President of Chile

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President of the Republic of Chile
Presidente de la República de Chile
Gabriel Boric

since 11 March 2022
StyleHis Excellency
TypeHead of state
Head of government
SeatLa Moneda Palace
AppointerPopular vote
Term lengthFour years, not eligible for re-election immediately
Inaugural holderManuel Blanco Encalada
Formation9 June 1826; 197 years ago (1826-06-09)
DeputyMinister of the Interior and Public Security
(as ex officio "Vice-President")
SalaryUS$190,466 annually[1]

The President of Chile is the chief of state and the head of government in the country. Under the current Constitution (adopted in 1980), the President is elected by popular (by many people) vote, for a period of four years. Immediate re-election is not permitted. The period (previously it was of six years) allows the elections of Presidents to be adjusted in time.

The President has a seat in the Palacio de La Moneda (La Moneda Palace), in the capital of Chile, Santiago.

The current president of Chile is Gabriel Boric.

List of presidents[change | change source]

The President's flag

Living former presidents[change | change source]

There are four living former Chilean presidents:

The most recent death of a former President was Patricio Aylwin Azócar in April 2016, who served in the office from 1990 to 1994.

References[change | change source]

  1. " Pay Check". IG.
  2. "Members of the Global Commission | New Climate Economy | Commission on the Economy and Climate". Archived from the original on 2015-06-07. Retrieved 2015-06-22.

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