Mauritania: Heads of State: 1960-2016

Ra’īs al-Wuzarā’
28 Nov 1960 - 25 Sep 1961 al-Mukhtār ibn Muḥammad walad Dāddah [1]
Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya
25 Sep 1961 - 10 Jul 1978 al-Mukhtār ibn Muḥammad walad Dāddah (x)
Ra’īs al-Lajna al-‘Askariyya al-Inqādh al-Waṭanī
10 Jul 1978 - 6 Apr 1979 al-Muṣṭafā walad Muḥammad al-Sālik
Ra’īs al-Lajna al-‘Askariyya al-Khalāṣ al-Waṭanī, Ra’īs al-Dawla
6 Apr 1979 - 3 Jun 1979 al-Muṣṭafā walad Muḥammad al-Sālik (x)
3 Jun 1979 - 4 Jan 1980 Muḥammad Maḥmūd walad Aḥmad Lūlī
4 Jan 1980 - 12 Dec 1984 Muḥammad Khūnā walad Ḥayd Allāh
12 Dec 1984 - 18 Apr 1992 Mu‘āwiya walad Sayyidī Aḥmad al-Tāya‘
Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya
18 Apr 1992 - 3 Aug 2005 Mu‘āwiya walad Sayyidī Aḥmad al-Tāya‘ (x)
Ra’īs al-Majlis al-‘Askarī al-‘Adāla wa al-Dimuqrāṭiyya
3 Aug 2005 - 19 Apr 2007 Ā‘l walad Muḥammad Fāl walad Ā‘lay
Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya
19 Apr 2007 - 6 Aug 2008 Sayyidī Muḥammad walad Shaykh ‘Abd Allāh
Ra'īs al-Majlis al-A‘lā al-Dawla, Ra’īs al-Dawla
6 Aug 2008 - 15 Apr 2009 Muḥammad walad ‘Abd al-‘Azīz
Ra’īs Majlis al-Shuyukh, Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya bi-al-niyāba
15 Apr 2009 - 5 Aug 2009 Bā Māmādū al-mulaqqab al-Mubārī
Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya
5 Aug 2009 - Muḥammad walad ‘Abd al-‘Azīz (x)

[1] From 20 May 1961 pending the election and taking office of a Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya.
Last updated on: 24 Jul 2014 10:30:32