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President of the Slovak Republic
Flag of the President of Slovakia.svg
Presidential Standard
ZuzanaCaputovaPokracujeVKampani-Orez-IMG 0394-SF.jpg
Zuzana Čaputová

since 15 June 2019
Residence Grassalkovich Palace
Appointer Popular vote
Term length Five years
renewable once, consecutively
Inaugural holder Michal Kováč
2 March 1993
Formation Constitution of Slovakia
Salary c. 110,880

The President of the Slovak Republic (Slovak: Prezident Slovenskej republiky) is the head of state of Slovakia and the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces. The president is directly elected by the people for five years. They can serve up to two terms. The president's official residence is the Grassalkovich Palace in Bratislava.

The current president is Zuzana Čaputová, who took office on 15 June 2019.

Presidents of the Slovak Republic


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President Presidency Party Term Previous office
1 Michal Kováč.jpg Michal Kováč
(Lived: 86 years)
2 March 1993

2 March 1998
Movement for a Democratic Slovakia
1 (1993) Chairman of the Federal Assembly of the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic (1992)
2 Rudolf Schuster 2011.jpg Rudolf Schuster
Born 1934
(88 years old)
15 June 1999

15 June 2004
Party of Civic Understanding
2 (1999) Member of the National Council
Mayor of Košice
3 Ivan Gašparovič.jpg Ivan Gašparovič
Born 1941
(80 years old)
15 June 2004

15 June 2014
Movement for Democracy
3 (2004) Chairman of the National Council (1993–1998)
Independent 4 (2009)
4 Andrej Kiska in Senate of Poland.jpg Andrej Kiska
Born 1963
(58 years old)
15 June 2014

15 June 2019
Independent 5 (2014) None prior elected office
5 ZuzanaCaputovaPokracujeVKampani-Orez-IMG 0394-SF.jpg Zuzana Čaputová
Born 1973
(48 years old)
15 June 2019

Progressive Slovakia
6 (2019) No prior elected office
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