List of heads of state of Togo

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President of the
Togolese Republic
Coat of arms of Togo.svg
Coat of arms of Togo
Faure Gnassingbé 29112006.jpg
Incumbent
Faure Gnassingbé

since 4 May 2005
ResidencePalace of the Governors, Lomé
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderSylvanus Olympio
Formation27 April 1960
 
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President of the
Togolese Republic
Coat of arms of Togo.svg
Coat of arms of Togo
Faure Gnassingbé 29112006.jpg
Incumbent
Faure Gnassingbé

since 4 May 2005
ResidencePalace of the Governors, Lomé
Term length5 years
Inaugural holderSylvanus Olympio
Formation27 April 1960
Coat of arms of Togo.svg
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Presidents of Togo (1960–Present)

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

TenurePortraitIncumbentAffiliationNotes
Togolese Republic
27 April 1960 to 13 January 1963Sylvanus Olympio.jpgSylvanus Olympio, PresidentCUTAssassinated in a coup d'état
13 January 1963 to 15 January 1963Emmanuel Bodjollé, Chairman of the Insurrection CommitteeMil
16 January 1963 to 13 January 1967Nicolas Grunitzky, PresidentPTPDeposed in a coup d'état
14 January 1967 to 14 April 1967Kléber Dadjo, Chairman of the National Reconciliation CommitteeMil
14 April 1967 to 30 November 1969Gnassingbe Eyadema detail1 DF-SC-84-10025.jpgÉtienne Eyadéma, PresidentMil
30 November 1969 to 8 May 1974RPTChanged name to Gnassingbé Eyadéma
8 May 1974 to 5 February 2005Gnassingbé Eyadéma, PresidentDied in office
5 February 2005 to 25 February 2005Faure Gnassingbé 29112006.jpgFaure Gnassingbé, PresidentRPT1st Term;
Son of Gnassingbé Eyadéma. Resigned due to doubts regarding the constitutional legitimacy of his succession.
25 February 2005 to 4 May 2005Bonfoh Abass, Acting PresidentRPTSucceeded Eyadéma as the constitutional successor, President of the National Assembly
4 May 2005 to PresentFaure Gnassingbé 29112006.jpgFaure Gnassingbé, PresidentRPT2nd Term

Affiliations

Latest election

e • d Summary of the 4 March 2010 Togo presidential election results
Candidates – nominating partiesVotes%
Faure GnassingbéRally for the Togolese People1,234,04460.9
Jean-Pierre FabreUnion of Forces for Change692,58433.9
Yawovi AgboyiboAction Committee for Renewal60,3883.0
Agbéyomé Kodjo – Organization for the Construction of a United Togo17,3970.9
Brigitte Adjamagbo-Johnson – Democratic Convention of African Peoples13,4510.7
Bassabi Kagbara – Pan-African Democratic Party8,3570.4
Nicolas LawsonParty for Renewal and Redemption6,0290.3
Total (turnout 65.7%)2,040,506 
Registered voters3,599,306
Total votes2,119,829
Invalid or blank votes (1.6%)79,283

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