President of Belarus

head of state of Belarus

The president of the Republic of Belarus (Belarusian: Прэзідэнт Рэспублікі Беларусь, Russian: Президент Республики Беларусь) is the head of state of Belarus. The office was created in 1994. A president is chosen by other Belarusians every five years in a national vote. Alexander Lukashenko is the only person who has been president.

President of
the Republic of Belarus
Прэзідэнт Рэспублікі Беларусь
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Alexander Lukashenko

since 20 July 1994
StyleMr. President
His Excellency
ResidenceIndependence Palace, Minsk
Presidential Residence, Minsk
AppointerPopular vote
Term lengthFive years
renewable optional
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Belarus
Formation20 July 1994
First holderAlexander Lukashenko
Salary~25,000 annual[1]
Website(in Belarusian)
(in Russian)
(in English)

List of presidents of Belarus (1991–present)Edit

# President
Took office Left office Party
1 Stanislav Shushkevich1934-2022 1991 1994 Communist
2 Myechyslaw Hryb(born 1938) 1994 20 Jul 1994 Non-partisan
3   Alexander Lukashenko
(born 1954)
20 July 1994 Incumbent Independent/Non-partisan


  1. "Lukashenko Earns $31,242". 22 November 2010.