Some statistics - confirming Liberia's unique character (look out, double counting!)



  • Liberia has had 25 Presidents and 
    6 Interim-Presidents
  • Liberia is the first African country with an elected female President
  • Liberia is the first African country where a former international soccer star has been elected president
  • 12 Presidents were born in the USA
  • 13 Presidents were born in Liberia
  • Only three Presidents were of full tribal descent
  • At least two, possibly three Presidents were assassinated
  • Two more Presidents died in office
  • Four Presidents resigned
  • Two Presidents were deposed in a coup d’état
    one of them in a military coup
  • One President was removed during a civil war
  • One President served over 27 years
  • One President only served two months.


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