List of presidents of Senegal

The president of Senegal is the head of state and head of government of Senegal. In accordance with the constitutional reform of 2001, and since a referendum that took place on 20 March 2016, the president is elected for a 5-year term, and limited to two consecutive terms.The following is a list of presidents of Senegal, since the country gained independence from France in 1960.

Palace of the Republic

President of the
Republic of Senegal
Coat of Arms of Senegal
Incumbent
Macky Sall
since 2 April 2012
ResidencePalace of the Republic
Term length5 years, renewable once
Inaugural holderLéopold Sédar Senghor
Formation6 September 1960
Salary15,210 USD annually[1]
Websitepresidence.sn

Presidents of Senegal (1960–present)

Key

Political parties
Symbols

§ Elected unopposed

Officeholders

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party Prime minister(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Léopold Sédar Senghor
(1906–2001)
1963[§]
1968[§]
1973[§]

1978
6 September 1960 31 December 1980 20 years, 115 days PSS Mamadou Dia
Abdou Diouf
2 Abdou Diouf
(born 1935)
1983
1988
1993
1 January 1981 1 April 2000 19 years, 91 days PSS Habib Thiam
Moustapha Niasse
Habib Thiam
Moustapha Niasse
3 Abdoulaye Wade
(born 1926)
2000
2007
1 April 2000 2 April 2012 12 years, 1 day PDS Moustapha Niasse
Mame Madior Boye
Idrissa Seck
Macky Sall
Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré
Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye
4 Macky Sall
(born 1961)
2012
2019
2 April 2012 Incumbent 10 years, 303 days APR Abdoul Mbaye
Aminata Touré
Mohamed Dionne
Amadou Ba

Timeline

Macky SallAbdoulaye WadeAbdou DioufLéopold Sédar Senghor

Latest election

See also

References

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