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President of the
Republic of Colombia
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Presidential Seal
Flag of the President of Colombia.svg
Presidential Standard
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Incumbent
Iván Duque Márquez

since 7 August 2018
Residence Casa de Nariño
Term length Two four-year terms
Inaugural holder Simón Bolívar
Formation 17 December 1819
Deputy Vice President of Colombia
Salary $250,000.00
Website The Presidency

The President of the Republic of Colombia (Spanish: Presidente de la República de Colombia) is the head of state and head of government of Colombia.

The office of president was established upon the ratification of the Constitution of 1819, by the Congress of Angostura, convened in December 1819, when Colombia was "la Gran Colombia". The first president, General Simón Bolívar, took office in 1819. His position, initially self-proclaimed, was ratified by Congress.

The current president of the Republic of Colombia is Juan Manuel Santos, who took office on 7 August 2010.

Living former presidents

As of 27 November 2020, there are five living former presidents:

The most recent death of a former president was that of Belisario Betancur (1982–1986) on 6 December 2018; he was 95 years old.

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