List of Presidents of Cuba

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This article lists the Presidents of Cuba from 1902 until the present day.

The current President of Cuba (officially called President of the Council of State, according to the 1976 Constitution) is Raúl Castro, since 24 February 2008.

List

  Unaffiliated (3)       Republican (1)       Liberal (6)       Conservative (1)       Authentic (3)       Republican Action (2)       Progressive Action (1)       Communist (3)
Presidency[1] President Prior office Party Term[2] Vice President
1 20 May 1902

28 September 1906
Portrait of Tomás Estrada Palma.jpg Tomás Estrada Palma
1835–1908
(Lived: 73 years)
President of
Cuba in Arms

(1876–1877)
  Unaffiliated 1
(1901)
Luis Estévez
20 May 190231 December 1905
  Republican 2
(1905)
Domingo Méndez Capote
1 January 190628 September 1906
Second American Occupation of Cuba
29 September 190628 January 1909
2 28 January 1909

20 May 1913
José Miguel Gómez.jpg José Miguel Gómez
1858–1921
(Lived: 62 years)
Governor of
Las Villas Province

(1899–1905)
  Liberal 3
(1908)
Alfredo de Zayas
3 20 May 1913

20 May 1921
Portrait of Mario García Menocal.jpg Mario García Menocal
1866–1941
(Lived: 74 years)
Chief of the
Havana Police Department

(1898–1902)
  Conservative 4
(1912)
Enrique José Varona
20 May 191320 May 1917
5
(1916)
Emilio Núñez
20 May 191720 May 1921
4 20 May 1921

20 May 1925
Alfredo Zayas y Alfonso 1925.jpg Alfredo de Zayas
1861–1934
(Lived: 73 years)
Vice President of Cuba
(1909–1913)
  Liberal 6
(1920)
Francisco Carrillo Morales
5 20 May 1925

12 August 1933
Gmachado.PNG Gerardo Machado
1871–1939
(Lived: 67 years)
Brigadier general
of the
Cuban Army
(1895–1917)
  Liberal 7
(1924)
Carlos de la Rosa Hernández
8
(1928)
6 13 August 1933

5 September 1933
Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y Quesada circa 1914.jpg Carlos Manuel de Céspedes
1871–1939
(Lived: 67 years)
Minister of Foreign Affairs
(1925–1926)
  Liberal Vacant
13 August 193324 December 1936
Executive Commission of the Provisional Government of Cuba
5 September 193310 September 1933
7 10 September 1933

15 January 1934
Ramón Grau San Martín.jpg Ramón Grau
1881–1969
(Lived: 87 years)
Member of the
Executive Commission

(1933)
  Authentic
8
[3]
15 January 1934

18 January 1934
Carlos Hevia.jpg Carlos Hevia
1900–1964
(Lived: 64 years)
Minister of Agricolture
(1933–1934)
  Authentic Manuel Márquez Sterling
[4][5]
9
[6]
18 January 1934

11 December 1935
Carlos Mendieta.jpg Carlos Mendieta
1873–1960
(Lived: 86 years)
Member of the
Chamber of Deputies

(1901–1923)
  Liberal Vacant
18 January 193420 May 1936
10 11 December 1935

20 May 1936
José A. Barnet.jpg José Agripino Barnet
1864–1945
(Lived: 81 years)
Minister of Foreign Affairs
(1934–1935)
  Liberal
11 20 May 1936

24 December 1936
Miguel Mariano Gomez (contrast enhanced).tif Miguel Mariano Gómez
1889–1950
(Lived: 61 years)
Mayor of Havana
(1926–1929)
  Republican Action 9
(1936)
Federico Laredo Brú
12 24 December 1936

10 October 1940
Federico Laredo Bru.jpg Federico Laredo Brú
1875–1946
(Lived: 71 years)
Vice President of Cuba
(1936)
  Republican Action Vacant
13 10 October 1940

10 October 1944
Fulgencio Batista, 1938.jpg Fulgencio Batista
1901–1973
(Lived: 72 years)
Colonel
of the
Cuban Army
(1921–1940)
  Unaffiliated 10
(1940)
Gustavo Cuervo Rubio
14 10 October 1944

10 October 1948
Ramón Grau San Martín.jpg Ramón Grau
1881–1969
(Lived: 87 years)
President of Cuba
(1933–1934)
  Authentic 11
(1944)
Raúl de Cárdenas Echarte
15 10 October 1948

10 March 1952
Carlos Prio Socarras of Cuba.jpg Carlos Prío Socarrás
1903–1977
(Lived: 73 years)
Prime Minister of Cuba
(1945–1947)
  Authentic 12
(1948)
Guillermo Alonso Pujol
16 10 March 1952

1 January 1959
Fulgencio Batista, 1938.jpg Fulgencio Batista
1901–1973
(Lived: 72 years)
President of Cuba
(1940–1944)
  Progressive Action Vacant
10 March 195224 February 1955
13
(1954)
Rafael Guas Inclán
24 February 19551 January 1958
17 3 January 1959

18 July 1959
Manuel Urrutia Lleó.JPG Manuel Urrutia
1901–1981
(Lived: 79 years)
None   Unaffiliated 14
(1958)
[7]
Vacant
3 January 19592 December 1976
18 18 July 1959

2 December 1976
Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado.jpg Osvaldo Dorticós
1919–1983
(Lived: 64 years)
Minister of
Revolutionary Laws

(1959)
  Communist
19 2 December 1976

24 February 2008
Castro1.jpg Fidel Castro
1926–2016
(Lived: 90 years)
Prime Minister of Cuba
(1959–1976)
  Communist 15
(1976)
[8]
Raúl Castro
16
(1981)
17
(1986)
18
(1993)
19
(1998)
20
(2003)
20 24 February 2008

Incumbent
Presidente de Cuba, Raúl Castro, visita Salvador.jpg Raúl Castro
Born 1931
(86 years old)
Vice President of Cuba
(1976–2008)
  Communist 21
(2008)
José Ramón Machado
24 February 200824 February 2013
22
(2013)
Miguel Díaz-Canel
24 February 2013Present

See also

References

  • World Statesmen.org: profile of Cuba
Specific
  1. ^ The Presidency is intended as the time in office by a President since inauguration to the end. If the President died in office, also his/her Presidency cease. The provisional presidency aren't linked in this list.
  2. ^ For the purposes of numbering, a term is a period between two presidential elections. Some terms might be longer than originally expected due to coup d'états or the installation of military dictatorships, thus extending the time between two elections.
  3. ^ "Shooting Greets New President In Strife-Torn Cuba". The Fresno Bee. January 15, 1934. 
  4. ^ "The 1920 Lucky Bag, the Annual of the United States Naval Academy"
  5. ^ Carlos M. González (2010). Destruyan a Castro-Rescaten a Cuba-Salven Latinoameric (in Spanish). Xlibris Corporation. 
  6. ^ Staff report (29 September 1960). Carlos Mendieta, Ex-Head of Cuba; President, 1934-35, Dies. Reformist Served After Overthrow of Machado. New York Times
  7. ^ Despite the election confirmed the victory of Andrés Rivero Agüero, the Cuban Revolution invalided the results. The 26th of July Movement appointed Manuel Urrutia as President.
  8. ^ Since 1976, the President of Cuba is appointed by National Assembly.
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