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         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 -                     PDG
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