Heads of state of Cameroon

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This is a List of Heads of State of Cameroon.

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Incumbent Affiliation Notes
1 January 1960 to 5 May 1960Ahmadou Ahidjo, Head of StateUC
5 May 1960 to 1966Ahmadou Ahidjo, PresidentUC
1966 to 6 November 1982UNC
6 November 1982 to 1985Paul Biya, PresidentUNC
1985 to presentRDPC

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Summary of the 11 October 2004 Cameroon presidential election results
Candidates - Parties Votes %
Paul Biya - Cameroon People's Democratic Movement (Rassemblement démocratique du Peuple Camerounais) 2,665,359 70.92
Ni John Fru Ndi - Social Democratic Front (Front Social-Démocratique) 654,066 17.40
Adamou Ndam Njoya - National Union for Democracy and Progress (Union Nationale pour la Démocratie et le Progrès) 168,318 4.48
Garga Haman Adji - Alliance for Democracy and Development (Alliance pour la Démocratie et le Développement) 140,372 3.74
12 Others 130,106 3.46
Total (turnout 82.2%) 3,758,221 100.00
Source: Cameroon Supreme Court

[edit] Affiliations

RDPCRassemblement Démocratique du Peuple Camerounais/Cameroonian
(People’s Democratic Rally) conservative, former UNC renamed RDPC 1985
SDFSocial-Democratic Front/Front Social-Démocratique social-democratic
KNDPKamerun National Democratic Party British Cameroon-based, from 1966: part of UNC
UCUnion du Camerounais
(Cameroon Union) French Cameroon-based, from 1966: part of UNC
UNCUnion National du Camerounais
(Cameroonian National Union) from 1985: RDPC
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