List of presidents of Cameroon

This is a list of presidents of Cameroon since the country gained independence from France in 1960 to the present day.

A total of two people have served as President of Cameroon.

The current President of Cameroon is Paul Biya, since 6 November 1982.


List of officeholders

Political parties
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party Prime minister
Took office Left office Time in office
Republic of Cameroun
1 Ahmadou Ahidjo
(1924–1989)
5 May 1960 1 October 1961 1 year, 149 days UC Assalé
Federal Republic of Cameroon
(1) Ahmadou Ahidjo
(1924–1989)
1 October 1961 2 June 1972 10 years, 245 days UC
(until 1966)
East Cameroon
1965 Assalé
Ahanda
Tchoungui
(1) UNC West Cameroon
1970 Foncha
Jua
Muna
United Republic of Cameroon
(1) Ahmadou Ahidjo
(1924–1989)
2 June 1972 6 November 1982
(Resigned)
10 years, 157 days UNC Biya
1975
1980
2 Paul Biya
(born 1933)
6 November 1982 4 February 1984 1 year, 90 days UNC Maigari
Ayang
Republic of Cameroon
(2) Paul Biya
(born 1933)
1984 4 February 1984 Incumbent 40 years, 20 days UNC
(until 1985 renamed to CPDM)
Hayatou
Achu
Musonge
Inoni
Yang
Ngute
(2) CPDM
1988
1992
1997
2004
2011
2018

Timeline

Paul BiyaAhmadou Ahidjo

See also


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