Uganda: Heads of State: 1963-2016

President of Uganda
9 Oct 1963 - 24 Feb 1966 Edward William Frederick David Walugembe Luwangula Mutebi Mutesa II [1]
Prime Minister of Uganda [2]
24 Feb 1966 - 15 Apr 1966 Apollo Milton Opeto Obote
Executive President of the Sovereign State of Uganda
15 Apr 1966 - 8 Sep 1967 Apollo Milton Opeto Obote (x)
President of Uganda
8 Sep 1867 - 25 Jan 1971 Apollo Milton Opeto Obote (x)
Military Head of State
26 Jan 1971 - 21 Feb 1971 Idi Amin Dada Oumee
President of Uganda
21 Feb 1971 - 25 Jun 1976 Idi Amin Dada Oumee (x)
Life President of Uganda
25 Jun 1976 - 11 Apr 1979 Idi Amin Dada Oumee (x)
President of Uganda
13 Apr 1979 - 20 Jun 1979 Yusufu Kironde Lule
20 Jun 1979 - 12 May 1980 Godfrey Lukwonga Binaisa
Chairman of the Military Commission of the National Liberation Front
12 May 1980 - 22 May 1980 Paulo Muwanga
Presidential Commission
22 May 1980 - 15 Dec 1980 Saulo Musoke
22 May 1980 - 15 Dec 1980 Polycarp Nyamuchoncho
22 May 1980 - 15 Dec 1980 Yoweri Hunter Wacha-Olwol
President of Uganda
15 Dec 1980 - 27 Jul 1985 Apollo Milton Opeto Obote (x)
Chairman of the Military Commission
27 Jul 1985 - 29 Jul 1985 Bazilio Olara Okello
Head of State of the Republic of Uganda
29 Jul 1985 - 26 Jan 1986 Tito Okello Lutwa
Chairman of the National Resistance Council
26 Jan 1986 - 29 Jan 1986 Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President of Uganda
29 Jan 1986 - Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

[1] The Ssaabasajja Kabaka of Buganda.
[2] Formally assumes Presidential functions 2 Mar 1966.
Last updated on: 19 Oct 2012 10:56:59