List of state leaders in 1980

Africa

* Algeria -
** President - Chadli Bendjedid, President of Algeria (1979-1992)
** Prime Minister - Mohamed Ben Ahmed Abdelghani, Prime Minister of Algeria (1979-1984)
* Angola - José Eduardo dos Santos, President of Angola (10 September 1979-present)
* Benin - Mathieu Kérékou, President of Benin (1972-1991)
* Botswana
** President -
**# Seretse Khama, President of Botswana (1966-1980)
**# Quett Masire, President of Botswana (1980-1998)
* Burundi - Jean-Baptiste Bagaza, President of Burundi (1976-1987)
* Cape Verde
** President - Aristides Pereira, President of Cape Verde (1975-1991)
** Prime Minister - Pedro Pires, Prime Minister of Cape Verde (1975-1991)
* Comoros
** President - President of the Comoros (1978-1989)
** Prime Minister - Salim Ben Ali, Prime Minister of the Comoros (1978-1982)
* Côte d'Ivoire - Félix Houphouët-Boigny, President of Côte d'Ivoire (1960-1993)
* Djibouti -
** President - Hassan Gouled Aptidon, President of Djibouti (1977-1999)
** Prime Minister - Barkat Gourad Hamadou, Prime Minister of Djibouti (1978-2001)
* Equatorial Guinea - Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea (1979-present)
* Ethiopia - Mengistu Haile Mariam, Chairmen of the Provisional Military Administrative Council (1977-1987), President of Ethiopia (1987-1991)
* Gabon
**President - Omar Bongo, President of Gabon (1967-present)
**Prime Minister - Léon Mébiame, Prime Minister of Gabon (1975-1994)
* The Gambia - Dawda Jawara, President of The Gambia (1970-1994)
* Guinea
**President - Ahmed Sékou Touré, President of Guinea (1958-1984)
**Prime Minister - Louis Lansana Beavogui, Prime Minister of Guinea (1972-1984)
* Kenya - Daniel arap Moi, President of Kenya (1978-2002)
* Liberia -
*# William R. Tolbert, Jr., President of Liberia (1971-1980)
*# Samuel K. Doe, President of Liberia (1980-1990)
* Malawi - Hastings Kamuzu Banda, President of Malawi (1966-1994)
* Mali - Moussa Traoré, President of Mali (1968-1991)
* Mauritania
** President -
**# Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly, President of Mauritania (1979-1980)
**# Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla, President of Mauritania (1980-1984)
** Prime Minister -
**# Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla, Prime Minister of Mauritania (1979-1980)
**# Sid Ahmed Ould Bneijara, Prime Minister of Mauritania (1980-1981)
* Mauritius
** Monarch - Elizabeth II, Queen of Mauritius (1968-1992)
** Governor-General - Dayendranath Burrenchobay, Governor-General of Mauritius (1978-1983)
** Prime Minister - Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, Prime Minister of Mauritius (1968-1982)
* Morocco
** Monarch - Hassan II, King of Morocco (19611999)
** Prime Minister - Maati Bouabid, Prime Minister of Morocco (19791983)
*Mozambique - Samora Machel, President of Mozambique (19751986)
* Nigeria - Shehu Shagari, President of Nigeria (1979-1983)
* Rwanda - Juvénal Habyarimana, President of Rwanda (1973-1994)
* São Tomé and Príncipe - Manuel Pinto da Costa, President of São Tomé and Príncipe (1975-1991)
* Senegal
** President - Léopold Sédar Senghor, President of Senegal (1960-1980)
** Prime Minister - Abdou Diouf, Prime Minister of Senegal (1970-1980)
* Seychelles - France-Albert René, President of Seychelles (1977-2004)
* Somalia - Muhammad Siad Barre, President of Somalia (1969-1991)
* South Africa
** President - Marais Viljoen, State President of South Africa (1979-1984)
** Prime Minister - Pieter Willem Botha, Prime Minister of South Africa (1978-1984)
* Swaziland
** Monarch - Sobhuza II, King of Swaziland (1968-1982)
** Prime Minister - Prince Mabandla Dlamini, Prime Minister of Swaziland (1979-1983)
* Tunisia
** President - Habib Bourguiba, President of Tunisia (1957-1987)
* Togo - Gnassingbé Eyadéma, President of Togo (1967-2005)
* Uganda
**Head of State -
**# Godfrey Binaisa, President of Uganda (1979-1980)
**# Saulo Musoke, Polycarp Nyamuchoncho, Yoweri Hunter Wacha-Olwol, Leaders of the Presidential Commission (1980)
*# Milton Obote, President of Uganda (1980-1985)
**Head of Government -
**# Paulo Muwanga, Chairman of military commission (1980)
**# Otema Alimadi, Prime Minister of Uganda (1980-1985)
* Upper Volta
**President -
**# Sangoulé Lamizana, President of Upper Volta (1966-1980)
**# Saye Zerbo, President of Upper Volta (1980-1982)
**Prime Minister -
**# Joseph Conombo, Prime Minister of Upper Volta (1978-1980)
**# Saye Zerbo, Prime Minister of Upper Volta (1980-1982)
* Zambia
**President - Kenneth Kaunda, President of Zambia (1964-1991)
**Prime Minister - Daniel Lisulo, Prime Minister of Zambia (1978-1981)
* Zimbabwe
**Governor - Christopher Soames, Baron Soames, Governor of Southern Rhodesia (1979-1980)
**President - Canaan Banana, President of Zimbabwe (1980-1987)
**Prime Minister - Robert Mugabe, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe (1980-1987)

Asia

*Afghanistan
**President - Babrak Karmal, President of Afghanistan, (1979-1986)
**Prime Minister - Babrak Karmal, Prime Minister of Afghanistan (1979-1981)
* Bangladesh -
**President - Ziaur Rahman, President of Bangladesh (19771981)
**Prime Minister - Shah Azizur Rahman, Prime Minister of Bangladesh (19791982)
* Brunei - Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei (1967–present)
*People's Republic of China
** "De facto" Head of State - Ye Jianying, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (1978-1983)
** Premier -
**#Hua Guofeng, Premier of the State Council (1976-1980)
**#Zhao Ziyang, Premier of the State Council (1980-1987)
** Head of Communist Party - Hua Guofeng, Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1976-1981)
** "De facto" leader - Deng Xiaoping (late 1970s - early 1990s)
* India -
**President - Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, President of India (1977-1982)
**Prime Minister -
**# Charan Singh, Prime Minister of India (1979-1980)
**# Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India (1980-1984)
*Indonesia - Haji Mohammad Suharto, President of Indonesia (19671998)
*Japan
**Monarch - Showa Emperor, Emperor of Japan (1926-1989)
**Prime Minister -
**#Masayoshi Ohira, Prime Minister of Japan (1978-1980)
**#Zenko Suzuki, Prime Minister of Japan (1980-1982)
* South Korea -
**President -
**# Choi Kyuha, President of the Republic of Korea (1979-1980)
**# Chun Doo-hwan, President of the Republic of Korea (1980-1988)
**Prime Minister -
**# Shin Hyun-hwak, Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea (1979-1980)
**# Pak Choong-hoon, Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea (1980)
**# Nam Duck-woo, Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea (1980-1982)
*Nepal
**Monarch - Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, King of Nepal (1972–2001)
**Prime Minister - Surya Bahadur Thapa, Prime Minister of Nepal (1979-1983)
* Pakistan -
**President - Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, President of Pakistan (1978-1988)
**Head of Government - Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, Chief Martial Law Administrator (1977-1985)
*The Philippines
**President/Prime Minister - Ferdinand Marcos, President of the Philippines (1965-1986); Prime Minister of the Philippines (1978-1981)
* Singapore -
**President - Benjamin Sheares, President of Singapore (1971-1981)
**Prime Minister - Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister of Singapore (1959-1990)
* Taiwan (Republic of China)
** President - Chiang Ching-kuo, President of the Republic of China (1978-1988)
** Premier - Sun Yün-suan, President of the Executive Yuan (1978-1984)
*Thailand -
** King - Rama IX, King of Thailand (1946-present)
**Prime Minister -
**#Kriangsak Chomanan, Prime Minister of Thailand (1977-1980)
**#Prem Tinsulanond, Prime Minister of Thailand (1980-1988)

Australia and Oceania

*Australia
**Monarch - Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia (1952-present)
**Governor-General - Sir Zelman Cowen, Governor-General of Australia (1977-1982)
**Prime Minister - Malcolm Fraser, Prime Minister of Australia (1975-1983)
*Federated States of Micronesia - Tosiwo Nakayama, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (19791987)
*Kiribati - Ieremia Tabai, President of Kiribati (19791982)
*Nauru - Hammer DeRoburt, President of Nauru (1978-1986)
*New Zealand
**Monarch - Elizabeth II, Queen of New Zealand (1952-present)
**Governor-General -
**#Sir Keith Holyoake, Governor-General of New Zealand (1977-1980)
**#Sir David Beattie, Governor-General of New Zealand (1980-1985)
**Prime Minister - Robert Muldoon, Prime Minister of New Zealand (1972-1984)
*Solomon Islands -
**Monarch - Elizabeth II, Queen of the Solomon Islands (1978–present)
**Governor-General - Baddeley Devesi, Governor-General of the Solomon Islands (19781988)
**Prime Minister - Peter Kenilorea, Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands (19781981)
* Tonga
** Monarch - Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, King of Tonga (19652006)
** Prime Minister - Tu'i Pelehake (Fatafehi), Prime Minister of Tonga, (19651991)
* Tuvalu
** Monarch - Elizabeth II, Queen of Tuvalu (1978-present)
** Governor-General - Fiatau Penitala Teo, Governor-General of Tuvalu (1978-1986)
** Prime Minister - Toaripi Lauti, Prime Minister of Tuvalu (1978-1981)
*Vanuatu -
**President - George Kalkoa, President of Vanuatu (19801984)
**Prime Minister - Walter Lini, Prime Minister of Vanuatu (19801991)

Europe

* "'Albania
** Prime Minister Enver Hoxha (1944 - 1985)
** Premier Mehmet Shehu (1954 - 1981)
* Andorra
**Co-Princes -
***Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of France (1974-1981)
***Joan Martí Alanis, Bishop of Urgel (1971-2003)
*Austria -
**President - Rudolf Kirchschläger, President of Austria (19741986)
**Chancellor - Bruno Kreisky, Chancellor of Austria (19701983)
* Belgium -
**Monarch - King Baudouin, King of the Belgians (1951-1993)
**Prime Minister - Wilfried Martens, Prime Minister of Belgium, (1979-1981, 1981-1992)
* Denmark
** Monarch - Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark (1972-present)
** Prime Minister - Anker Jørgensen, Prime Minister of Denmark (1975-1982)
* Finland
** President - Urho Kekkonen (1956-1981)
** Prime Minister - Mauno Koivisto (1968-1970, 1979-1982)
* France -
**President - Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of France (1974-1981)
**Prime Minister - Raymond Barre, Prime Minister of France (1976-1981)
* Federal Republic of Germany -
**President - Karl Carstens, President of the Federal Republic of Germany (1979-1984)
**Chancellor - Helmut Schmidt, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (1974-1982)
* German Democratic Republic -
**Communist Party Leader - Erich Honecker, General Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (1971-1989)
**Head of State - Erich Honecker, Chairman of the Council of State (1976-1989)
**Premier - Willi Stoph, Chairman of the Council of Ministers (1976-1989)
* Hungary -
**Communist Party Leader - János Kádár, General Secretary of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party (1956-1988)
**President - Pal Losonczi, Chairman of the Presidential Council (1967-1987)
**Premier - György Lázár, President of the Council of Ministers (1975-1987)
* Ireland -
**President - Patrick Hillery, President of Ireland (1976-1990)
**Prime Minister - Charles Haughey, Taoiseach (1979-1981)
* Italy
**President - Sandro Pertini, President of the Italian Republic (1978-1985)
**Prime Minister -
**# Francesco Cossiga, Prime Minister of Italy (1979-1980)
**# Arnaldo Forlani, Prime Minister of Italy (1980-1981)
* Liechtenstein
**Prince - Prince Franz Josef II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1938-1989)
**Head of government - Hans Brunhart, Regierungschef (1978-1993)
* Luxembourg
**Monarch - Grand Duke Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1964-2000)
**Prime Minister - Pierre Werner, Prime Minister of Luxembourg (1954-1974, 1979-1984)
* Malta
**President - Anton Buttigieg, President of Malta (1976-1981)
**Prime Minister - Dom Mintoff, Prime Minister of Malta (1971-1984)
* Monaco
**Monarch - Prince Rainier III, Prince of Monaco (1949-2005)
**Head of Government - André Saint-Mleux, Minister of State of Monaco (1972–1981)
* Netherlands
**Monarch -
**#Queen Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands (1948-1980)
**#Queen Beatrix, Queen of the Netherlands (1980-present)
**Prime Minister - Dries van Agt, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1977-1982)
* Norway
**Monarch - King Olav V, King of Norway (1957-1991)
**Prime Minister - Odvar Nordli, Prime Minister of Norway (1976-1981
* Poland
**Communist Party Leader -
**# Edward Gierek, First Secretary of the Central Committee of Polish United Workers' Party (1970-1980)
**# Stanisław Kania, First Secretary of the Central Committee of Polish United Workers' Party (1980-1981)
**Head of State - Council of State, Chairman - Henryk Jabłoński (1972-1985)
**Premier -
**# Piotr Jaroszewicz, President of the Council of Ministers (1970-1980)
**# Edward Babiuch, President of the Council of Ministers (1980)
**# Józef Pińkowski, President of the Council of Ministers (1980-1981)
* Portugal -
**President - António Ramalho Eanes, President of Portugal (1976-1986)
**Prime Minister -
**#Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo, Prime Minister of Portugal (1979-1980)
**#Francisco Sá Carneiro, Prime Minister of Portugal (1980)
**#Diogo Freitas do Amaral, Prime Minister of Portugal (Interim) (1980-1981)
* San Marino
**Captains Regent -
**#Giuseppe Amici and Germano De Biagi (October 1979–March 1980)
**#Pietro Chiaruzzi and Primo Marani (April 1980–September 1980)
**#Giancarlo Berardi and Rossano Zafferani (October 1980–March 1981)
*Spain -
**Monarch - King Juan Carlos I, King of Spain (1975-present)
**Prime Minister - Adolfo Suárez González, Prime Minister of Spain (1976-1981)
* Sweden -
**Monarch - King Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden (1973-present)
**Prime Minister - Thorbjörn Fälldin, Prime Minister of Sweden, (1976-1978, 1979-1982)
*Switzerland -
**Swiss Federal Council - Kurt Furgler, Willy Ritschard, Hans Hürlimann, Georges-André Chevallaz, Fritz Honegger, Pierre Aubert, Leon Schlumpf
* Turkey
** President - Fahri Korutürk, President of Turkey (1973-1980)
** Head of State - Kenan Evren, Head of State, (1980-1982)
** Prime Minister -
**# Süleyman Demirel, Prime Minister of Turkey (1979-1980)
**# Bülend Ulusu, Prime Minister of Turkey (1980-1983)
* United Kingdom -
**Monarch - Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom (1952-present)
**Prime Minister - Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1979-1990)
*Vatican City
** Pope - John Paul II, Bishop of Rome (1978-2005)
** Secretary of State - Agostino Cardinal Casaroli, Cardinal Secretary of State (1979-1990)

Middle East

* Egypt -
**President - Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt (1970-1981)
**Prime Minister -
**# Mustafa Khalil, Prime Minister of Egypt (1978-1980)
**# Anwar Sadat, Prime Minister of Egypt (1980-1981)
* Iran -
**President

* Israel -
**President - Yitzhak Navon, President of Israel (1978-1983)
**Prime Minister - Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel (1977-1983)
* Oman - Qaboos Bin Said, Sultan of Oman (1970-)
* People's Democratic Republic of Yemen
** President -
**# Abdul Fattah Ismail, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Council (1978-1980)
**# Ali Nasir Mohammed, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Council (1980-1986)
** Prime Minister - Haidar Abu Bakr al-Attas, Prime Minister of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (1971-1986)
* Yemen Arab Republic
** President - Ali Abdullah Saleh, President of the Yemen Arab Republic (1978-1990)
** Prime Minister -
**# Abdul Aziz Abdul Ghani, Prime Minister of the Yemen Arab Republic (1975-1980)
**# Abdul Karim al-Iryani, Prime Minister of the Yemen Arab Republic (1980-1983)

North America and the Caribbean

*Bahamas -
**Monarch - Elizabeth II, Queen of the Bahamas (1973–present)
**Governor-General - Gerald Cash, Governor-General of the Bahamas (19791988)
**Prime Minister - Lynden Pindling, Prime Minister of the Bahamas (19731992)
*Barbados -
**Monarch - Elizabeth II, Queen of Barbados (1966–present)
**Governor-General - Deighton Lisle Ward, Governor-General of Barbados (19761984)
**Prime Minister - John Michael Geoffrey Manningham Adams, Prime Minister of Barbados (19761985)
*Canada
**Monarch - Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada (1952-present)
**Governor General - Edward Schreyer, Governor General of Canada (1979-1984)
**Prime Minister -
**# Joe Clark, Prime Minister of Canada (1979-1980)
**# Pierre Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada (1980-1984)
*Costa Rica - Rodrigo Carazo Odio, President of Costa Rica (19781982)
* Cuba - Fidel Castro, President of Cuba (1976-2008)
*Dominica -
**President -
**#Fred Degazon, President of Dominica (19791980)
**#Aurelius Marie, President of Dominica (19801983)
**Prime Minister -
**#Oliver Seraphin, Prime Minister of Dominica (19791980)
**#Eugenia Charles, Prime Minister of Dominica (19801995)
*Dominican Republic - Antonio Guzmán Fernández, President of the Dominican Republic (19781982)
* El Salvador - Revolutionary Government Junta (1979–1982)
*Trinidad and Tobago
**President - Ellis Clarke, President of Trinidad and Tobago (1976-1987)
**Prime Minister - Eric Williams, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (1956-1981)
* United States - Jimmy Carter, President of the United States (1977-1981)

outh America

* Argentina - Jorge Rafael Videla, President of Argentina (1976-1981)
* Bolivia -
*#Lidia Gueiler Tejada, President of Bolivia (1979-1980)
*#Luis García Meza Tejada, President of Bolivia (1980-1981)
* Brazil - João Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo, President of Brazil (1979-1985)
* Chile - Augusto Pinochet, President of Chile (1973-1990)
* Colombia - Julio César Turbay Ayala, President of Colombia (1978-1982)
* Ecuador - Jaime Roldós Aguilera, President of Ecuador (1979-1981)
* Guyana -
**President -
*#Arthur Chung, President of Guyana (1970-1980)
*#Forbes Burnham, President of Guyana (1980-1985)
**Prime Minister -
*#Forbes Burnham, Prime Minister of Guyana (1966-1980)
*#Ptolemy Reid, Prime Minister of Guyana (1980-1984)
* Paraguay - Alfredo Stroessner, President of Paraguay (1954-1989)
* Peru -
*#Francisco Morales Bermúdez, President of Peru (1975-1980)
*#Fernando Belaúnde Terry, President of Peru (1980-1985)
* Suriname -
**President -
*#Johan Ferrier, President of Suriname (1975-1980)
*#Hendrick Chin A Sen, President of Suriname (1980-1982)
**Prime Minister -
*#Henck Arron, Prime Minister of Suriname (1975-1980)
*#Hendrick Chin A Sen, Prime Minister of Suriname (1980-1982)
* Uruguay - Aparicio Méndez, President of Uruguay (1976-1981)
* Venezuela - Luis Herrera Campins, President of Venezuela (1979-1984)


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