation Council to 31 Mar 1991.
(3) Amadou Toumani Touré officially resigned as part of an ECOWAS-mediated deal with the military junta that toppled him.
(4) Colonel Assimi Goïta became Vice President of the Republic on 25 Sep 2020; the military junta (NCSP), was disbanded on 26 Jan 2021.


Prime Ministers
Modibo Keïta                22 Sep 1960 - 19 Nov 1968 (†1977) US-RDA (provisional to 1965)     
Yoro Diakité                19 Nov 1968 - 18 Sep 1969 (†1973) military
Mamadou Dembelé              6 Jun 1986 -  6 Jun 1988 (†2016) UDPM
Soumana Sacko                2 Apr 1991 -  9 Jun 1992         n/p (interim)
Younoussí Touré              9 Jun 1992 - 12 Apr 1993 (†2022) n/p
Abdoulaye Sékou Sow         12 Apr 1993 -  4 Feb 1994 (†2013) n/p
Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta       4 Feb 1994 - 15 Feb 2000 (†2022) ADEMA-PASJ
Mandé Sidibé                15 Feb 2000 - 18 Mar 2002 (†2009) ADEMA-PASJ
Modibo Keïta                18 Mar 2002 -  9 Jun 2002 (†2021) n/p
Ahmed Mohamed Ag Hamani      9 Jun 2002 - 29 Apr 2004         n/p
Ousmane Issoufi Maïga       29 Apr 2004 - 28 Sep 2007         n/p 
Modibo Sidibé               28 Sep 2007 -  3 Apr 2011         n/p 
Cissé Mariam Kaïdama Sidibé  3 Apr 2011 - 22 Mar 2012 (†2021) n/p
Cheick Modibo Diarra        17 Apr 2012 - 11 Dec 2012         RDM (interim)
Diango Cissoko              11 Dec 2012 -  5 Sep 2013 (†2022) n/p (interim)
Oumar Tatam Ly               5 Sep 2013 -  9 Apr 2014         n/p
Moussa Mara                  9 Apr 2014 -  9 Jan 2015         Yelema
Modibo Keïta                 9 Jan 2015 - 10 Apr 2017 (†2021) ADEMA-PASJ
Abdoulaye Idrissa Maïga     10 Apr 2017 - 30 Dec 2017         RPM
Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga     30 Dec 2017 - 23 Apr 2019 (†2022) ASMA-CFP
Boubou Cissé                23 Apr 2019 - 18 Aug 2020         n/p
Moctar Ouane                28 Sep 2020 - 25 May 2021         n/p (interim)
Choguel Kokalla Maïga        7 Jun 2021 -                     MPR/M5-RFP (interim)

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