President of North Macedonia

position

The president of the Republic of North Macedonia (Macedonian: Претседател на Република Северна Македонија; is the head of state of North Macedonia. The presidency of the modern North Macedonia state began after the Macedonian declaration of independence on 8 September 1991.

President of the Republic of North Macedonia
Претседател на Република Северна Македонија (Macedonian)
Presidenti i Republikës së Maqedonisë së Veriut (Albanian)
Coat of arms of the President of North Macedonia.svg
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Incumbent
Stevo Pendarovski

since 12 May 2019
ResidenceVilla Vodno[1]
AppointerDirect election
Term lengthFive years
renewable once
Constituting instrumentConstitution of North Macedonia
Formation16 April 1991
First holderKiro Gligorov
Salary17,250 USD annually[2]
Websitepretsedatel.mk

Its first president was Kiro Gligorov, the oldest president in the world until his resignation in 1999.

North Macedonia's presidency is largely a ceremonial post and the prime minister of North Macedonia is the country's main political figure.

The president must be a citizen of North Macedonia, be over 40 years of age and have lived in North Macedonia for at least ten of the last fifteen years.[3]

List of presidentsEdit

Republic of MacedoniaEdit

Parties

  LPM   DA   VMRO–DPMNE   SDSM   Independent

Status
  Acting president
No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of office Political Party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
1Kiro Gligorov
(1917–2012)
18 September 19914 October 19954 years, 16 daysSDSM1994
Stojan Andov
(born 1935)
Acting
4 October 199517 November 199544 daysLPM
(1)Kiro Gligorov
(1917–2012)
17 November 199519 November 19994 years, 2 daysSDSM
Savo Klimovski
(born 1947)
Acting
19 November 199915 December 199926 daysDA
2Boris Trajkovski
(1956–2004)
(Died in plane crash)
15 December 199926 February 2004 †4 years, 73 daysVMRO–DPMNE1999
Ljupčo Jordanovski
(1953–2010)
Acting
26 February 200412 May 200476 daysSDSM
3Branko Crvenkovski
(born 1962)
12 May 200412 May 20095 years, 0 daysSDSM2004
4Gjorge Ivanov
(born 1960)
12 May 2009February 201910 years, 0 daysVMRO–DPMNE2009
2014
Parties

  LPM   DA   VMRO–DPMNE   SDSM   Independent

Status
  Acting president
No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of office Political Party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
4Gjorge Ivanov
(born 1960)
February 201912 May 201910 years, 0 daysVMRO–DPMNE2009
2014
5Stevo Pendarovski
(born 1963)
12 May 2019Incumbent3 years, 32 daysSDSM2019

ReferencesEdit

  1. "www.dnevnik.com.mk". Archived from the original on September 28, 2011.
  2. "Infographic: What are the Monthly Salaries of Presidents in the Region". Sarajevo Times. 25 February 2018.
  3. Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia, Article 80.