Vice President of Ethiopia

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Vice president of Ethiopia was a political position in Ethiopia during the era of the People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. The new constitution which established the presidency and vice presidency came to effect on 10 Sept 1987. Both the President and Vice President were elected by the legislature.

During Derg 1974–1987

Position Name Took office Left office Chairman
Vice chairman Lt.-Col Mengistu Haile Mariam[1][2] March 1975 Feb 1977 Tafari Benti
Second vice chairman Lt.-Col Atnafu Abate[1][2] March 1975 Feb 1977 Tafari Benti
Vice chairman Lt.-Col. Atnafu Abate[3][4] Feb 1977 Nov 1977 Mengistu Haile Mariam

During People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 1987–1991

Position Name Took office Left office President
Vice President Col. Fisseha Desta[5][6] Sept 1987 Apr 1991 Mengistu Haile Mariam
Vice President Lt.-Gen. Tesfaye Gebre Kidan[7] Apr 1991 May 1991 Mengistu Haile Mariam

References

  1. ^ a b "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1975Feb-June". hdl:2027/osu.32435024020026. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ a b https://www.cia.gov/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP86T00608R000100240039-4.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  3. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1977Jan-June". hdl:2027/osu.32435024019994. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1977July-Sep,Dec". hdl:2027/osu.32435079631990. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  5. ^ Shinn, David H.; Ofcansky, Thomas P. (2013-04-11). Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia. ISBN 9780810874572.
  6. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1988Jan-June". hdl:2027/osu.32435024019796. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  7. ^ Lentz, Harris M. (2014-02-04). Heads of States and Governments Since 1945. ISBN 9781134264971.