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The office of President
President
of the Republic of Slovenia
Slovenia
(Slovene: Predsednik Republike Slovenije) was established on 23 December 1991, when the National Assembly passed a new Constitution as a result of independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. According to the Constitution, the President
President
is the highest representative of the state. In practice, the position is mostly ceremonial. Among other things the President
President
is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Slovenian Armed Forces. The office of the President
President
is the Presidential Palace in Ljubljana. The President
President
is directly elected by universal adult suffrage for a term of five years. Any Slovenian citizen can run for president, but can hold only two consecutive terms in office.

Contents

1 List of Presidents of Slovenia

1.1 Socialist Republic of Slovenia 1.2 Republic of Slovenia

2 Latest election 3 See also 4 External links

List of Presidents of Slovenia[edit] Socialist Republic of Slovenia[edit]

Parties

  KPS/ZKS   SDP   Independent

№ Name (Birth–Death) Portrait Term of office Political Party

Chairman of the Liberation Front of the Slovenian People 1943–1944

1 Josip Vidmar (1895–1992)

3 October 1943 19 February 1944 Communist Party of Slovenia

President
President
of Presidium of the Slovenian People's Liberation Council (SNOS) 1944–1945

Josip Vidmar (1895–1992)

19 February 1944 1945 Communist Party of Slovenia

President
President
of the Presidium of the People's Assembly 1945–1953

Josip Vidmar (1895–1992)

1945 March 1953 Communist Party of Slovenia renamed in 1952 to League of Communists of Slovenia

Presidents of the People's Assembly 1953–1974

2 Ferdo Kozak (1894–1957) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ferdo_Kozak.jpg March 1953 December 1953

2 Miha Marinko (1900–1983)

December 1953 1962 League of Communists of Slovenia

3 Vida Tomšič (1913–1998)

1962 1963 League of Communists of Slovenia

5 Ivan Maček (1908–1993)

1963 1967 League of Communists of Slovenia

6 Sergej Kraigher (1914–2001)

1967 1974 League of Communists of Slovenia

8 Marijan Brecelj (1910–1989)

1974 1974 League of Communists of Slovenia

Presidents of the Presidency 1974–1991

9 Sergej Kraigher (1914–2001)

May 1974 May 1979 League of Communists of Slovenia

10 Viktor Avbelj (1914–1993)

May 1979 7 May 1984 League of Communists of Slovenia

11 France Popit (1921–2013)

7 May 1984 May 1988 League of Communists of Slovenia

12 Janez Stanovnik (1922–)

May 1988 10 May 1990 League of Communists of Slovenia

(12) Party of Democratic Renewal

13 Milan Kučan (1941–)

10 May 1990 23 December 1991 Independent

Republic of Slovenia[edit]   LDS/GPR   SD   Independent

№ Name (Birth–Death) Portrait Elected Term of office Political Affiliation

Presidents 1991–present

1 Milan Kučan (1941–)

1990 1992 1997 23 December 1991 22 December 2002 Independent

2 Janez Drnovšek (1950–2008)

2002 22 December 2002 23 December 2007 Liberal Democracy of Slovenia (until 2006)

Movement for Justice and Development (from 2006)

3 Danilo Türk (1952–)

2007 23 December 2007 22 December 2012 Independent

4 Borut Pahor (1963–)

2012 22 December 2012 Incumbent Social Democrats

(4) 2017 Independent

Latest election[edit] Main article: Slovenian presidential election, 2017

Candidate Party First round Second round

Votes % Votes %

Borut Pahor Independent 355,117 47.21 378,307 53.09

Marjan Šarec List of Marjan Šarec 186,235 24.76 334,239 46.91

Romana Tomc Slovenian Democratic Party 102,925 13.68

Ljudmila Novak New Slovenia 54,437 7.24

Andrej Šiško United Slovenia
Slovenia
Movement 16,636 2.21

Boris Popovič Slovenia
Slovenia
Forever 13,559 1.80

Maja Makovec Brenčič Modern Centre Party 13,052 1.74

Suzana Lara Krause Slovenian People's Party 5,885 0.78

Angelca Likovič Voice for Children and Families 4,418 0.59

Invalid/blank votes 5,634 – 9,255 –

Total 757,898 100 721,801 100

Registered voters/turnout 1,713,762 44.24 1,713,473 42.13

Source: Volitve

See also[edit]

Prime Minister of Slovenia

External links[edit]

Official site of the President
President
of the Republic of Slovenia

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Presidents of Slovenia

Presidents of the People's Assembly of SR Slovenia
Slovenia
(1945–74)

Josip Vidmar Miha Marinko Vida Tomšić Viktor Abvelj Ivan Maček Sergej Kraigher Tone Kropušek Marijan Brecelj

Presidents of the Presidency of SR Slovenia
Slovenia
(1974–90)

Sergej Kraigher Viktor Avbelj France Popit Janez Stanovnik Milan Kučan

Presidents of Slovenia
Slovenia
(1990–present)

Milan Kučan Janez Drnovšek Danilo Türk Borut Pahor

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Years in Slovenia
Slovenia
(1945–present)

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European Union
member states

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Elizabeth II
(UK)

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UN members   and observers

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