President of Republika Srpska

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President of Republika Srpska
Предсједник Републике Српске
Flag of the President of Republika Srpska.svg
Standard of the President of the Republic of Srpska
Brock Bierman and Zeljka Cvijanovic at USAID - 2020 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Željka Cvijanović

since 19 November 2018
ResidencePalace of the Republic, Banja Luka
AppointerDirect popular vote
Term length4 years, renewable once
Inaugural holderRadovan Karadžić
Formation7 April 1992
DeputyVice President of Republika Srpska
Websitehttp://www.predsjednikrs.net/

The President of Republika Srpska is the highest executive authority in Republika Srpska, an entity in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

It is one of the executive authorities. The president of Republika Srpska is directly elected for a term of four years.

List[change | change source]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Party
1 Evstafiev-Radovan Karadzic 3MAR94.jpg Radovan Karadžić
(1945–)
7 April 1992 19 July 1996 SDS
2 Biljana Plavsic.JPG Biljana Plavšić
(1930–)
19 July 1996 4 November 1998 SDS
(until 1997)
SNS
(from 1997)
3 No image.png Nikola Poplašen
(1951–)
4 November 1998 2 September 1999[a] SRS RS
No image.png Petar Đokić
(1961–)
Acting President
2 September 1999 26 January 2000 SP
4 Farooq Abdullah with the Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Mirko Sarovic, at a bilateral meeting, on the sidelines of International Seminar on Energy Access, in New Delhi (Cropped).jpg Mirko Šarović
(1956–)
26 January 2000[b] 28 November 2002 SDS
5 Dragan Čavić cropped.jpg Dragan Čavić
(1958–)
28 November 2002 9 November 2006 SDS
6 No image.png Milan Jelić
(1956–2007)
9 November 2006 30 September 2007
(died in office[1])
SNSD
Igor Radojicic Crop.jpg Igor Radojičić
(1966–)
Acting President
30 September 2007 9 December 2007 SNSD
7 No image.png Rajko Kuzmanović
(1931–)
9 December 2007 15 November 2010 SNSD
8 Milorad Dodik (cropped).jpg Milorad Dodik
(1959–)
15 November 2010 19 November 2018 SNSD
9 Brock Bierman and Zeljka Cvijanovic at USAID - 2020 (cropped).jpg Željka Cvijanović
(1967–)
19 November 2018 Incumbent SNSD

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Removed by High Representative on 5 March 1999; removal enforced on 2 September 1999.
  2. Not recognized as President by High Representative until 16 December 2000.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Preminuo predsednik RS Milan Jelić" (in Serbian). B92. 30 September 2007. Retrieved 21 October 2018.