Leaders of Senegal
(Republic of Senegal)
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Look for biographies of the leaders (in Spanish) at CIDOB website.

Parties: UPS: Senegalese Progressive Union; PSS: Senegal Socialist Party (new name of UPS since 1974); PDS: Senegalese Democratic Party; AFP: Alliance of Progress Forces; APR: Alliance for the Republic; n/p: non-party


Presidents of the Republic
Léopold Sédar Senghor    5 Sep 1960 - 31 Dec 1980 (+2001) UPS/PSS
Abdou Diouf              1 Jan 1981 -  1 Apr 2000         PSS (*)
Me Abdoulaye Wade        1 Apr 2000 -  2 Apr 2012         PDS
Macky Sall               2 Apr 2012 -                     APR

(*) President of the Confederation with Gambia (Senegambia) from 1 Feb 1982 to 30 Sep 1989.


Prime Ministers
Mamadou Dia                18 May 1957 - 18 Dec 1962 (+2009) UPS
Abdou Diouf                26 Feb 1970 - 31 Dec 1980         UPS/PSS
Habib Thiam                 1 Jan 1981 -  3 Apr 1983         PSS
Moustapha Niasse            3 Apr 1983 - 29 Apr 1983         PSS (interim)
Habib Thiam                 8 Apr 1991 -  3 Jul 1998         PSS
Mamadou Lamine Loum         3 Jul 1998 -  2 Apr 2000         PSS
Moustapha Niasse            2 Apr 2000 -  3 Mar 2001         AFP
Mame Madior Boye            3 Mar 2001 -  4 Nov 2002         PDS
Idrissa Seck                4 Nov 2002 - 21 Apr 2004         PDS
Macky Sall                 21 Apr 2004 - 19 Jun 2007         PDS 
Hadjibou Soumaré           19 Jun 2007 - 30 Apr 2009         n/p
Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye    30 Apr 2009 -  5 Apr 2012         PDS
Abdoul Mbaye                5 Apr 2012 -  3 Sep 2013         n/p
Aminata Touré               3 Sep 2013 -  8 Jul 2014         APR
Mohamed Ben Abdallah Dionne 8 Jul 2014 -                     n/p

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