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President of the
Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Coat of arms of Guinea-Bissau.svg
Emblem of Guinea-Bissau
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Incumbent
Umaro Sissoco Embaló

since 27 February 2020
Residence Presidential Palace, Bissau
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Luís Cabral
Formation 24 September 1973
Salary 3,000,000 CFA francs annually

The following is a list of Presidents of Guinea-Bissau, since the establishment of the office of President in 1973.

Presidents of Guinea-Bissau (1973–present)

No. President Took office Left office Time in office Party Election
1
Luís Cabral
Cabral, LuísLuís Cabral
(1931–2009)
Chairman of the Council of State
24 September 1973 14 November 1980 7 years, 51 days PAIGC 1976–77
2
João Bernardo Vieira
Vieira, JoãoJoão Bernardo Vieira
(1939–2009)
Chairman of the Council of the Revolution
14 November 1980 14 May 1984 3 years, 182 days PAIGC
FARP
Carmen Pereira
Pereira, CarmenCarmen Pereira
(1937–2016)
Acting
14 May 1984 16 May 1984 2 days PAIGC
(2)
João Bernardo Vieira
Vieira, JoãoJoão Bernardo Vieira
(1939–2009)
Chairman of the Council of the Revolution
16 May 1984 7 May 1999 14 years, 356 days PAIGC 1984
1989
1994
N/A
Ansumane Mané
Mané, AnsumaneBrigadier general
Ansumane Mané
(c. 1940–2000)
Chairman of the Supreme Command of the Military Junta
7 May 1999 14 May 1999 7 days FARP
Malam Bacai Sanhá
Sanhá, MalamMalam Bacai Sanhá
(1947–2012)
Acting
14 May 1999 17 February 2000 279 days PAIGC
3
Kumba Ialá
Ialá, KumbaKumba Ialá
(1953–2014)
17 February 2000 14 September 2003 3 years, 209 days PRS 1999–2000
N/A
Veríssimo Correia Seabra
Seabra, VeríssimoGeneral
Veríssimo Correia Seabra
(1947–2004)
Chairman of the Military Committee for the Restoration of Constitutional and Democratic Order
14 September 2003 28 September 2003 14 days FARP
Henrique Rosa
Rosa, HenriqueHenrique Rosa
(1946–2013)
Acting
28 September 2003 1 October 2005 2 years, 3 days Independent
(2)
João Bernardo Vieira
Vieira, JoãoJoão Bernardo Vieira
(1939–2009)
1 October 2005 2 March 2009 † 3 years, 152 days Independent 2005
Raimundo Pereira
Pereira, RaimundoRaimundo Pereira
(born 1955)
Acting
3 March 2009 8 September 2009 189 days PAIGC
4
Malam Bacai Sanhá
Sanhá, MalamMalam Bacai Sanhá
(1947–2012)
8 September 2009 9 January 2012 † 2 years, 122 days PAIGC 2009
Raimundo Pereira
Pereira, RaimundoRaimundo Pereira
(born 1955)
Acting
9 January 2012 12 April 2012 94 days PAIGC
N/A
Mamadu Ture Kuruma
Kuruma, MamaduMajor general
Mamadu Ture Kuruma
(born 1947)
Chairman of the Military Command
12 April 2012 11 May 2012 29 days FARP
Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo
Nhamadjo, ManuelManuel Serifo Nhamadjo
(1958–2020)
Acting
11 May 2012 23 June 2014 2 years, 43 days Independent
5
José Mário Vaz
Vaz, JoséJosé Mário Vaz
(born 1957)
23 June 2014 27 February 2020 5 years, 249 days Independent 2014
6
Umaro Sissoco Embaló
Umaro Sissoco Embaló
(born 1972)
27 February 2020 Incumbent 1 year, 49 days [[Madem G15|Template:Madem G15/meta/shortname]] 2019

Latest election

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
José Mário Vaz PAIGC 257,572 40.89 364,394 61.92
Nuno Gomes Nabiam Independent 156,163 24.79 224,089 38.08
Paulo Gomes Independent 65,490 10.40
Abel Incanda Party for Social Renewal 43,890 6.97
Mamadú Iaia Djaló New Democracy Party 28,535 4.53
Ibraima Sory Djaló National Reconciliation Party 19,497 3.10
Antonio Afonso Té Republican Party for Independence and Development 18,808 2.99
Helder Vaz Lopes Independent 8,888 1.41
Domingos Quadé Independent 8,607 1.37
Aregado Mantenque Té Workers' Party 7,269 1.15
Luis Nancassa Independent 7,012 1.11
Jorge Malú Independent 6,125 0.97
Cirilo Rodrigues de Oliveira Socialist Party 2,070 0.33
Invalid/blank votes 62,514 18,053
Total 692,440 100 606,536 100
Registered voters/turnout 775,508 89.29 775,508 78.21
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