List of Presidents of Tanzania

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This is a list of Presidents of the United Republic of Tanzania. The east African nation was formed on 26 April 1964 after the union between Tanganyika and the People's Republic of Zanzibar and Pemba as the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. On 29 October 1964, the new nation changed its name to the United Republic of Tanzania

Presidents of Tanzania (1964–Present)[edit]

Parties

      Tanganyika African National Union
      Chama Cha Mapinduzi (Party of the Revolution)

#PictureName
(Born–Died)
Took officeLeft officePolitical Party
United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
1Julius Nyerere 1977.jpgJulius Nyerere
(1922–1999)
26 April 196429 October 1964Tanganyika African National Union
United Republic of Tanzania
1Julius Nyerere 1977.jpgJulius Nyerere
(1922–1999)[1]
29 October 19645 February 1977Tanganyika African National Union
(1)5 February 19775 November 1985Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
2Ali Hassan Mwinyi.jpgAli Hassan Mwinyi
(1925– )[2]
5 November 198523 November 1995Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
3Benjamin William Mkapa.jpgBenjamin Mkapa
(1938– )[3]
23 November 199521 December 2005Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
4Jakaya Kikwete.jpgJakaya Kikwete
(1950– )[4]
21 December 2005IncumbentChama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Served four terms. Elected unopposed by presidential elections in 1965, 1970, 1975 and 1980.
  2. ^ Served two terms. Elected unopposed by presidential elections in 1985 and 1990.
  3. ^ Served two terms. Elected by contested presidential elections in 1995 and 2000.
  4. ^ Currently serving his second term. Elected by contested presidential elections in 2005 and 2010.

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