Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi

Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (Arabic: سيدي محمد ولد الشيخ عبد الله; 1938  22 November 2020) was a Mauritanian politician who was President of Mauritania from 2007 to 2008. He served in the government during the 1970s, and after a long period of absence from politics he won the March 2007 presidential election, taking office on 19 April 2007.[2] He was deposed in a military coup d'état on 6 August 2008.[3]

Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi
7th President of Mauritania
In office
19 April 2007  6 August 2008
Prime MinisterSidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar
Zeine Ould Zeidane
Yahya Ould Ahmed El Waghef
Preceded byEly Ould Mohamed Vall (as Chairman of the Military Council for Justice and Democracy)
Succeeded byMohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (as President of the High Council of State)
Personal details
Born1938 (1938)
Lamden, Aleg, Brakna, French Mauritania
Died22 November 2020(2020-11-22) (aged 81–82)
Nouakchott, Mauritania
Political partyIndependent
SpouseKhatou Mint El Boukhari[1]

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