President of Republika Srpska

position

The President of Republika Srpska is the highest executive authority in Republika Srpska, an entity in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

President of Republika Srpska
Предсједник Републике Српске
Flag of the President of Republika Srpska.svg
Standard of the President of the Republic of Srpska
Milorad Dodik (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Milorad Dodik

since 16 November 2022
ResidencePalace of the Republic, Banja Luka
AppointerDirect popular vote
Term length4 years, renewable once
Inaugural holderRadovan Karadžić
Formation7 April 1992
DeputyVice President of Republika Srpska
Websitehttp://www.predsjednikrs.net/

It is one of the executive authorities. The president of Republika Srpska is directly elected for a term of four years.

ListEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Party
1   Radovan Karadžić
(1945–)
7 April 1992 19 July 1996 SDS
2   Biljana Plavšić
(1930–)
19 July 1996 4 November 1998 SDS
(until 1997)
SNS
(from 1997)
3   Nikola Poplašen
(1951–)
4 November 1998 2 September 1999[a] SRS RS
  Petar Đokić
(1961–)
Acting President
2 September 1999 26 January 2000 SP
4   Mirko Šarović
(1956–)
26 January 2000[b] 28 November 2002 SDS
5   Dragan Čavić
(1958–)
28 November 2002 9 November 2006 SDS
6   Milan Jelić
(1956–2007)
9 November 2006 30 September 2007
(died in office[1])
SNSD
  Igor Radojičić
(1966–)
Acting President
30 September 2007 9 December 2007 SNSD
7   Rajko Kuzmanović
(1931–)
9 December 2007 15 November 2010 SNSD
8   Milorad Dodik
(1959–)
15 November 2010 19 November 2018 SNSD
9   Željka Cvijanović
(1967–)
19 November 2018 16 November 2022 SNSD
10   Milorad Dodik
(1959–)
16 November 2022 Incumbent SNSD

NotesEdit

  1. Removed by High Representative on 5 March 1999; removal enforced on 2 September 1999.
  2. Not recognized as President by High Representative until 16 December 2000.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Preminuo predsednik RS Milan Jelić" (in Serbian). B92. 30 September 2007. Retrieved 21 October 2018.