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Chairperson of the Organisation of African Unity

The Chairperson of the Organisation of African Unity served as the head of the Organisation of African Unity, a rotating position.[1]

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# Portrait Chairperson Took Office Left Office Country Region
1 75px Haile Selassie 25 May 1963 17 July 1964 23x15px Ethiopian Empire East Africa
2 75px Gamal Abdel Nasser 17 July 1964 21 October 1965 23x15px Egypt North Africa
3 75px Kwame Nkrumah 21 October 1965 24 February 1966 23x15px Ghana West Africa
4 75px Joseph Arthur Ankrah 24 February 1966 5 November 1966
(1) 75px Haile Selassie I 5 November 1966 11 September 1967 23x15px Ethiopian Empire East Africa
5 75px Mobutu Sese Seko 11 September 1967 13 September 1968 23x15px Congo (Kinshasa) Central Africa
6 75px Houari Boumedienne 13 September 1968 6 September 1969 23x15px Algeria North Africa
7 75px Ahmadou Ahidjo 6 September 1969 1 September 1970 23x15px Cameroon Central Africa
8 75px Kenneth Kaunda 1 September 1970 21 June 1971 23x15px Zambia Southern Africa
9 75px Moktar Ould Daddah 21 June 1971 12 June 1972 23x15px Mauritania North Africa
10 75px Hassan II 12 June 1972 27 May 1973 23x15px Morocco North Africa
11 75px Yakubu Gowon 27 May 1973 12 June 1974 23x15px Nigeria West Africa
12 75px Muhammad Siad Barre 12 June 1974 28 July 1975 23x15px Somali Democratic Republic East Africa
13 75px Idi Amin 28 July 1975 2 July 1976 23x15px Uganda East Africa
14 75px Seewoosagur Ramgoolam 2 July 1976 2 July 1977 23x15px Mauritius Southern Africa
15 75px Omar Bongo 2 July 1977 18 July 1978 23x15px Gabon Central Africa
16 75px Gaafar Nimeiry 18 July 1978 12 July 1979 23x15px Sudan, Democratic Republic East Africa
17 75px William R. Tolbert, Jr. 12 July 1979 12 April 1980 23x15px Liberia West Africa
75px Léopold Sédar Senghor (acting) 28 April 1980 1 July 1980 23x15px Senegal
18 75px Siaka Stevens 1 July 1980 24 June 1981 23x15px Sierra Leone West Africa
19 75px Daniel arap Moi 24 June 1981 6 June 1983 Template:Country data Kenya East Africa
20 75px Mengistu Haile Mariam 6 June 1983 12 November 1984 23x15px Ethiopia East Africa
21 75px Julius Nyerere 12 November 1984 18 July 1985 23x15px Tanzania East Africa
22 75px Abdou Diouf 18 July 1985 28 July 1986 23x15px Senegal West Africa
23 75px Denis Sassou-Nguesso 28 July 1986 27 July 1987 23x15px PR Congo Central Africa
(8) 75px Kenneth Kaunda 27 July 1987 25 May 1988 23x15px Zambia Southern Africa
24 75px Moussa Traoré 25 May 1988 24 July 1989 23x15px Mali West Africa
25 75px Hosni Mubarak 24 July 1989 9 July 1990 23x15px Egypt North Africa
26 75px Yoweri Museveni 9 July 1990 3 June 1991 23x15px Uganda East Africa
27 75px Ibrahim Babangida 3 June 1991 29 June 1992 23x15px Nigeria West Africa
(23) 75px Abdou Diouf 29 June 1992 28 June 1993 23x15px Senegal West Africa
(26) 75px Hosni Mubarak 28 June 1993 13 June 1994 23x15px Egypt North Africa
28 75px Zine El Abidine Ben Ali 13 June 1994 26 June 1995 23x15px Tunisia North Africa
29 75px Meles Zenawi 26 June 1995 8 July 1996 23x15px Ethiopia East Africa
30 75px Paul Biya 8 July 1996 2 June 1997 23x15px Cameroon Central Africa
31 75px Robert Mugabe 2 June 1997 8 June 1998 23x15px Zimbabwe Southern Africa
32 75px Blaise Compaoré 8 June 1998 12 July 1999 23x15px Burkina Faso West Africa
33 75px Abdelaziz Bouteflika 12 July 1999 10 July 2000 23x15px Algeria North Africa
34 75px Gnassingbé Eyadéma 10 July 2000 9 July 2001 23x15px Togo West Africa
35 75px Frederick Chiluba 9 July 2001 2 January 2002 23x15px Zambia Southern Africa
36 75px Levy Mwanawasa 2 January 2002 9 July 2002

See also

References

  1. ^ "OAU Founders". African Union. Retrieved 30 January 2014.