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World leaders

A few facts on 197 national rulers, heads of state and government leaders

Most people governed

  1. Xi Jinping
    CHINA
    Over 1.37 Billion
  2. Narendra Modi
    INDIA
    Over 1.28 Billion
  3. Donald Trump
    UNITED STATES
    Over 0.32 Billion

Most territory governed

  1. Vladimir Putin
    RUSSIA
    Over 17.098M Km2
  2. Justin Trudeau
    CANADA
    Over 9.984M Km2
  3. Xi Jinping
    CHINA
    Over 9.572M Km2

Most elected

  1. Paul Biya
    CAMEROON
    7 terms since 1982
  2. Hun Sen
    CAMBODIA
    6 terms since 1982
  3. Mahathir Mohamad
    MALAYSIA
    6 terms since 1982

Woman-led nations by population

  1. Sheikh Hasina
    BANGLADESH
    Population of nation governed: 161.7M
  2. Angela Merkel
    GERMANY
    Population of nation governed: 82.2M
  3. Tsai Ing-wen
    TAIWAN / REPUBLIC OF CHINA
    Population of nation governed: 23.8M

Table of world leaders
NEW!

Nation Structure Photo Leader Born Party Year began* First elected* Re-elections* Current government* Current majority* Previous majority* Next contest* Details
Afghanistan
PRES˧CEO
Ashraf
Ghani
1949
IND
2014__2020__________
Albania
PRES˧PM
Edi
Rama
1964
PS
2013______________
Algeria
PRES˧PM
Abdelmadjid
Tebboune
1945
IND
2019______________
Andorra
SOV˧PM
Xavier E.
Zamora
1979
DA
20192019____________
Angola
PRES
João
Lourenço
1954
MPLA
2017______________
Antigua & Barbuda
SOV UK˧PM
Gaston
Browne
1967
LAB
201420142018__________
Argentina
PRES
Alberto
Fernández
1959
PJ
20202019____________
Armenia
PRES˧PM
Nikol
Pashinyan
1975
CC
20182018____________
Australia
SOV UK˧PM
Scott
Morrison
1968
LIB
20182019____________
Austria
PRES˧CLR
Sebastian
Kurz
1986
ÖVP
20172019*__________*Re-appointed after suspension and re-election in 2019
Azerbaijan
PRES˧PM
Ilham
Aliyev
1961
NZP
20032003; 2008; 2013; 2018____________
Bahamas
SOV UK˧GEN˧PM
Hubert
Minnis
1954
FNM
2017______________
Bahrain
SOV˧PM
KING
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
1950
N/A
1999N/AN/A__________
Bangladesh
PRES˧PM
Sheikh
Hasina
1947
AL
19961996; 2008; 2018Coalition__________
Barbados
SOV UK˧GEN˧PM
Mia
Mottley
1965
BLP
20182018____________
Belarus
PRES˧PM
Alexander
Lukashenko
1954
IND/BR
1994______________
Belgium
SOV˧PM
Sophie
Wilmès
1975
MR
2019____Coalition________
Belize
SOV UK˧PM
Dean
Barrow
1951
UDP
2008______________
Benin
PRES
Patrice
Talon
1958
IND
2016______________
Bhutan
SOV˧PM
Lotay
Tshering
1968
IND
2018______________
Bolivia
PRES
Jeanine
Áñez
1967
MDS
2019______________
Bosnia Herzegovina
HR| C & 2 PRES
Valentin
Inzko
1949
IND
2009______________
Botswana
PRES
Mokgweetsi
Masisi
1961
BDP
2018______________
Brazil
PRES
Jair
Bolsonaro
1955
PSL
20192018____________
Brunei
SOV˧PM
Hassanal
Bolkiah
1946
SOV
1967N/AN/AAbsolute monarchyN/AN/AN/AAlso Prime Minister of Brunei
Bulgaria
PRES˧PM
Boyko
Borisov
1959
GERB
2009*20092014; 2017Coalition________
Burkina Faso
PRES˧PM
Roch
Kaboré
1957
MPP
2015______________
Burundi
PRES
Pierre
Nkurunziza
1963
CNDD-FDD
2005______________
Cambodia
SOV˧PM
Hun
Sen
1952
CPP
1998____Coalition________
Cameroon
PRES˧PM
Paul
Biya
1933
CPDM
198219841988; 1992; 1997; 2004; 2011; 2018__________
Canada
SOV UK˧GEN˧PM
Justin
Trudeau
1971
LPC
201520152019Coalition________
Cape Verde
PRES˧PM
Jorge Carlos
Fonseca
1950
MpD
2011______________
Central African Republic
PRES˧PM
Faustin-Archange
Touadéra
1957
IND
2016______________
Chad
PRES˧PM
Idriss
Déby
1952
MPS
1990______________
Chile
PRES
Sebastián
Piñera
1949
IND/RN
2017______________
China
GS/PRES˧PM
Xi
Jinping
1953
CCP
2012______________
Colombia
PRES
Iván Duque
Márquez
1976
CD
2018______________
Comoros
PRES
Azali
Assoumani
1959
CRC
199920022016; 2019Coalition________
Congo
PRES˧PM
Denis
Nguesso
1943
PCT
1979______________
Congo DR
PRES˧PM
Félix
Tshisekedi
1963
UDPS
2018______________
Costa Rica
PRES
Carlos
Alvarado
1980
PAC
2018______________
Croatia
PRES˧PM
Andrej
Plenkovic
1970
HDZ
2016____Coalition________
Cuba
FS˧PRES
Raúl
Castro
1931
PCC
2006N/AN/A__________
Cyprus
PRES
Nicos
Anastasiades
1946
DISY
201320132018__________
Czech Republic
PRES˧PM
Andrej
Babiš
1953
ANO 2011
2017____Minority________
Denmark
SOV˧PM
Mette
Frederiksen
1977
Sd
20192019__Minority________
Djibouti
PRES˧PM
Ismaïl Omar
Guelleh
1947
RPP
199920032008; 2013; 2018__________
Dominica
PRES˧PM
Roosevelt
Skerrit
1972
DLP
2004______________
Dominican Republic
PRES
Danilo
Medina
1951
PLD
2012____Coalition________
East Timor / Timor-Leste
PRES˧PM
Francisco
Guterres
1954
FRET.
2017____Coalition________
Ecuador
PRES
Lenín
Moreno
1953
PAIS
2018______________
Egypt
PRES˧PM
Abdel
Fattah el-Sisi
1954
IND
2014__2018*__________
El Salvador
PRES
Nayib
Bukele
1981
GANA
20192019____________
Equatorial Guinea
PRES˧PM
Teodoro
Mbasogo
1942
PDGE
1979______________
Eritrea
PRES
Isaias
Afwerki
1946
PFDJ
1991______________
Estonia
PRES˧PM
Jüri
Ratas
1978
EK
201620162019Coalition________
Ethiopia
PRES˧PM
Abiy Ahmed
Ali
1976
OPDO
2018______________
Fiji
PRES˧PM
Frank
Bainimarama
1954
FF
2014______________
Finland
PRES˧PM
Sanna
Marin
1985
SDP
20192019__Coalition________
France
PRES˧PM
Emmanuel
Macron
1954
PS
20172017__Coalition________
Gabon
PRES˧PM
Ali Bongo
Ondimba
1959
PDG
2009______________
Gambia
PRES
Adama
Barrow
1965
UDP
2017______________
Georgia
PRES˧PM
Giorgi
Gakharia
1975
DG
2019______________
Germany
PRES˧CLR
Angela
Merkel
1954
CDU
200520052009; 2013; 2017Coalition________
Ghana
PRES
Nana
Akufo-Addo
1944
NPP
2017______________
Greece
PRES˧PM
Kyriakos
Mitsotakis
1968
ND
20192019__Coalition________
Grenada
SOV UK˧GEN˧PM
Keith
Mitchell
1946
NNP
201320132018__________
Guatemala
PRES
Alejandro
Giammattei
1956
VAMOS
20192020____________
Guinea
PRES˧PM
Alpha
Condé
1938
RPG
2010______________
Guinea-Bissau
PRES˧PM
José Mário
Vaz
1957
PAIGC
2014______________
Guyana
PRES˧PM
David
Granger
1945
PNC
2015____Coalition________
Haiti
PRES˧PM
Jovenel
Moïse
1968
PHTK
2017______________
Honduras
PRES
Juan
Hernández
1968
PNH
201320132017__________
Hungary
PRES˧PM
Viktor
Orbán
1963
FID.
199819982010; 2014; 2018__________
Iceland
PRES˧PM
Katrín
Jakobsdóttir
1976
VG
20172017__Coalition________
India
PRES˧PM
Narendra
Modi
1950
BJP
201420142019__________
Indonesia
PRES
Joko
Widodo
1961
PDI-P
201420142019__________
Iran
SOV E˧PRES
Ali
Khamenei
1939
IND
1989N/AN/A__________
Iraq
PRES˧PM
Mohammed
Allawi
1954
IND
20202020__Coalition________
Ireland
PRES˧PM
Micheal
Martin
1960
FF
20202020____________
Israel
PRES˧PM
Benjamin
Netanyahu
1949
LKD
200920132015; 2019; 2019*; 2020*Coalition______*Retained without a majority
Italy
PRES˧PM
Giuseppe
Conte
1964
IND
2018______________
Ivory Coast
PRES˧PM
Alassane
Ouattara
1942
RDR
2010______________
Jamaica
SOV UK˧GEN˧PM
Andrew
Holness
1972
JLP
2016______________
Japan
SOV˧PM
Shinzō
Abe
1954
LDP
200620062012; 2014; 2017Coalition________
Jordan
SOV˧PM
KING
Abdullah II
1962
SOV
1999______________
Kazakhstan
PRES˧PM
Nursultan
Nazarbayev
1940
NO
1991______________
Kenya
PRES
Uhuru
Kenyatta
1961
TNA
201320132017__________
Kiribati
PRES
Taneti
Maamau
1960
TKP
2016______________
Korea DPR
C˧PM
Kim
Jong-un
1983
WPK
2011______________
Korea Republic
PRES˧PM
Moon
Jae-in
1953
DEM
2016______________
Kosovo
PRES˧PM
Isa
Mustafa
1951
LDK
2014____Coalition________
Kuwait
SOV˧PM
EMIR
Al-Sabah
1929
SOV
2006______________
Kyrgyzstan
PRES˧PM
Mukhammedkalyi
Abylgaziev
1968
IND
2018____Coalition________
Laos
GS/PRES˧PM
Bounnhang
Vorachith
1938
LPRP
2016______________
Latvia
PRES˧PM
Arturs Krišjānis
Kariņš
1964
V
20192019__Coalition________
Lebanon
PRES
Hassan
Diab
1959
IND
2019______________
Lesotho
SOV˧PM
Tom
Thabane
1939
ABC
2017______________
Liberia
PRES
George
Weah
1966
CDC
2018______________
Libya
C &PM
Fayez
al-Sarraj
1960
IND
2016______________
Liechtenstein
SOV HG
Regent
Alois
1968
SOV
2004______________
Lithuania
PRES˧PM
Gitanas
Nausėda
1964
IND
20192019__Coalition________
Luxembourg
SOV˧PM
Xavier
Bettel
1973
DP
2013____Coalition________
Macedonia (now North Macedonia)
PRES˧PRES G
Oliver
Spasovski
1976
SD SM
2020____Coalition________
Madagascar
PRES˧PM
Andry
Rajoelina
1974
TGV
20192018____________
Malawi
PRES
Lazarus
Chakwera
1955
MCP
20142019____________
Malaysia
SOV E˧PM
Mahathir
Mohamad
1925
PH
198119821986; 1990; 1995; 1999; 2018__________
Maldives
PRES
Ibrahim
Solih
1964
MDP
2018______________
Mali
PRES˧PM
Ibrahim Boubacar
Keïta
1945
RpM
201320132018__________
Malta
PRES˧PM
Robert
Abela
1977
LAB
2020______________
Marshall Islands
PRES
David
Kabua
1951
IND
2020______________
Mauritania
PRES˧PM
Mohamed
Ghazouani
1956
UPR
2019______________
Mauritius
PRES˧PM
Pravind
Jugnauth
1961
MSM
2017____Coalition________
Mexico
PRES
Andrés
Obrador
1953
MRN
2018______________
Micronesia
PRES
David W.
Panuelo
1964
IND
2019______________
Moldova
PRES˧PM
Ion
Chicu
1972
IND
2019____Coalition________
Monaco
SOV˧MS
PRINCE
Albert II
1958
SOV
2005N/AN/A__________
Mongolia
PRES˧PM
Khaltmaagiin
Battulga
1963
DP
2017______________
Montenegro
PRES˧PM
Duško
Marković
1958
DPS
2016____Coalition________
Morocco
SOV˧PM
KING
Mohammed VI
1963
SOV
1999N/AN/A__________
Mozambique
PRES˧PM
Filipe
Nyusi
1959
FLM
2015______________
Myanmar
PRES˧SC
Aung
San Suu Kyi
1945
NLD
2016______________
Namibia
PRES˧PM
Hage
Geingob
1941
SWAPO
2015______________
Nauru
PRES
Lionel
Aingimea
TBC
IND
2019______________
Nepal
PRES˧PM
Khadga
Oli
1952
NCP
2018____Coalition________
Netherlands
SOV˧PM
Mark
Rutte
1967
VVD
2010____Coalition________
New Zealand
SOV UK˧GEN˧PM
Jacinda
Ardern
1980
NZLP
2017____Coalition________
Nicaragua
PRES
Daniel
Ortega
1945
FSLN
1979; 200719842011; 2016__________
Niger
PRES˧PM
Mahamadou
Issoufou
1952
PNDS-T
2011______________
Nigeria
PRES
Muhammadu
Buhari
1957
APC
201520152019__________
Norway
SOV˧PM
Erna
Solberg
1961
H
2013____Coalition________
Oman
SOV PM
Haitham
bin Tariq
1954
SOV
2020______________
Pakistan
PRES˧PM
Imran
Khan
1952
PTI
2018______________
Palau
PRES
Tommy
Remengesau
1956
IND
2013______________
Palestine
PRES˧PM
Mahmoud
Abbas
1935
FAT
2005____Coalition________
Panama
PRES
Laurentino
Cortizo
1953
PRD
2019____Coalition________
Papua New Guinea
SOV UK˧PM
James
Marape
1971
PP
2019______________
Paraguay
PRES
Mario Abdo
Benítez
1971
ANR-PC
2018______________
Peru
PRES˧PM
Martín
Vizcarra
1963
IND
2018______________
Philippines
PRES
Rodrigo
Duterte
1945
PNP
2016______________
Poland
PRES˧PM
Mateusz
Morawiecki
1968
PIS
2017____Coalition________
Portugal
PRES˧PM
Antonio
Costa
1961
PO
2015______________
Qatar
SOV˧PM
EMIR
Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
1980
SOV
2013N/AN/A__________
Romania
PRES˧PM
Klaus
Iohannis
1959
IND
2014____Coalition________
Russia
PRES˧PM
Vladimir
Putin
1952
IND
199920002004; 2012; 2018__________
Rwanda
PRES˧PM
Paul
Kagame
1957
FPR
200020032010; 2017__________
Saint Kitts & Nevis
SOV UK˧GEN˧PM
Timothy
Harris
1964
PLP
2015______________
Saint Lucia
SOV UK˧GEN˧PM
Allen
Chastanet
1961
UWP
2016______________
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
SOV UK˧GEN˧PM
Ralph
Gonsalves
1946
ULP
2001______________
Samoa
HG˧PM
Tuilaepa
Malielegaoi
1945
HRPP
1998______________
San Marino
CR
Luca
Boschi
1972
MC10
2019______________
Sao Tome & Principe
PRES˧PM
Evaristo
Carvalho
1941
IDA
2016______________
Saudi Arabia
SOV PM
KING
Salman bin Abdulaziz
1935
SOV
2015______________
Senegal
PRES˧PM
Macky
Sall
1961
APR
2012__2018__________
Serbia
PRES˧PM
Ana
Brnabić
1975
IND
2017____Coalition________
Seychelles
PRES
Danny
Faure
1962
PL
2016______________
Sierra Leone
PRES
Julius Maada
Bio
1964
SLPP
2015______________
Singapore
PRES˧PM
Lee Hsien
Loong
1952
PAP
2004______________
Slovakia
PRES˧PM
Peter
Pellegrini
1975
SMER-SD
2018______________
Slovenia
PRES˧PM
Marjan
Šarec
1977
LMŠ
2018____Coalition________
Solomon Islands
SOV UK˧GEN˧PM
Manasseh
Sogavare
1964
IND
20002006; 2014; 2019____________
Somalia
PRES˧PM
Hassan
Khayre
1960
IND
2017______________
South Africa
PRES
Cyril
Ramaphosa
1952
ANC
20182019____________
South Sudan
PRES
Salva Kiir
Mayardit
1951
SPLM
2011______________
Spain
SOV˧PM
Pedro
Sánchez
1972
PSOE
20182019__Coalition________
Sri Lanka
PRES˧PM
Gotabaya
Rajapaksa
1949
IND
2019______________
Sudan
C˧PM
Abdel
al-Burhan
1960
IND
2019______________
Suriname
PRES
Dési
Bouterse
1945
NDP
2010______________
Swaziland (aka Eswatini)
SOV˧PM
KING
Mswati III
1968
SOV
1986N/AN/AN/A________
Sweden
SOV˧PM
Stefan
Löfven
1957
SAP
20142014__Coalition________
Switzerland
PRES & 5 FCL
Simonetta
Sommaruga
1960
SVP
2020____Coalition________
Syria
PRES˧PM
Bashar
al-Assad
1965
ASB
2000______________
Taiwan (aka Republic of China)
PRES˧PM
Tsai
Ing-wen
1956
DPP
2016______________
Tajikistan
PRES˧PM
Emomali
Rahmon
1952
PDP
1992______________
Tanzania
PRES˧PM
John
Magufuli
1959
CCM
2015______________
Thailand
SOV˧PM
Prayut
Chan-o-cha
1954
IND
20142019____________
Togo
PRES˧PM
Faure
Gnassingbé
1966
UNIR
2005__2019__________
Tonga
SOV˧PM
KING
Tupou VI
1959
SOV
2012______________
Trinidad & Tobago
PRES˧PM
Keith
Rowley
1949
PNM
2015____Coalition________
Tunisia
PRES HG
Kais
Saied
1958
IND
2019______________
Turkey
PRES˧PM
Recep
Erdoğan
1954
AKP
201420142016; 2018__________
Turkmenistan
PRES
Gurbanguly
Berdimuhamedow
1957
IND
2006______________
Tuvalu
SOV UK˧GEN˧PM
Kausea
Natano
TBC
IND
2019______________
Uganda
PRES˧PM
Yoweri
Museveni
1944
NRM
1986______________
Ukraine
PRES˧PM
Volodymyr
Zelensky
1978
IND
20192019__Coalition________
United Arab Emirates
PRES˧PM
Khalifa
bin Zayed Al Nahyan
1948
SOV
2004______________
United Kingdom
SOV UK˧PM
Boris
Johnson
1964
CON
20192019____________
United States
PRES
Donald
Trump
1946
REP
20172016____________
Uruguay
PRES
Tabaré
Vázquez
1940
SPU
2015______________
Uzbekistan
PRES˧PM
Shavkat
Mirziyoyev
1957
LDP
2016______________
Vanuatu
PRES˧PM
Charlot
Salwai
1963
NA
2016____Coalition________
Vatican City
SOV E˧PRES-G
Pope
Francis
1936
SOV
2013______________
Venezuela
PRES
Nicolás
Maduro
1962
PSUV
2013______________
Vietnam
GS˧PRES˧PM
Nguyễn Phú
Trọng
1944
CPV
2011______________
Yemen
PRES˧PM
Abdrabbuh M
Hadi
1945
GPC
2012______________
Zambia
PRES
Edgar
Lungu
1956
PF
2015______________
Zimbabwe
PRES
Emmerson
Mnangagwa
1942
ZANU-PF
20172018____________

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