President of North Macedonia

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President of the Republic of North Macedonia
Претседател на Република Северна Македонија (Macedonian)
Presidenti i Republikës së Maqedonisë së Veriut (Albanian)
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Incumbent
Stevo Pendarovski

since 12 May 2019
ResidenceVilla Vodno[1]
AppointerDirect election
Term lengthFive years
renewable once
Constituting instrumentConstitution of North Macedonia
Formation16 April 1991
First holderKiro Gligorov
Salary17,250 USD annually[2]
Websitepretsedatel.mk

The president of the Republic of North Macedonia (Macedonian: Претседател на Република Северна Македонија; is the head of state of North Macedonia. The presidency of the modern North Macedonia state began after the Macedonian declaration of independence on 8 September 1991.

Its first president was Kiro Gligorov, the oldest president in the world until his resignation in 1999.

North Macedonia's presidency is largely a ceremonial post and the prime minister of North Macedonia is the country's main political figure.

The president must be a citizen of North Macedonia, be over 40 years of age and have lived in North Macedonia for at least ten of the last fifteen years.[3]

List of Presidents[change | change source]

Republic of Macedonia[change | change source]

Parties

  LPM   DA   VMRO–DPMNE   SDSM   Independent

Status

     Acting president

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of office Political Party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
1
Kiro Gligorov
Kiro Gligorov
(1917–2012)
18 September 19914 October 19954 years, 16 daysSDSM1994
Stojan Andov
Stojan Andov
(born 1935)
Acting
4 October 199517 November 199544 daysLPM
(1)
Kiro Gligorov
Kiro Gligorov
(1917–2012)
17 November 199519 November 19994 years, 2 daysSDSM
Savo Klimovski
Savo Klimovski
(born 1947)
Acting
19 November 199915 December 199926 daysDA
2
Boris Trajkovski
Boris Trajkovski
(1956–2004)
(Died in plane crash)
15 December 199926 February 2004 †4 years, 73 daysVMRO–DPMNE1999
Ljupčo Jordanovski
Ljupčo Jordanovski
(1953–2010)
Acting
26 February 200412 May 200476 daysSDSM
3
Branko Crvenkovski
Branko Crvenkovski
(born 1962)
12 May 200412 May 20095 years, 0 daysSDSM2004
4
Gjorge Ivanov
Gjorge Ivanov
(born 1960)
12 May 2009February 201910 years, 0 daysVMRO–DPMNE2009
2014
Parties

  LPM   DA   VMRO–DPMNE   SDSM   Independent

Status

     Acting president

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of office Political Party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
4
Gjorge Ivanov
Gjorge Ivanov
(born 1960)
February 201912 May 201910 years, 0 daysVMRO–DPMNE2009
2014
5
Stevo Pendarovski
Stevo Pendarovski
(born 1963)
12 May 2019Incumbent1 year, 196 daysSDSM2019

References[change | change source]

  1. "www.dnevnik.com.mk". Archived from the original on September 28, 2011.
  2. "Infographic: What are the Monthly Salaries of Presidents in the Region". Sarajevo Times. 25 February 2018.
  3. Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia, Article 80.