Liberia: Heads of State: 1980-2016

Head of State of the Republic of Liberia
12 Apr 1980 - 6 Jan 1986 Samuel Kanyon Doe
President
6 Jan 1986 - 9 Sep 1990 Samuel Kanyon Doe (x) [1]
President of the Interim Government of National Unity [2]
2 Sep 1990 - 7 Mar 1994 Amos Claudius Taylor [1][3][4]
Council of State for the Liberia National Transitional Government: Chairman of the Council of State
7 Mar 1994 - 1 Sep 1995 David Donald Kpormakpor
1 Sep 1995 - 3 Sep 1996 Wilton Gbakolo Sengbe Sankawulo
3 Sep 1996 - 2 Aug 1997 Ruth Sando Perry [5]
President
2 Aug 1997 - 11 Aug 2003 Charles Ghankay MacArthur Dapkpana Taylor (x)
11 Aug 2003 - 14 Oct 2003 Moses Zeh Blah
Chairman of the National Transitional Government of Liberia
14 Oct 2003 - 16 Jan 2006 Charles Gyude Bryant
President  
16 Jan 2006 - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf [6]

[1] Head of the Provisional Government (in dissidence; styled President from 10 Sep 1990)
  27 Jul 1990 - 21 Oct 1990 Charles Ghankay MacArthur Dapkpana Taylor
  President (in dissidence)
  21 Oct 1990 - 7 Mar 1994 Charles Ghankay MacArthur Dapkpana Taylor (x)
[2] Also in official use: Interim President
[3] In exile to 22 Nov 1990.
[4] President (in dissidence)
  9 Sep 1990 - ? ? 1990 Prince Yormie Johnson
[5] Née Ruth Sando Fahnbulleh
[6] Née Ellen Johnson
Last updated on: 01 May 2012 13:57:10