List of the main local rulers

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This page lists the main local rulers: rulers of dependencies and of the main administrative divisions (autonomous regions, insular or peninsular regions, successors of historical regions or regions with strong identity, regions in the news, etc.)

For national rulers, i.e. heads of state and heads of government (and, in certain cases, de facto leaders not occupying either of those formal positions or prime ministers who are not heads of government...) of the 194 states usually recognized like that (192 UN members + Vatican City + Taiwan), of 10 other national entities (quasi and unrecognized states), and of 7 in exile and/or alternative governments (only in exile governments that exercised power or succeeded governments that exercised power) :

Dependencies[change | change source]

Dependency Status Name Since
 Åland Governor Peter Lindbäck 1 Apr 1999
Lantråd Viveka Eriksson 26 Nov 2007
 American Samoa Governor Togiola Tulafono [1] 26 Mar 2003
Anguilla Anguilla Governor Andrew George 10 Jul 2006
Chief minister Osbourne Fleming 6 Mar 2000
Aruba Aruba Governor Fredis Refunjol 11 May 2004
Prime minister Nelson Oduber [2] 30 Oct 2001
 Bermuda Governor Sir Richard Gozney 12 Dec 2007
Premier Ewart Brown 30 Oct 2006
British Indian Ocean Territory British Indian Ocean Territory Commissioner Leigh Turner Jul 2006
Administrator Tony Humphries Feb 2005
United Kingdom British Sovereign Base Areas [3] Administrator Richard Lacey 26 Apr 2006
British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Governor David Pearey Jul 2006
Premier Ralph O'Neal [4] 23 Aug 2007
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Governor Stuart Jack 23 Nov 2005
Leader of government business Kurt Tibbetts [5] 23 Aug 2007
Australia Christmas Island Administrator Neil Lucas 30 Jan 2006
Australia Cocos Islands Administrator Neil Lucas 30 Jan 2006
Cook Islands Cook Islands High commissioner John Bryan 2005
Queen's Representative Sir Fred Goodwin 9 Feb 2001
Prime minister Jim Marurai 14 Dec 2004
Faroe Islands Faeroe Islands High commissioner Søren Christensen 1 Aug 2005
Prime minister Jóannes Eidesgaard 3 Feb 2004
Falkland Islands Falkland Islands Governor Nigel Haywood 16 Oct 2010
French Polynesia French Polynesia High commissioner Anne Boquet 10 Sep 2005
President Oscar Temaru [6] 13 Sep 2007
French Southern and Antarctic Lands French Southern and Antarctic Lands Administrator-superior Éric Pilloton 10 Apr 2007
Gibraltar Gibraltar Governor Sir Robert Fulton 27 Sep 2006
Chief minister Peter Caruana 17 May 1996
 Greenland High commissioner Søren Hald Møller 1 Apr 2005
Prime minister Hans Enoksen 14 Dec 2002
 Guam Governor Felix Camacho 6 Jan 2003
Guernsey Guernsey Lieutenant governor Sir Fabian Malbon 18 Oct 2005
Bailiff Geoffrey Rowland 16 Jun 2005
Chief minister Mike Torode 5 Mar 2007
Hong Kong Hong Kong Chief executive Donald Tsang [7] 24 Jun 2005
Isle of Man Isle of Man Lieutenant governor Sir Paul Haddacks 17 Oct 2005
Chief minister Tony Brown 14 Dec 2006
Norway Jan Mayen Administrator [8] Åshild Hauan 1 Jan 1995
Jersey Jersey Lieutenant governor Andrew Ridgway 14 Jun 2006
Bailiff Sir Philip Bailhache Feb 1995
Chief minister Frank Walker 5 Dec 2005
Macau Macau Chief executive Edmund Ho 20 dec 1999
France Mayotte Prefect Vincent Bouvier 1 Feb 2007
President of the General Council Said Omar Oili 2 Apr 2004
Montserrat Montserrat Governor Peter Waterworth 27 Jul 2007
Chief minister Lowell Lewis 2 Jun 2006
 Netherlands Antilles Governor Frits Goedgedrag 1 Jul 2002
Chief minister Emily de Jongh-Elhage 26 Mar 2006
France New Caledonia High commissioner Yves Dassonville 9 Nov 2007
President of the Government Harold Martin 7 Aug 2007
Niue Niue High commissioner Anton Ojala Feb 2006
Premier Young Vivian [9] 1 May 2002
Norfolk Island Norfolk Island Administrator Owen Walsh (acting) 8 Aug 2007
Chief minister Andre Neville Nobbs 28 Mar 2007
 Northern Mariana Islands Governor Benigno R. Fitial [10] 9 Jan 2006
Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Island Governor [11] George Fergusson 2 May 2006
Mayor Jay Warren [12] 1 Jan 2005
 Puerto Rico Governor Aníbal Acevedo Vilá 2 Jan 2005
France Saint-Barthélemy Prefect [13] Dominique Lacroix 21 Mar 2007
President of the Territorial Council Bruno Magras [14] 15 Jul 2007
Saint Helena Saint Helena Governor Andrew Gurr 11 Nov 2007
France Saint-Martin Prefect [15] Dominique Lacroix 21 Mar 2007
President of the Territorial Council Louis Constant Fleming 15 Jul 2007
France Saint-Pierre and Miquelon Prefect Yves Fauqueur 28 Aug 2006
President of the Territorial Council Stéphane Artano 31 Mar 2006
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Commissioner [16] Nigel Haywood 16 Oct 2010
Norway Svalbard Governor Per Sefland 1 Oct 2005
New Zealand Tokelau Administrator David Payton 17 Oct 2006
Head of government Kuresa Nasau [17] Feb 2007
 Turks and Caicos Islands Governor Richard Tauwhare 11 Jul 2005
Premier Michael Misick [18] 15 Aug 2003
 U.S. Virgin Islands Governor John deJongh 1 Jan 2007
Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna Administrator-superior Richard Didier 14 aug 2006

Autonomous regions and particular administrative divisions - A-L[change | change source]

Division Status Name Since
Abu Dhabi (emirate) Abu Dhabi Ruler Sheikh Khalifa ibn Zaid Al Nahayan 2 Nov 2004
Indonesia Aceh Governor Irwandi Yusuf 8 Feb 2007
Adygea Adygeya President Aslan Tkhakushinov 13 Jan 2007
Prime minister Vladimir Samozhenkov [19] 15 Jan 2007
Adjara Adjara Chairman of the Supreme Council Mikheil Makharadze 20 Jul 2004
Premier ministre Levan Varshalomidze [20] 20 Jul 2004
Ajman Ajman Ruler Sheikh Humayd ibn Rashid Al Nuaimi 6 sep 1981
Alaska Alaska Governor Sean Parnell 4 Dec 2006
Altai Republic Altai Republic Head of the Republic Aleksandr Berdnikov 20 Jan 2006
Bandera de Andalucía.svg Andalusia President of the Junta Manuel Chaves González 27 Jul 1990
Flag of Anjouan.svg Anjouan President Mohamed Bacar [21] 30 Jun 2007
Aosta Valley Aosta Valley President Luciano Caveri 4 Jul 2005
Arizona Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano 6 Jan 2003
Byzantine Empire Athos Spiritual leader Vartholomaios I [22] 2 Oct 1991
Azores Azores Representative of the Republic José António Mesquita 30 Mar 2006
President of the Government Carlos César 9 Nov 1996
Balearic Islands Balearic Islands President of the Government Francesc Antich i Oliver [23] 6 Jul 2007
Indonesia Bali Governor Dewa Beratha 1998
Antigua and Barbuda Barbuda Chairman of the Barbuda Council Fabian Jones [24] 9 Jan 2008
Bashkortostan Bashkortostan President Murtaza Rakhimov [25] 7 Apr 1990
Prime minister Rafael Baidavletov 12 Jan 1999
Basque Country (autonomous community) Basque Country President of the Lehendakaris Juan José Ibarretxe 2 Jan 1999
Bavaria Bavaria Minister-president Günther Beckstein 9 Octobre 2007
Flag of Beni.svg Beni Governor Ernesto Suárez 2006
Autonomous Region of Bougainville Bougainville President Joseph Kabui 15 Jun 2005
Bosnia and Herzegovina Brcko International supervisor Raffi Gregorian (U.S.) 1 Oct 2006
Mayor Mirsad Djapo 8 Dec 2004
Flag Belgium brussels.svg Brussels-Capital Governor Véronique Paulus de Châtelet 22 Dec 1998
Minister-president Charles Picqué [26] 19 Jul 2004
Flag of Buganda.svg Buganda kingdom King Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II 24 Jul 1993
Prime minister Emmanuel Ssendaula (interim) 13 Feb 2007
Buryatia Buryatia President Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn 10 Jul 2007
Angola Cabinda Governor José Anibal Rochas Apr 2002
California California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger 17 Nov 2003
Canary Islands Canary Islands President of the Government Paulino Rivero Baute 13 Jul 2007
Namibia Caprivi Governor Bernard Sibalatani 2003 ?
Catalonia Catalonia President of the Generalitat José Montilla Aguilera 28 Nov 2006
Ceuta Ceuta President Juan Jesús Vivas Lara 7 Feb 2001
New Zealand Chatham Islands Mayor Pat Smith 2004 ?
Chechnya Chechnya President Ramzan Kadyrov [27] 15 Feb 2007
Prime minister Odes Baisultanov 10 Apr 2007
Chukotka Autonomous Okrug Chukotka Governor Roman Abramovich 17 Jan 2001
Chuvashia Chuvashia President Nikolay Fyodorov 21 Jan 1994
Prime minister Sergey Gaplikov [28] 23 Apr 2004
Cornwall Cornwall Chairman of the County Council Doris Martyna Ansari 2005
Leader of the County Council David Whalley 2005
Corsica Corsica President of the Corsican Assembly Camille de Rocca-Serra 1 Apr 2004
President of the Executive Council Ange Santini 4 Apr 2004
Greece Crete Secretary-general Serafeim Tsokas 7 Apr 2004
Crimea Crimea President Anatoliy Hrytsenko [29] 12 May 2006
Prime minister Viktor Plakida 2 Jun 2006
Dagestan Dagestan President Mukhu Aliyev 20 Feb 2006
Prime minister Shamil Zaynalov 6 Mar 2006
Sudan Darfur President of the TDRA Minni Minnawi 2007
Dubai Dubai Ruler Sheikh Muhammad ibn Rashid Al Maktum 4 Jan 2006
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Federation of Bosnia and Hercegovina President Borjana Kristo 22 Feb 2007
Prime minister Nedzad Brankovic [30] 30 Mar 2007
Flanders Flanders Minister-president Kris Peeters 28 Jun 2007
Florida Florida Governor Charlie Crist 2 Jan 2007
France French Guiana Prefect Jean-Pierre Laflaquière 28 Aug 2006
President of the of the Regional Council Antoine Karam 29 Mar 1992
President of the General Council Pierre Désert 4 Apr 2004
 Italy Friuli-Venezia Giulia President Riccardo Illy 16 Jun 2003
Fujairah Fujairah Ruler Sheikh Hamad ibn Muhammad ash-Sharqi 18 Sep 1974
Wallis and Futuna Futuna Ruler Soane Patita Maituku 21 Nov 2002
Prime minister Lukano Mataele 2006 ?
Flag of Gagauzia.svg Gagauzia President Mihail Formuzal 29 Dec 2006
Galápagos Islands Galápagos Governor Galo Salomón Herrera Estrella 18 Jan 2007
Galicia (Spain) Galicia President of the Xunta Emilio Pérez Touriño 2 Aug 2005
Tajikistan Gorno-Badakshan Chairman of the administration Kodir Kosimov [31] 25 Nov 2006
Sweden Gotland Governor Marianne Samuelsson 2004
Flag of Grande Comore.svg Grande Comore President Mohamed Abdoulwahab 30 Jun 2007
France Guadeloupe Prefect Emmanuel Berthier 5 Nov 2007
President of the of the Regional Council Victorin Lurel 2 Apr 2004
President of the General Council Jacques Gillot 23 Mar 2001
People's Republic of China Guangxi Chairman of the government Lu Bing [32] 1 Apr 2003
People's Republic of China Hainan Governor Wei Liucheng 22 Oct 2003
Turkey Hatay Governor Abdülkadir Sarı 2003
Hawaii Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle 2 Dec 2002
Hiiumaa lipp.svg Hiiumaa Governor Hannes Maasel 2004
Flag of Japan.svg Hokkaido Governor Harumi Takahashi 23 Apr 2003
Flag of Ingushetia.svg Ingushetia President Murat Zyazikov 23 May 2002
Prime minister Ibragim Malsagov 30 Jun 2005
People's Republic of China Inner Mongolia Chairman of the government Yang Jing [33] 3 Apr 2003
Jammu-Kashmir-flag.svg Indian Occupied Kashmir Governor S.K. Sinha 4 Jun 2003
Prime minister Ghulam Nabi Azad 2 Nov 2005
Flag of Jejudo.svg Jeju-do Governor Kim Tae-hwan Jun 2004
Flag of the Jewish Autonomous Oblast.svg Jewish Autonomous Oblast Head of the administration Nikolay Volkov 14 Dec 1991
Kabardino-Balkaria Kabardino-Balkariya President Arsen Kanokov 28 Sep 2005
Prime minister Andrey Yarin 22 Jun 2006
Flag of Kaliningrad Oblast.png Kaliningrad Head of the administration Georgy Boos 28 Sep 2005
Kalmykia Kalmykia Head of the Republic Kirsan Ilyumzhinov 23 Apr 1993
Prime minister Vladimir Sengleyev [34] 5 Dec 2007
Flag of Kamchatka Oblast.svg Kamchatka Krai Governor Aleksey Kuzmitsky [35] 2 Jul 2007
Flag of Karachay-Cherkessia.svg Karachayevo-Cherkessia President Mustafa Batdyev 4 Sep 2003
Prime minister Alik Kardanov [36] 19 Jan 2005
Flag of Karakalpakstan.svg Karakalpakstan Chairman of parliament Musa Erniyazov 3 May 2002
Prime minister Bakhodir Yangiboyev 3 Mar 2006
Flag of Karelia.svg Karelia Head of the Republic Sergey Katanandov [37] 17 May 1998
Prime minister Pavel Chernov 1 Jan 2003
Flag of Khakassia.svg Khakassia President Aleksey Lebed 9 Jan 1997
Flag of Komi.svg Komi Republic Head of the Republic Vladimir Torlopov 15 Jan 2002
Iraqi Kurdistan Kurdistan (autonomous region) President Massoud Barzani [38] 14 Jun 2005
Prime minister Nechirvan Barzani [39] Jun 2005

Autonomous regions and particular administrative divisions - M-Z[change | change source]

Division Status Name Since
Madeira Islands Madeira Representative of the Republic Monteiro Diniz [40] 7 Oct 1997
President of the Government Alberto João Jardim 17 Mar 1978
Flag of Mari El.svg Mari El President Leonid Markelov 14 Jan 2001
France Martinique Prefect Ange Mancini 2 Aug 2007
President of the of the Regional Council Alfred Marie-Jeanne 20 Mar 1998
President of the General Council Claude Lise Apr 1992
Melilla Melilla President Juan José Imbroda Ortiz 19 Jul 2000
Philippines Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao President Zaldy Ampatuan 30 Sep 2005
Flag of Mohéli (official).svg Mohéli President Mohamed Ali Said 1 Jul 2007
Flag of Mordovia.svg Mordovia Head of the Republic Nikolay Merkushkin [41] 24 Jan 1995
Prime minister Vladimir Volkov Oct 1995
Mustang flag.svg Mustang King 'Jigs-med-rdo-rje-dgra-'dul 1964
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Nakhichevan Chairman of the Parliament Vasif Yusuf ogly Talybov 2 Jul 1993
Chairman of the Council of Ministers Alovsat Gazanfar ogly Bakhshiev 2000
Flag of Nenets Autonomous District.svg Nenets Autonomous Okrug Governor Valery Potapenko [42] 2 Jun 2006
Flag of Nevis.svg Nevis Deputy governor-general Eustace John 1992
Premier Joseph Parry 11 Jul 2006
Flag of New York.svg New York Governor David Paterson 17 Mar 2008
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Ningxia Chairman of the government Ma Qizhi [43] Dec 1997
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Nord-Kivu Governor Julien Paluku Kahongya 24 Feb 2007
Flag of Nicaragua.svg North Atlantic
Autonomous Region
Governor Reynaldo Francis Watson 4 May 2006
Ulster banner.svg Northern Ireland First minister Ian Paisley 8 May 2007
Flag of North Ossetia.svg North Ossetia-Alania Head of the Republic Taimuraz Mamsurov 7 Jun 2005
Prime minister Nikolay Khlyntsov 6 Sep 2006
Nunavut Nunavut Commissionner Ann Meekitjuk Hanson 21 Apr 2005
Prime minister Paul Okalik 1 Apr 1999
Okinawa Prefecture Okinawa Governor Hirokazu Nakaima 10 Dec 2006
Flag of Pando.svg Pando Governor Leopoldo Fernández 2006
São Tomé and Príncipe Príncipe President of the Regional Government José Cassandra 5 Oct 2006
Quebec Quebec Lieutenant governor Pierre Duchesne 7 Jun 2007
Premier Jean Charest 29 Apr 2003
Ras al-Khaimah Ras al-Khaimah Ruler Sheikh Saqr ibn Muhammad al-Qasimi Feb 1948
Sheikh Saud ibn Saqr al-Qasimi (de facto ruler) 14 Jun 2003
Serbia Republika Srpska President Rajko Kuzmanovic 28 Dec 2007
Prime minister Milorad Dodik [44] 28 Feb 2006
France Réunion Prefect Pierre-Henry Maccioni 28 Aug 2006
President of the of the Regional Council Paul Vergès 23 Mar 1998
President of the General Council Nassimah Dindar 1 Apr 2004
Flag of Rodrigues.gif Rodrigues Chief commissioner Johnson Roussety 4 Aug 2006
Chief executive Jean-Claude Pierre-Louis 24 Oct 2004
Saaremaa lipp.svg Saaremaa Governor Toomas Kasemaa 24 Jul 2006
Flag of Sabah.svg Sabah Governor Ahmadshah Abdullah 1 Jan 2003
Chief minister Musa Aman 27 Mar 2003
Flag of Sakha.svg Sakha President Vyacheslav Shtyrov 27 Jan 2002
Prime minister Yegor Borisov 6 Feb 2003
Flag of Sakhalin Oblast.svg Sakhalin Governor Aleksandr Khoroshavin [45] 7 Aug 2007
Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina San Andrés y Providencia Governor Pedro Gallardo Forbes 1 Jan 2008
Bandera de la Provincia de Santa Cruz.svg Santa Cruz Governor Rubén Costas Aguilera 2006
Flag of Sarawak.svg Sarawak Governor Abang Muhammad Salahuddin 4 Dec 2000
Chief minister Abdul Taib Mahmud 26 Mar 1981
Sardinia Sardinia President Renato Soru 26 Jun 2004
Scotland Scotland First minister Alex Salmond 17 May 2007
Sharjah (emirate) Sharjah Ruler Sheikh Sultan ibn Muhammad al-Qasimi [46] 23 Jun 1987
Sicily Sicily President Salvatore Cuffaro 11 Jul 2001
India Sikkim Governor Sudarshan Agarwal 25 Oct 2007
Prime minister Pawan Chamling 12 Dec 1994
Nicaragua South Atlantic Autonomous Region Governor Paulo Santos Avendaño Zapata 4 May 2006
Southern Sudan Southern Sudan President of the Government Salva Kiir 11 Aug 2005
Flag of Tarija.svg Tarija Governor Mario Cossío 2006
Tasmania Tasmania Governor William Cox [47] 15 Dec 2004
Premier Paul Lennon [48] 23 Feb 2004
Flag of Tatarstan.svg Tatarstan President Mintimer Shaimiyev [49] 11 Apr 1990
Prime minister Rustam Minnikhanov 10 Jul 1998
Texas Texas Governor Rick Perry 21 Dec 2000
People's Republic of China Tibet Autonomous Region Chairman of the government Jampa Phuntsok 16 May 2003
Bandera de la Provincia de Tierra del Fuego.svg Tierra del Fuego Governor Fabiana Ríos 17 Dec 2007
Trinidad and Tobago Tobago Chief secretary of the House of Assembly Orville London 1 Feb 2001
Flag of Trentino-South Tyrol.svg Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol President Lorenzo Dellai 23 May 2006
Flag of Tuva.svg Tuva Chairman of the government Sholban Kara-ool 6 Apr 2007
Flag of Udmurtia.svg Udmurtia President Aleksandr Volkov [50] 19 Apr 1995
Prime minister Yury Pitkevich [51] Oct 2000
Umm al-Quwain Umm al-Quwain Ruler Sheikh Rashid ibn Ahmad Al Mu`alla 21 feb 1981
Flag of Vojvodina.svg Vojvodina President of the Assembly Bojan Kostres 30 Oct 2004
Chairman of the Executive Council Bojan Pajtic 30 Oct 2004
Wales Wales First minister Rhodri Morgan [52] 9 feb 2000
Wallonia Wallonia Minister-president Rudy Demotte 20 Jul 2007
People's Republic of China Xinjiang Governor Ismail Tiliwaldi Jan 2003
Indonesia Yogyakarta Governor Hamengku Buwono X 7 Mar 1989
Flag of Zanzibar.svg Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein 3 November 2010

Uncertain status autonomous regions[change | change source]

Region Status Name Since
Azad Kashmir Azad Kashmir President Raja Zulqarnain Khan 25 Aug 2006
Prime minister Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan 24 Jul 2006
Somalia Galmudug President Mohamed Warsame Ali "Kiimiko" 14 Aug 2006
Flag maakhir.png Maakhir President Jibrell Ali Salad 1 Jul 2007
Somalia Puntland President Abdirahman Mohamed Farole 8 Jan 2009

Autonomous subdivisions, etc.[change | change source]

Subdivision Status Name Since
Alderney Alderney President of the States of Alderney Sir Norman Browse 19 Jan 2002
Wallis and Futuna Alo Ruler Soane Patita Maituku 21 Nov 2002
Prime minister Lukano Mataele 2006 ?
Saint Helena Ascension Administrator Michael Hill Sep 2005
Flag of Trentino-South Tyrol.svg Bolzano-Bozen autonomous province President Luis Durnwalder 17 Mar 1989
Bonaire Bonaire Administrator Herbert Filomeno Domacassé 2 Dec 2003
Denmark Bornhom Mayor Bjarne Kristiansen 1 Jan 2006
Sark Brechou Tenant Sir David Barclay 1993
Curaçao Curaçao Administrator Lizanne Richards-Dindial 2000
Herm Herm Tenants Adrian Heyworth 1998
Pennie Heyworth 1998
Guernsey Jethou Seigneur Sir Peter Ogden 1994
Saba Saba Administrator Sydney A.E. Sorton [53] 1 Apr 2006
Sark Sark Seigneur Sir Michael Beaumont 14 Jul 1974
Wallis and Futuna Sigave Ruler Visesio Moeliku 10 Mar 2004
Prime minister Lusiano Soko 2006 ?
Sint Eustatius Sint Eustatius Administrator Hyden C.I. Gittens 1 Jan 2004
Sint Maarten Sint Maarten Administrator Franklyn E. Richards 22 Sep 2000
Leader of the Government Sarah Wescott-Williams 1 Jul 1999
Flag of Trentino-South Tyrol.svg Trento autonomous province President Lorenzo Dellai 24 Feb 1999
Saint Helena Tristan da Cunha Chief islander Conrad Glass Mar 2007
Administrator David Morley 30 sep 2007
Wallis and Futuna `Uvea (Wallis) Ruler (vacant) 7 May 2007
Prime minister Kapeliele Faupala 2 Mar 2004
Clovis Logologofolau [54] 15 Jun 2005
Flag of Val d'Aran.png Val d'Aran Syndic Francesc Xavier Boya i Alós 18 Jun 2007

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Acting to 7 Apr 2003.
  2. Previously prime minister from 9 Feb 1989 to 29 Jul 1994
  3. Akrotiri and Dhekelia.
  4. Previously chief minister from 15 May 1995 to 17 Jun 2003.
  5. Previously from 21 Nov 2000 to 8 Nov 2001.
  6. Previously from 14 Jun to 23 Oct 2004 and from 3 Mar 2005 to 26 Dec 2006.
  7. Previously acting chief executive from 12 Mar to 1 Jun 2005.
  8. Since 1 Jan 1995, Jan Mayen is administered by the governor of Nordland county.
  9. Previously from 12 Dec 1992 to 9 Mar 1993.
  10. From 4 Oct to 23 Dec 2006, Timothy P. Villagomez is acting for Fitial.
  11. The British high commissioner to New Zealand.
  12. Previously chief magistrate from 1 Jan 1991 to 31 Dec 1999.
  13. Delegated to the prefect of Guadeloupe, who from 9 Jul 2007 is also state representative in Saint-Barthélemy.
  14. Mayor from Jun 1995 to 15 Jul 2007.
  15. Delegated to the prefect of Guadeloupe, who from 9 Jul 2007 is also state representative in Saint-Martin.
  16. Since 3 Oct 1985, the governor of the Falkland Islands.
  17. Previously from 1992 to Feb 1993, from Feb 1995 to Feb 1996, from Feb 1998 to Feb 1999, and from Feb 2001 to Feb 2002.
  18. Chief minister to 9 Aug 2006.
  19. Acting to 17 Jan 2007.
  20. Previously Chairman of the Interim Council from 7 May 2004 to 20 Jul 2004.
  21. Previously from 14 Apr 2002 to 26 Apr 2007.
  22. "Interim" to 22 Oct 1991.
  23. Previously from 27 Jul 1999 to 27 Jun 2003.
  24. Previously from 2001 to 2005.
  25. Chairman Supreme Council to Dec 1993.
  26. Previously from 12 Jul 1989 to 15 Jul 1999
  27. Acting to 5 Apr 2007.
  28. Acting to 27 Apr 2004.
  29. Previously from 13 Feb 1997 to 14 May 1998.
  30. Previously from 22 Mar 2007 to 23 Mar 2007.
  31. Acting to 12 Feb 2007.
  32. Acting to Jan 2004.
  33. Acting to 14 Jan 2004.
  34. Acting to 12 Dec 2007.
  35. Acting governor of Kamchatka Oblast from 23 May to 30 Jun 2007.
  36. Acting to 28 Jan 2005. Previously from 27 Oct 2000 to 6 Sep 2003.
  37. Chairman of the government to 12 May 2002.
  38. Previously de facto ruler of the Government of the Kurdish Democratic Party (31 Aug 1996 - Jun 2005).
  39. Previously prime minister of the Government of the Kurdish Democratic Party (20 Dec 1999 - Jun 2005).
  40. Minister of the Republic to 30 Mar 2006.
  41. Chairman State Council to 22 Sep 1995.
  42. Acting to 7 Aug 2006.
  43. Acting to May 1998.
  44. Previously from 31 Jan 1998 to 16 Jan 2001.
  45. Acting to 11 Aug 2007.
  46. Previously from 1972 to 17 Jun 1987.
  47. Previously from acting governor from 9 Aug to 3 Dec 2004.
  48. Acting to 21 Mar 2004.
  49. Chairman Supreme Council to Jun 1991.
  50. Chairman State Council to 3 Nov 2000.
  51. Acting to 28 Nov 2000.
  52. Acting to 15 Feb 2000.
  53. Previously from Nov 1989 to 19 Nov 1998.
  54. In opposition, recognized by the administrator-superior from late Jul to 26 Sep 2005; continues in exile in Nouméa, New Caledonia, from late Sep 2005.

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