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President of Suriname
Flag of the President of Suriname.svg
Standard of the President of Suriname
President Bouterse.JPG
Incumbent
Dési Bouterse

since 12 August 2010
Residence Presidential Palace
Term length Five years, renewable
Inaugural holder Johan Ferrier
Formation 25 November 1975
Deputy Vice President of Suriname
Salary 133,560 USD annually
Website [1]

The President of the Republic of Suriname (Dutch: President van de Republiek Suriname) is, in accordance with the Constitution of 1987, the head of state and head of government of Suriname, and commander-in-chief of the Suriname National Army (SNL).

List of Presidents of Suriname

President Term of office Political party
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Johan Ferrier (1955).jpg Johan Ferrier
(1910–2010)
25 November 1975 13 August 1980 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0262.&&&&&0262 days Independent
2 H.Chin A Sen.jpg Hendrick Chin A Sen
(1934–1999)
15 August 1980 4 February 1982 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0173.&&&&&0173 days Nationalist Republican Party
3 L.F.Ramdat Misier.jpg Fred Ramdat Misier
(1926–2004)
8 February 1982 25 January 1988 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0351.&&&&&0351 days Independent
4 No image.png Ramsewak Shankar
(born 1937)
25 January 1988 24 December 1990 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0333.&&&&&0333 days Progressive Reform Party
5 Johan Kraag (1965).jpg Johan Kraag
(1913–1996)
29 December 1990 16 September 1991 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0261.&&&&&0261 days National Party of Suriname
6 Ronald Venetiaan.jpg Ronald Venetiaan
(born 1937)
16 September 1991 15 September 1996 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0365.&&&&&0365 days National Party of Suriname
7 JulesWijdenbosch2017.jpg Jules Wijdenbosch
(born 1942)
15 September 1996 12 August 2000 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0332.&&&&&0332 days National Democratic Party
(6) Ronald Venetiaan.jpg Ronald Venetiaan
(born 1937)
12 August 2000 12 August 2010 &&&&&&&&&&&&&010.&&&&&010 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 days National Party of Suriname
8 President Bouterse.JPG Dési Bouterse
(born 1945)
12 August 2010 Incumbent &&&&&&&&&&&&&010.&&&&&010 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 days
(as of August 15, 2020)
National Democratic Party

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