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President of the Yemen Arab Republic
The President of the Yemen Arab Republic was the head of state in the former North Yemen from 1962 to 1990. There were six presidents of North Yemen.
President of the
Yemen Arab Republic
رئيس الجمهورية العربية اليمنية

Coat of arms of North Yemen
Longest serving
Ali Abdullah Saleh
18 July 1978 – 22 May 1990
ResidenceSana'a, Yemen Arab Republic
PrecursorImam of Yemen
Formation27 September 1962
First holderAbdullah al-Sallal
Final holderAli Abdullah Saleh
Abolished22 May 1990
SuccessionPresident of Yemen
List of Presidents of the Yemen Arab Republic (1962–1990)
PortraitName
(Birth–Death)
Term startTerm endPolitical Party
1
Abdullah al-Sallal
عبد الله السلال
(1917–1994)[1]
27 September 19625 November 1967[2]Military
2
Abdul Rahman al-Iryani
عبد الرحمن الإرياني
(1908–1998)[3]
5 November 196713 June 1974[2]Independent
3
Ibrahim al-Hamdi
إبراهيم الحمدي
(1943–1977)[4]
13 June 197411 October 1977[5]Military
4
Ahmad al-Ghashmi
أحمد حسين الغشمي
(1938–1978)[6]
11 October 197724 June 1978[5]Military
5
Abdul Karim Abdullah al-Arashi
عبد الكريم عبد الله العرشي
(1934–2006)[7]
24 June 197818 July 1978Military
6
Ali Abdullah Saleh
علي عبدالله صالح
(1947–2017)
18 July 197824 August 1982Military
(6)24 August 198222 May 1990General People's Congress
For presidents of Yemen after 1990, see President of Yemen.
See also
References
  1. ^ Chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council until 3 October 1962.
  2. ^ a b Deposed in a coup d'état.
  3. ^ Chairman of the Republican Council.
  4. ^ Chairman of the Command Council until 13 June 1975.
  5. ^ a b Assassinated.
  6. ^ Chairman of the Presidential Council until 22 April 1978.
  7. ^ Chairman of the Presidential Council.
External links
World Statesmen - North Yemen
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