Meet The 6 World’s Youngest Presidents & Leaders Right Now

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These youngest Presidents and Leaders came into power as the young and for now the supreme leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un,  remains the youngest president all over the world. Atifete Jahjaga is the only female youngest President on this list. Their reign shows that our younger generation can also be more efficient in leadership. Take an inside look at their profile.

#6. Joseph Kabila

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Born: June 4, 1971

Age: 44

Country: Congo

Office: President of Democratic Republic of Congo

Year Elected: January 2001

Joseph Kabila Kabange has earned a position as the only youngest President in Africa. He is a Congolese politician who has been President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo since January 2001. He took office at the age 29 — ten days after the assassination of his father, President Laurent-Désiré Kabila. Kabange will turn 45 next month June 4, 2016.

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#5. Andrzej Duda

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Born: May 16, 1972

Age: 44

Country: Poland

Office: President of Poland

Year Elected: August 6, 2015

Andrzej Sebastian Duda has official entered the list as one of the youngest president in the world. He is a Polish lawyer and politician, and, since 2015, sixth President of Poland. Before the 2015 elections, he was a Member of the European Parliament.

#4. Atifete Jahjaga

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Born: April 20, 1975, Gjakova, Kosovo

Age: 40

Country: Kosovo

Office: President of Kosovo

Year Elected: April 7, 2011 – 2016

Atifete Jahjaga is a Kosovar (now Ex-President) politician who served as the fourth President of Kosovo. She was the first female President of the Republic of Kosovo, the first non-partisan candidate, and the youngest female head of state.



#3. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
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Born: February 21, 1980, Thimphu, Bhutan

Age: 35

Country: Kingdom of Bhutan

Office:  Druk Gyapol (King of Bhutan)

Date of Coronation: December 9, 2006

Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck is the fifth and current reigning Druk Gyalpo or “Dragon King” of the Kingdom of Bhutan, after his father Jigme Singye Wangchuck abdicated the throne in his favour. He became King at the age of 25 – adding him to the list of one of the world’s youngest presidents (leaders) of a small nation

#2. Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

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Born: June 3, 1980, Doha, Qatar

Age: 35

Country: Qatar

Office: Emir of Qatar

 Coronation Date: June 25, 2013

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is the second in the list of world’s youngest president. He is the eighth and current Ameer of the State of Qatar, the fourth son of the previous Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. Tamim became Emir of Qatar on 25 June 2013 after his father’s abdication.

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# 1.  Kim Jong Un

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Born: January 8, 1983, Poyoungyang, North Korea

Age: 32

Country: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Office: Supreme Leader of North Korea

Declaration Date: December 17, 2011

Kim Jong-un is currently the only youngest President in the world. He is the Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and supreme leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea). Kim inherited leadership from his father, Kim Jong-il and grandfather, Kim Il-sung.

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