Leaders of Gabon
(Gabonese Republic)
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Parties: BDG: Gabonese Democratic Bloc; PDG: Gabonese Democratic Party (new name of the BDG from Mar 1968); n/p: non-party


Presidents of the Republic
Gabriel Léon M'Ba       17 Ago 1960 - 28 Nov 1967 (†1967) BDG (acting to 17 Feb 1961) (1)
Omar Bongo Ondimba      28 Nov 1967 -  8 Jun 2009 (†2009) BDG, PDG (acting to 4 Dec 1967) (2)
Rose Francine Rogombé   10 Jun 2009 - 16 Oct 2009 (†2015) PDG (interim)
Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba   16 Oct 2009 -                     PDG

(1) A four-member military Revolutionary Commitee ruled in rebelion from 17 to 18 Feb 1964, and a military Provisional Government chaired by Jean-Hilaire Aubame ruled from 18 to 19 Feb 1964.
(2) Vicepresident Didjob Divungi Di Ndinge acted for ailing president Bongo from 6 May 2009 to his death on 8 Jun 2009.


Prime Ministers
Gabriel Léon M'Ba               28 Nov 1958 - 21 Feb 1961 (†1967) BDG
Léon Mébiame Mba                16 Apr 1975 -  3 May 1990 (†2015) PDG      
Casimir Oyé-Mba                  3 May 1990 -  2 Nov 1994 (†2021) n/p
Paulin Obame-Nguema              2 Nov 1994 - 23 Jan 1999         PDG
Jean-François Ntoutoume-Emane   23 Jan 1999 - 20 Jan 2006         PDG
Jean Eyeghe Ndong               20 Jan 2006 - 17 Jul 2009         PDG
Paul Biyoghé Mba                17 Jul 2009 - 27 Feb 2012         PDG
Raymond Ndong Sima              27 Feb 2012 - 27 Jan 2014         PDG
Daniel Ona Ondo                 27 Jan 2014 - 29 Sep 2016         PDG
Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet         29 Sep 2016 - 15 Jan 2019 (†2020) PDG
Julien Nkoghe Bekalé            15 Jan 2019 - 22 Jul 2020         PDG
Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda 22 Jul 2020 -                     PDG
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