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President of Yemen

President of the
Republic of Yemen

since 6 February 2015
Residence Presidential Palace, Sana'a, Yemen
Term length Seven years, renewable once
(Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi took office for two years)
Inaugural holder Ali Abdullah Saleh
Formation 22 May 1990
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Foreign relations

The President of the Republic of Yemen is the head of state of Yemen.

Under the Constitution of Yemen, the President is also the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and head of the executive branch of the Yemeni government.

The current President of Yemen is Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, who took office on 27 February 2012. Amidst the 2014–15 Yemeni coup d'état, Hadi is disputed by Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, President of the Revolutionary Committee.


  • Presidents of the Republic of Yemen (1990–present) 1
  • Footnotes 2
  • Latest election 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5

Presidents of the Republic of Yemen (1990–present)

Portrait Name
Term start Term end Political Party
1 Ali Abdullah Saleh
علي عبدالله صالح


22 May 1990 27 February 2012 General People's Congress
2 Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi
عبد ربه منصور هادي


27 February 2012 Incumbent[3] General People's Congress
Mohammed Ali al-Houthi
محمد علي الحوثي


6 February 2015 Incumbent Houthis


  1. ^ Chairman of the Presidential Council until 1 October 1994.
  2. ^ Served as Acting President during the Yemeni Revolution, from 4 June 2011 to 23 September 2011 and from 23 November 2011 to 27 February 2012. Disputed by Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, amidst the 2014–15 Yemeni coup d'état.
  3. ^ Briefly resigned amidst the 2014–15 Yemeni coup d'état.
  4. ^ President of the Revolutionary Committee. Disputed by Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.

Latest election

 Summary of the 21 February 2012 Yemeni presidential election results
Candidates – Nominating parties Votes %
Abd Rabbuh Mansur HadiGeneral People's Congress 6,621,921 99.80
Total votes (turnout 64.78%) 6,635,192 100.00
Registered voters 10,243,364  
Source: Le Figaro

See also

External links

  • World Statesmen - Yemen
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