President of North Macedonia
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)
since 12 May 2019
|Term length||Five years|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of North Macedonia|
|Formation||16 April 1991|
|First holder||Kiro Gligorov|
|Salary||17,250 USD annually|
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.
List of presidentsEdit
Republic of MacedoniaEdit
LPM DA VMRO–DPMNE SDSM Independent
|Term of office||Political Party||Election|
|Took office||Left office||Time in office|
|18 September 1991||4 October 1995||4 years, 16 days||SDSM||1994|
|4 October 1995||17 November 1995||44 days||LPM||—|
|17 November 1995||19 November 1999||4 years, 2 days||SDSM||—|
|19 November 1999||15 December 1999||26 days||DA||—|
(Died in plane crash)
|15 December 1999||26 February 2004 †||4 years, 73 days||Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization – Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity||1999|
|26 February 2004||12 May 2004||76 days||SDSM||—|
|12 May 2004||12 May 2009||5 years, 0 days||SDSM||2004|
|12 May 2009||12 May 2019||10 years, 0 days||Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization – Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity||2009|
|12 May 2019||Incumbent||4 years, 3 days||SDSM||2019|
- ↑ "www.dnevnik.com.mk". Archived from the original on September 28, 2011.
- ↑ "Infographic: What are the Monthly Salaries of Presidents in the Region". Sarajevo Times. 25 February 2018.
- ↑ Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia, Article 80.