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This is a list of presidents or holders of other offices equivalent to a head of state who have undergone impeachment proceedings.

Successful impeachmentsEdit

Name Country Title Date Result
Park Geun-hye   South Korea President March 10, 2017 Passed. Second female president to be impeached. Succeeded in office by prime minister Hwang Kyo-ahn as acting president.[1]
Dilma Vana Rousseff   Brazil President August 31, 2016 Passed. First female president to be impeached. Succeeded in office by vice president Michel Temer.[2]
Viktor Yanukovych   Ukraine President February 21, 2014 The impeachment procedure stipulated by the Constitution of Ukraine was not followed. Left the country. Succeeded in office by parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov as acting president.[3]
Fernando Lugo   Paraguay President June 21, 2012 Passed. Succeeded in office by vice president Federico Franco.[4]
Rolandas Paksas   Lithuania President April 6, 2004 Passed. Succeeded in office by parliament speaker Artūras Paulauskas as acting president.[5]
Abdurrahman Wahid   Indonesia President July 23, 2001 Passed. Succeeded in office by vice president Megawati Sukarnoputri.[6]
Alberto Fujimori   Peru President November 21, 2000 Passed. Succeeded in office by congress president Valentín Paniagua as constitutional president.[7]
Joseph Estrada   Philippines President November 13, 2000 Resigned from office. Succeeded in office by vice president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.[8]
Bill Clinton   United States President December 19, 1998 Impeached, but not removed from office by the United States Senate.[9]
Boris Yeltsin (2nd time)   Russia President September 22, 1993 Retained post after an armed standoff with the Supreme Council.[10]
Carlos Andrés Pérez   Venezuela President March 20, 1993 Passed. Succeeded in office by congress president Octavio Lepage as provisional president.[11]
Fernando Collor de Mello   Brazil President September 1, 1992 Resigned from office. Succeeded in office by vice president Itamar Franco.[12]
Abolhassan Banisadr   Iran President June 21, 1981 Passed. Succeeded in office by the Provisional Presidential Council.[13]
Andrew Johnson   United States President February 24, 1868 Impeached, but not removed from office by the United States Senate.[14]

Resigned during the impeachment attemptEdit

Name Country Title Date Result
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (2nd time)   Peru President March 21, 2018 Resigned before formal vote[15]
Pervez Musharraf   Pakistan President August 18, 2008 Resigned before formal vote[16]
Richard Nixon   United States President February 6, - August 9, 1974 Resigned before formal vote[17]

FailedEdit

Name Country Title Date Result
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1st time)   Peru President December 21, 2017 Not passed[15]
Jacob Zuma   South Africa President April 5, 2016 Not passed[18]
Václav Klaus   Czech Republic President March 5, 2013 Not passed
Traian Băsescu (2nd time)   Romania President July 29, 2012 Not passed[19]
George W. Bush   United States President June 11, 2008 Resolution referred to committee, no further action taken[20]
Traian Băsescu (1st time)   Romania President April 19, 2007 Not passed[21]
Roh Moo-hyun   South Korea President March 12, 2004 Not passed[22]
Boris Yeltsin (3rd time)   Russia President May 15, 1999 Not passed[10]
Boris Yeltsin (1st time)   Russia President March 28, 1993 Not passed[10]
James Buchanan   United States President March 5, - June 16, 1860 Committee found that nothing had been done to warrant impeachment[citation needed]
John Tyler   United States President January 10, 1843 Not passed[23]
Warren Hastings   British Raj Governor-General February 13, 1788 Not passed[citation needed]

OngoingEdit

Name Country Title Date Status
Donald Trump   United States President September 24, 2019 Announced by the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi[24][25]

ReferencesEdit

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  5. ^ Myers, Steven Lee (2004-04-07). "Lithuanian Parliament Removes Country's President After Casting Votes on Three Charges". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  6. ^ Mydans, Seth (2001-07-23). "Wahid Removed as Sukarnoputri Becomes Indonesia's President". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
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  9. ^ Mitchell, Alison (1998-12-20). "Impeachment: The Overview -- Clinton Impeached; He Faces a Senate Trial, 2d in History; Vows to Do Job Till Term's 'Last Hour'". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
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