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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 (until 10 October 2019, officially called President of the Council of State, according to the 1976 Constitution) is Miguel Díaz-Canel, since 19 April 2018.

Presidents of CubaEdit

Republic of CubaEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political Party
Took office Left office Time in office
President of the Republic
1   Tomás Estrada Palma
(1835–1908)
20 May 1902 28 September 1906 4 years, 131 days Republican Party of Havana

Second Occupation of CubaEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Appointed by
Took office Left office Time in office
Provisional Governors
  William Howard Taft
(1857–1930)
29 September 1906 13 October 1906 14 days President
Theodore Roosevelt
 
(1901–1909)
  Charles Edward Magoon
(1861–1920)
13 October 1906 28 January 1909 2 years,

107 days

Republic of CubaEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political Party
Took office Left office Time in office
Presidents of the Republic
2   José Miguel Gómez
(1858–1921)
28 January 1909 20 May 1913 4 years,

112 days

Liberal Party
3   Mario García Menocal
(1866–1941)
20 May 1913 20 May 1921 8 years Conservative Party
4   Alfredo Zayas y Alfonso
(1861–1934)
20 May 1921 20 May 1925 4 years Liberal Party
5   Gerardo Machado
(1871–1939)
20 May 1925 12 August 1933 8 years,

84 days

Liberal Party
  Alberto Herrera Franchi
(1874–1954)
12 August 1933 13 August 1933 1 day Military
  Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y Quesada
(1871–1939)
13 August 1933 5 September 1933 23 days Liberal Party
  Pentarchy of 1933 5 September 1933 10 September 1933 5 days Multipartisan
6   Ramón Grau
(1881–1969)
10 September 1933 15 January 1934 127 days Authentic Party
  Carlos Hevia
(1900–1964)
15 January 1934 18 January 1934 3 days Authentic Party
  Manuel Márquez Sterling
(1872–1934)
18 January 1934 18 January 1934 0 days Independent
  Carlos Mendieta
(1873–1960)
18 January 1934 11 December 1935 1 year,

327 days

National Union
  José Agripino Barnet
(1864–1945)
11 December 1935 20 May 1936 161 days National Union
7   Miguel Mariano Gómez
(1889–1950)
20 May 1936 24 December 1936 218 days National Union
8   Federico Laredo Brú
(1875–1946)
24 December 1936 10 October 1940 3 years,

291 days

National Union
9   Fulgencio Batista
(1901–1973)
10 October 1940 10 October 1944 4 years Democratic Socialist Coalition
10   Ramón Grau
(1881–1969)
10 October 1944 10 October 1948 4 years Authentic Party
11   Carlos Prío Socarrás
(1903–1977)
10 October 1948 10 March 1952 3 years,

152 days

Authentic Party
  Fulgencio Batista
(1901–1973)
10 March 1952 24 February 1955 6 years,

297 days

Progressive Action Party
12 24 February 1955 1 January 1959
  Anselmo Alliegro y Milá
(1899–1961)
1 January 1959 2 January 1959 1 day Progressive Action Party
  Carlos Manuel Piedra
(1895–1988)
2 January 1959 3 January 1959 1 day Independent

Republic of Cuba (since the Revolution)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political Party
Took office Left office Time in office
Presidents of the Republic
13   Manuel Urrutia Lleó
(1901–1981)
3 January 1959 18 July 1959 196 days Independent
14 Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado
(1919–1983)
18 July 1959 2 December 1976 17 years,

137 days

Popular Socialist Party
(14) Communist Party of Cuba
Presidents of the Council of State
15   Fidel Castro
(1926–2016)
2 December 1976 24 February 2008 31 years,

84 days

Communist Party of Cuba
  Raúl Castro
(born 1931)
31 July 2006 24 February 2008 1 year,

208 days

Communist Party of Cuba
16 24 February 2008 19 April 2018 10 years,

54 days

17   Miguel Díaz-Canel
(born 1960)
19 April 2018 10 October 2019 1 year,

174 days

Communist Party of Cuba
Presidents of the Republic
(17)   Miguel Díaz-Canel
(born 1960)
10 October 2019 Incumbent 35 days
(as of 14 November 2019)
Communist Party of Cuba

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