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President of the
Republic of Yemen
Presidential Standard of Yemen.svg
Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi.jpg
Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi

since 27 February 2012
Residence Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Hadi government)
Term length Seven years, renewable indefinitely
Inaugural holder Ali Abdullah Saleh
Formation 22 May 1990
Deputy Vice President of Yemen
Salary 280,000 YER monthly

The President of the Republic of Yemen is the head of state of Yemen. The president is also the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and head of the executive branch of the Yemeni government.


     Denotes Acting President

No. Portrait Name
Term of office Political party
Elected Took office Left office Time in office
President of the Republic
1 President Ali Abdullah Saleh.jpg Ali Abdullah Saleh
22 May 1990 27 February 2012
&&&&&&&&&&&&&021.&&&&&021 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0281.&&&&&0281 days General People's Congress
2 Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi.jpg Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi
(born 1945)
4 June 2011 23 September 2011 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0111.&&&&&0111 days General People's Congress
23 November 2011 27 February 2012 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&096.&&&&&096 days
2012 27 February 2012 Incumbent &&&&&&&&&&&&&&09.&&&&&09 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 days
President of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee
0 No image.png Mohammed Ali al-Houthi
(born 1979)
(in rebellion.)
6 February 2015 15 August 2016 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0191.&&&&&0191 days Ansar Allah
President of the Supreme Political Council
0 Saleh Al Sammad (cropped).png Saleh Ali al-Sammad
(in rebellion.)
15 August 2016 19 April 2018
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0247.&&&&&0247 days Ansar Allah
0 No image.png Mahdi al-Mashat
(born c. 1980)
(in rebellion.)
25 April 2018 Incumbent &&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0315.&&&&&0315 days Ansar Allah
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