List of heads of state of Equatorial Guinea

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President of the
Republic of Equatorial Guinea
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Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo at the White House in 2014.jpg
Incumbent
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

since 3 August 1979
Residence Malabo Government Building Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Term length 7 years
Inaugural holder Francisco Macías Nguema
Formation 12 October 1968
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politics and government of
Equatorial Guinea

The following is a list of heads of state of Equatorial Guinea, since the country gained independence from Francoist Spain in 1968.

Presidents of Equatorial Guinea (1968–present)

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Political party
Republic of Equatorial Guinea
1 Francisco Macías Nguema
(1924–1979)[1]
60px 12 October 1968 3 August 1979[2] Independent /
United National Workers' Party
2 Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
(1944–)[3][4]
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo at the White House in 2014.jpg 3 August 1979 Incumbent Military /
Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea

Latest election

Candidate Party Votes %
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea 278,362 93.7
Avelino Mocache Benga Centre-Right Union 4,598 1.5
Buenaventura Monsuy Asumu Party of the Social Democratic Coalition 4,436 1.5
Benedicto Obian Mangue Independent 2,812 0.9
Carmelo Mba Bacale Popular Action 2,438 0.8
Agustin Masoko Abegue Independent 2,434 0.8
Tomas Mba Monabang Independent 2,162 0.7
Invalid/blank votes 11,923
Total 309,158 100
Registered voters/turnout 332,576 93.0
Source: Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism

See also

Notes

  1. Changed name to Masie Nguema Biyogo Ñegue Ndong in 1976 due to the policy of Africanization
  2. Deposed in a coup d'état, imprisoned and executed on 29 September 1979
  3. Nephew of Francisco Macías Nguema
  4. Styled as Chairman of the Revolutionary Military Council until 25 August 1979 and as Chairman of the Supreme Military Council until 12 October 1982

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