These youngest Presidents and Leaders came into power as the young and now, Vanessa D’Ambrosio is on top of the list of world’s youngest presidents. While Supreme Leader of North Korea moves to the second position. Their reign is a gradual revolution of the young generation of leaders around the globe. Take a look at their profile.
World’s Youngest Presidents
Born: January 1, 1979, Sahar District
Office: President of the Supreme Political Council of Yemen
Declaration Date: August 14, 2016.
After the Houthi (a political movement) takeover of the government, Saleh Ali al-Sammad became the senior Houthi leader in Sana’a. Meanwhile, he previously served as a political adviser to President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, appointed in September 2014.
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#5. Emil Dimitriev
Born: March 19, 1979, Probištip
Country: Macedonia (FYROM)
Office: Acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia
Declaration Date: January 15, 2016
Dimitriev was nominated in an interim capacity as prime minister of Macedonia and he assumed office on January 18 following the arranged pre-electoral resignation of Nikola Gruevski, as part of the Przino Agreement.
#4. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Born: February 21, 1980, Thimphu, Bhutan
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
#3. Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
Born: June 3, 1980, Doha, 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.
# 2. Kim Jong Un
Born: January 8, 1983, Poyoungyang, North Korea
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.
#1. Vanessa D’Ambrosio
Born: April 26, 1988 Serravalle
Country: San Marino, Europe
Office: Captain Regent of San Marino
Declaration Date: April 2017
Vanessa D’Ambrosio tops the list of world’s youngest presidents and she is currently the second youngest woman who becomes Captain Regent in the history of San Marino after Maria Lea Pedini-Angelini, who was sworn in at the age of 25. Since December 2016, D’Ambrosio is the Head of Delegation for San Marino to the Council of Europe.