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Ali Bongo Ondimba
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President of Gabon
Assumed office
16 October 2009
Prime Minister Paul Biyoghé Mba
Raymond Ndong Sima
Daniel Ona Ondo
Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet
Preceded by Rose Francine Rogombé (Acting)
Omar Bongo
Personal details
Born 9 February 1959 (1959-02-09) (age 62)
Brazzaville, French Equatorial Africa (now Congo-Brazzaville)
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Sylvia Valentin
Alma mater Pantheon-Sorbonne University

Ali Bongo Ondimba (born Alain Bernard Bongo; February 9, 1959) is a Gabonese politician. He became President of Gabon on October 2009.

On 7 January 2019, soldiers in Gabon launched a coup d’etat attempt. The coup attempt failed, and the government successfully re-asserted control.

In October 2018, he was hospitalized due to a stroke in Riyadh. In August 2019, Bongo was hospitalized in London and his health was said to be deteriorating.

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