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Supreme Director of Chile
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Longest serving
Bernardo O'Higgins

16 February 1817 – 28 January 1823
Style His Excellency
Precursor President of the National Junta Board of Chile
Formation 7 March 1814
First holder Antonio José de Irisarri
Final holder Ramón Freire
Abolished 9 July 1826
Succession President of Chile

The Supreme Director of Chile was the seat in charge of Chile's administration following the independence from Spain in 1810, until 1826. Several juntas also ruled the country during this period.

List

Political parties

      Independent
      Pelucones
      Pipiolos

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Election Ref.
Took office Left office Duration
1
Antonio José de Irisarri
Antonio José de Irisarri
(1786–1868)
7 March 1814 14 March 1814 7 days Independent
2
Francisco de la Lastra
Francisco de la Lastra
(1777–1852)
14 March 1814 23 July 1814 131 days Independent
3
José Miguel Carrera
José Miguel Carrera
(1785–1821)
23 July 1814 2 October 1814 71 days Independent
Spanish Reconquest
(1814–1817)
4
Francisco Ruiz-Tagle
Francisco Ruiz-Tagle
(1790–1860)
12 February 1817 16 February 1817 4 days Pelucones
5
Bernardo O'Higgins
Bernardo O'Higgins
(1778–1842)
16 February 1817 28 January 1823 5 years, 346 days Independent
6
Agustín Eyzaguirre
Agustín Eyzaguirre
(1768–1837)
28 January 1823 4 April 1823 66 days Independent 1822
7
Ramón Freire
Ramón Freire
(1787–1851)
4 April 1823 9 July 1826 3 years, 96 days Pipiolos 1823

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