List of presidents of the Czech Republic

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The Czech Republic is a parliamentary representative democracy, with the president acting as head of state and the prime minister acting as head of government.

The first president of the Czech Republic was Václav Havel. The current president is Miloš Zeman, in office since 8 March 2013. Until 2012, the president was elected by the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, for a term lasting five years. Since 2013 the president is elected by popular vote.

Presidents of the Czech Republic[edit]

Parties

  Independent   ODS   SPO

President
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Party Term Previous office(s)
1 Vaclav Havel.jpg Václav Havel
(1936–2011)
2 February 1993 2 February 2003 Independent 1 (1993) President of the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic
(1989–1992)
2 (1998)
2 Vaclav Klaus headshot.jpg Václav Klaus
(born 1941)
7 March 2003 7 March 2013 Civic Democratic Party
(ODS)
3 (2003) Prime Minister
(1992–1998)
President of the Chamber of Deputies
(1998–2002)[1]
4 (2008)
3 Zeman M 1.JPG Miloš Zeman
(born 1944)
8 March 2013 Incumbent
(Term ends on 8 March 2023)
Party of Civic Rights
(SPO)
5 (2013) President of the Chamber of Deputies
(1996–1998)[2]
Prime Minister
(1998–2002)
6 (2018)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prof. Ing. Václav Klaus, CSc". Poslanecká sněmovna Parlament České republiky. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Ing. Miloš Zeman". Poslanecká sněmovna Parlament České republiky. Retrieved 5 April 2018.

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