President of Belarus

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President of
the Republic of Belarus
Прэзідэнт Рэспублікі Беларусь
Alexander Lukashenko

since 20 July 1994
StyleMr. President
His Excellency
ResidenceIndependence Palace, Minsk
Presidential Residence, Minsk
AppointerPopular vote
Term lengthFive years
renewable optional
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Belarus
Formation20 July 1994
First holderAlexander Lukashenko
Salary~25,000 annual[1]
Website(in Belarusian)
(in Russian)
(in English)

The president of the Republic of Belarus (Belarusian: Прэзідэнт Рэспублікі Беларусь, Russian: Президент Республики Беларусь) is the head of state of Belarus. The office was created in 1994. A president is chosen by other Belarusians every five years in a national vote. Alexander Lukashenko is the only person who has been president.

List of presidents of Belarus (1991–present)[change | change source]

# President
Took office Left office Party
Stanislav Shushkevich
25 August 1991 28 January 1994 Independent
2 Myechyslaw Hryb
(born 1938)
28 January 1994 20 July 1994 Independent
3 Alexander Lukashenko
(born 1954)
20 July 1994 Incumbent Independent/Belaya Rus

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lukashenko Earns $31,242". 22 November 2010.