The Gambia: Heads of State: 1970-2016

President of the Republic of The Gambia
24 Apr 1970 - 22 Jul 1994 Dawda Kairaba Jawara [1][2]
Chairman of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council
22 Jul 1994 - 26 Jul 1994 Yahya Abdul-Azziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh [3]
Head of State and Chairman of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council
26 Jul 1994 - 18 Oct 1996 Yahya Abdul-Azziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh (x) [4]
President of The Gambia
18 Oct 1996 - Yahya Abdul-Azziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh (x)

[1] Original name: Saihou Jawara; later: David Kwesi Jawara.
[2] Chairman of the National Revolutionary Council (in dissidence)
  30 Jul 1981 - 5 Aug 1981 Kukoi Samba Sanyang
[3] Original name: Yahya Alphonse Jemus Jebulai Jammeh.
[4] Retroactive to 22 Jul 1994.
Last updated on: 25 Jan 2012 10:06:05