List of Presidents of Cameroon

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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.

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Political parties

List[edit]

No. President
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Elected Political affiliation Prime Minister(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
Republic of Cameroun
1 Ahmadou Ahidjo
(1924–1989)
Ahmadou Ahidjo.jpg 5 May 1960 1 October 1961 1 year, 149 days UC Himself
Assalé
Federal Republic of Cameroon
(1) Ahmadou Ahidjo
(1924–1989)
Ahmadou Ahidjo.jpg 1 October 1961 2 June 1972 10 years, 245 days 1965
1970
UC / UNC
East Cameroon
Assalé
Ahanda
Tchoungui
West Cameroon
Foncha
Jua
Muna
United Republic of Cameroon
(1) Ahmadou Ahidjo
(1924–1989)
Ahmadou Ahidjo.jpg 2 June 1972 6 November 1982
(resigned.)
10 years, 157 days 1975
1980
UNC Biya
2 Paul Biya
(1933–)
Paul Biya 2014.png 6 November 1982 4 February 1984 1 year, 90 days UNC Maigari
Ayang
Republic of Cameroon
(2) Paul Biya
(1933–)
Paul Biya 2014.png 4 February 1984 Incumbent 35 years, 131 days 1984
1988
1992
1997
2004
2011
2018
UNC / RDPC Hayatou
Achu
Musonge
Inoni
Yang
Ngute

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