President of Uruguay
|President of the|
Oriental Republic of Uruguay
Coat of arms of Uruguay
|Residence||Residencia de Suarez|
|Term length||Five years, not renewable immediately|
|Inaugural holder||Fructuoso Rivera|
|Formation||6 November 1830|
|Deputy||Vice President of Uruguay|
The President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (Spanish: Presidente de la República Oriental del Uruguay) is the head of state and head of government of Uruguay. The President of the Republic is the Commander in Chief of the Armed forces. The President is elected direct popular election for a term of five years. He may be reelected any number of times, but is ineligible for immediate reelection.
Since 1990, the President's term has begun and ended on March 1. The current President is Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou.
Living former presidents[change | change source]
There are three living former presidents. The most recent former president to die was Jorge Batlle Ibáñez (2000–2005), on 24 October 2016.
Julio María Sanguinetti
January 6, 1936
Luis Alberto Lacalle
July 13, 1941
May 20, 1935
(39th and 41st President),
served 2005–2010 and 2015-2020
January 17, 1940
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