Ronald Venetiaan

President of Suriname

Ronald Runaldo Venetiaan (born June 18, 1935) is a Surinamese politician and mathematician. He served as the 6th and 8th President of Suriname. His first term as president ran from 1991 to 1996. In 2005 he was re-elected to serve a third term as president and sworn in on August 12, 2005.[1]

Ronald Venetiaan

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6th President of Suriname
In office
12 August 2000 – 12 August 2010
Vice PresidentJules Ajodhia
Ram Sardjoe
Preceded byJules Wijdenbosch
Succeeded byDési Bouterse
In office
16 September 1991 – 15 September 1996
Vice PresidentJules Ajodhia
Preceded byJohan Kraag
Succeeded byJules Wijdenbosch
Personal details
Born (1935-06-18) 18 June 1935 (age 87)
Paramaribo, Surinam
Political partyNational Party
Spouse(s)Liesbeth Vanenburg


  1. (in Dutch) "Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname". Archived from the original on 2006-11-02. Retrieved 2006-11-02.

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