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President of the
Togolese Republic
Emblem of Togo.svg
Coat of arms of Togo
Faure Gnassingbé 2014.png
Incumbent
Faure Gnassingbé

since 4 May 2005
Residence Palace of the Governors, Lomé
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Sylvanus Olympio
Formation 27 April 1960

This is a list of presidents of Togo since the creation of the job of president in 1960, to the present day.

List of Presidents

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political affiliation Prime minister(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Sylvanus Olympio.jpg Sylvanus Olympio
(1902–1963)
1961 27 April 1960 13 January 1963
(assassinated.)
2 years, 261 days CUT Himself
No image.png Emmanuel Bodjollé
(1928–)
13 January 1963 15 January 1963 2 days Military Position abolished
2 TOGO PRES. NICOLAS GRUNITSKY - CROPPED.jpg Nicolas Grunitzky
(1913–1969)
1963 16 January 1963 13 January 1967
(deposed.)
3 years, 362 days MPT Position abolished
No image.png Kléber Dadjo
(1914–1988/89)
16 January 1967 14 April 1967 91 days Military Position abolished
3 Gnassingbe Eyadema detail2 DF-SC-84-10025.jpg Gnassingbé Eyadéma
(1935–2005)
1972
1979
1986
1993
1998
2003
14 April 1967 5 February 2005
(died in office.)
37 years, 297 days Military / RPT Koffigoh
E. Kodjo
Klutse
Adoboli
A. Kodjo
Sama
4 Faure Gnassingbé 2014.png Faure Gnassingbé
(1966–)
5 February 2005 25 February 2005
(resigned.)
20 days RPT Sama
No image.png Bonfoh Abass
(1948–)
25 February 2005 4 May 2005 68 days RPT Sama
(4) Faure Gnassingbé 2014.png Faure Gnassingbé
(1966–)
2005
2010
2015
2020
4 May 2005 Incumbent 15 years, 171 days RPT / UNIR Sama
E. Kodjo
Agboyibo
Mally
Houngbo
Ahoomey-Zunu
Klassou
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