List of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela

The following is a list of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela since 1830,[1] when Venezuela achieved independence after the dissolution of Gran Colombia. The founding minister was Diego Bautista Urbaneja, who held multiple terms. The current minister is Jorge Arreaza, who assumed office on August 2, 2017.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela
Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Venezuela
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Jorge Arreaza
Incumbent
Jorge Arreaza

since August 2, 2017
StyleExcelentísimo Señor
Member ofCabinet of Venezuela
ResidenceYellow House (Venezuela)
SeatPlaza Bolívar, Caracas
AppointerPresident of Venezuela
Formation1830
First holderDiego Bautista Urbaneja
Salary2.916 Bolívares Soberanos
Websitehttp://www.mre.gob.ve/

Foreign Ministers of VenezuelaEdit

No. Name President Term of office
3 Diego Bautista Urbaneja José Antonio Páez 13 Jan 1830 28 May 1830
4 Santos Michelena 28 May 1830 8 Jun 1833
5 José Luis Ramos (interim) Andrés Narvarte 8 Jun 1833 15 Oct 1833
6 Pedro Pablo Díaz 15 Oct 1833 20 Jan 1835
7 José Luis Ramos (2nd term) José María Vargas 20 Jan 1835 29 Mar 1835
8 Santos Michelena (2nd term) 29 Mar 1835 26 Nov 1835
9 José Eusebio Gallegos 26 Nov 1835 15 Jan 1837
10 José Luis Ramos (3rd term) 15 Jan 1837 20 Jan 1837
11 Manuel Echeandía José María Carreño 20 Jan 1837 13 Mar 1837
12 José Luis Ramos (4th term) Carlos Soublette 13 Mar 1837 12 Apr 1837
13 Santos Michelena (3rd term) 12 Apr 1837 30 May 1837
14 Guillermo Smith Carlos Soublette
José Antonio Páez
30 May 1837 22 May 1841
15 Francisco Aranda José Antonio Páez
Carlos Soublette
22 May, 1841 26 Mar, 1844
16 Juan Manuel Manrique Carlos Soublette 26 Mar 1844 20 Jan 1847
17 Pedro de las Casas Diego Bautista Urbaneja 20 Jan 1847 4 Mar 1847
18 Miguel Herrera José Tadeo Monagas 4 Mar 1847 3 May 1847
19 Pedro de las Casas (interim) 3 May 1847 24 May 1847
20 José Félix Blanco 24 May 1847 20 Nov 1847
21 Rafael Acevedo 20 Nov 1847 31 Oct 1848
22 Antonio Leocadio Guzmán 31 Oct 1848 5 Feb 1849
23 Ramón Yepes 5 Feb 1849 8 Mar 1849
24 José Rafael Revenga 8 Mar 1849 23 Apr 1849
25 Diego Antonio Caballero 23 Apr 1849 4 May 1849
26 Jacinto Gutiérrez Martínez 4 May 1849 6 Sep 1849
27 Vicente Lecuna 6 Sep 1849 26 Sep 1849
28 Rafael Agostine 26 Sep 1849 6 Dec 1849
29 Manuel Machín Quintero 6 Dec 1849 20 Feb 1850
30 Fernando Olavarría 20 Feb 1850 5 Jun 1850
31 Vicente Lecuna (2nd term) 5 Jun 1850 18 Jan 1851
32 Esteban Herrera 18 Jan 1851 14 Feb 1851
33 José María Heres José Gregorio Monagas 14 Feb 1851 22 Mar 1851
34 Carlos Gellineau 22 Mar 1851 5 May 1851
35 Francisco Aranda (2nd term) 5 May 1851 17 Sep 1851
36 Joaquín Herrera 17 Sep 1851 27 Jan 1853
37 Ramón Yepes (2nd term) 27 Jan 1853 29 Mar 1853
38 Simón Planas 29 Mar 1853 20 Jan 1855
39 Julián Viso Joaquín Herrera 20 Jan 1855 26 Jan 1855
40 Juan Pablo Rojas Paúl 26 Jan 1855 7 Feb 1855
41 Francisco Aranda (3rd term) José Tadeo Monagas 7 Feb 1855 9 Dec 1855
42 Jacinto Gutiérrez Martínez (2nd term) 9 Dec 1855 15 Mar 1858
43 Ramón Yepes (3rd term) Junta Provisional de Gobierno 15 Mar 1858 19 Mar, 1858
44 Wenceslao Urrutia Julián Castro 19 Mar, 1858 14 Apr, 1858
45 Fermín Toro 14 Apr 1858 17 Jun 1859
46 Miguel Herrera 17 Jun 1859 29 Jul 1858
47 Mauricio Berrisbeitia 30 Jul 1858 21 Aug 1858
48 Luis Sanojo 21 Aug 1858 24 Feb 1859
49 Carlos Soublette 24 Feb 1858 4 Apr 1859
50 Pedro de las Casas (2nd term) 4 Apr 1859 11 Jun 1859
51 Juan José Mendoza 11 Jun 1859 20 Jun 1859
52 Estanislao Rondón 20 Jun 1859 16 Aug 1859
53 Manuel Machín Quintero (2nd term) 16 Aug 1859 29 Dec 1859
54 Jesús María Morales Marcano 29 Dec 1859 18 Apr 1860
55 Juan José Mendoza (2nd term) 18 Apr 1860 20 Jul 1860
56 Pedro de las Casas (3rd term) 20 Jul, 1860 6 Apr, 1861
57 Hilarión Nadal José Antonio Páez 6 Apr 1861 14 May 1861
58 Carlos Tirado 14 May 1861 9 Jul 1861
59 Jesús María Morales Marcano (2nd term) 9 Jul 1861 9 Aug 1861
60 Rafael Seijas 9 Aug 1861 1 Jan 1862
61 Pedro José Rojas 1 Jan 1862 11 Jan 1862
62 Manuel Porras 11 Jun 1862 4 Jul 1862
63 Jesús María Morales Marcano (3rd term) 4 Jul 1862 15 Jun 1863
64 Antonio Guzmán Blanco Juan Crisóstomo Falcón 25 Jul 1863 7 Aug 1863
65 Guillermo Tell Villegas 7 Aug 1863 21 Jan 1864
66 Antonio Guzmán Blanco (2nd term) 21 Jan 1864 6 Feb 1864
67 Antonio María Salom 6 Feb 1864 7 Mar 1864
68 José Gabriel Ochoa 7 Mar 1864 6 Nov 1864
69 Juan de Dios Morales 6 Nov 1864 9 Dec 1864
70 Rafael Seijas (2nd term) 9 Dec 1865 24 Jul 1867
71 Antonio Guzmán Blanco (3rd term) 24 Jul 1867 3 Oct 1865
72 Rafael Seijas (3rd term) 3 Oct 1865 5 Mar 1867
73 Jesús María Sistiaga 5 Mar 1867 4 Sep 1867
74 Jacinto Gutiérrez Martínez (3rd term) 4 Sep 1867 12 Feb 1868
75 José Gabriel Ochoa 12 Feb 1868 8 Apr 1868
76 José Gregorio Villafañe 8 Apr, 1868 28 Apr, 1868
77 Rafael Arvelo José Ruperto Monagas 28 Apr, 1868 27 Jun, 1868
78 Guillermo Tell Villegas (2nd term) 27 June 1868 24 Feb 1869
79 Juan Pablo Rojas Paúl (2nd term) 24 Feb 1869 31 July 1869
80 Idelfonso Riera Aguinagalde 31 Jul 1869 6 Dec 1869
81 Juan Pablo Rojas Paúl (3rd term) 6 Dec 1869 27 Jan 1870
82 Felipe Jiménez 27 Jan 1870 11 Apr 1870
83 Hilarión Antich Herrera 11 Apr, 1870 28 Apr, 1870
84 Diego Bautista Barrios Antonio Guzmán Blanco 28 Apr, 1870 6 May, 1870
85 Antonio Leocadio Guzmán (2nd term) 6 May 1870 16 Sep 1872
86 Diego Bautista Barrios (2nd term) 18 Sep 1872 17 Oct 1872
87 Diego Bautista Barrios (3rd term) 18 Oct 1872 30 Jun 1873
88 Jacinto Gutiérrez Martínez (4th term) 30 Jun 1873 Dec 1874
89 Jesús María Bernal Jan 1875 13 Jul 1876
90 Canuto García 13 Jul 1876 25 Sep 1876
91 Eduardo Calcaño 25 Sep 1876 3 Mar 1877
92 Raimundo Andueza Palacio Francisco Linares Alcántara 3 Mar 1877 24 Nov 1877
93 Marco Antonio Saluzzo Antonio Guzmán Blanco 24 Nov 1877 3 Apr 878
94 Sebastián Casañas 9 Apr 878 15 Jun 1878
95 Rafael Seijas (4th term) 15 Jun 1878 5 Aug 1878
96 Trinidad Célis Ávila 5 Aug 1878 1 Jan 1879
97 Jacinto Gutiérrez Martínez (5th term) 1 Jan 1879 7 Jan 1879
98 Pedro Ezequiel Rojas 7 Jan 1879 25 Feb 1879
99 Eduardo Calcaño (2nd term) 25 Feb 1879 23 May 1879
100 Ángel Félix Barberii 26 May 1879 26 Nov 1879
101 Pedro José Saavedra 26 Nov 1879 1 Dec 1879
102 Julián Viso (2nd term) 1 Dec 1879 7 Jul 1880
103 Pedro José Saavedra (2nd term) 7 Jul 1880 30 Apr 1881
104 Rafael Seijas (5th term) 30 Apr 1881 27 Apr 1884
105 Vicente Amengual Joaquín Crespo 27 Apr 1884 19 Dec 1884
106 Benjamín Qüenza 19 Dec 1884 19 Deb 1886
107 Ezequiel María González 19 Feb 1886 15 June 1886
108 Julián Viso (3rd term) 15 Jun 1886 14 Sept 1886
109 Diego Bautista Urbaneja 14 Sep 1886 5 Sep 1888
110 Nicanor Borges 5 Sep 1888 6 Nov 1888
111 Agustín Istúriz Juan Pablo Rojas Paúl 6 Nov 1888 19 Jan 1889
112 Nicanor Borges (2nd term) 19 Jan 1889 22 May 1889
113 Antonio Parejo 22 May 1889 29 Oct 1889
114 Pascual Casanova 29 Oct 1889 20 Jan 1890
115 Rafael Seijas (6th term) 20 Jan 1890 19 Mar 1890
116 Marco Antonio Saluzzo (2nd term) Raimundo Andueza Palacio 19 Mar 1890 22 Aug 1891
117 Feliciano Acevedo 22 Aug 1891 19 Jan 1892
118 Manuel Clemente Urbaneja 19 Jan 1892 8 Oct 1892
119 1892 Pedro Ezequiel Rojas (2nd term) Joaquín Crespo 8 Oct 1892 39 Mar 1895
120 Lucio Pulido 30 Mar 1895 23 Nov 1895
121 Pedro Ezequiel Rojas (3rd term) 23 Nov 1895 19 Feb 1898
122 Manuel Fombona Palacio 19 Feb 1898 28 Feb 1898
123 Juan Calcaño Mathieu Ignacio Andrade 28 Feb 1898 6 Oct 1899
124 Bernardino Mosquera 6 Oct 1899 20 Oct 1899
125 Manuel Clemente Urbaneja (2nd term) 20 Oct 1899 23 Oct 1899
126 Raimundo Andueza Palacio (2nd term) Cipriano Castro 23 Oct 1899 30 July 1900
127 Eduardo Blanco 30 July 1900 8 Nov 1901
128 Jacinto Regino Pachano 8 Nov 1901 22 Apr 1902
129 Manuel Fombona Palacio (2nd term) 1902 1902
130 Diego Bautista Ferrer 10 May 1902 4 Jul 1902
131 Rafael López Baralt 4 Jul 1902 25 Apr 1903
132 Alejandro Urbaneja 25 Apr 1903 3 Nov 1903
133 Gustavo J. Sanabria 3 Nov 1903 17 Jan 1905
134 Alejandro Ybarra 17 Jan 1905 9 Apr 1906
135 Luis Churión 10 Apr 1906 17 May 1906
136 José de Jesús Paúl 17 May 1906 14 June 1907
137 Luis Churión (2nd term) 14 June 1907 8 Aug 1907
138 José de Jesús Paúl (2nd term) 8 Aug 1907 19 Dec 1908
139 Francisco González Guinán Juan Vicente Gómez 19 Dec 1908 13 Aug 1909
140 Juan Pietri 13 Aug 1909 28 Apr 1910
141 Ángel César Rivas 28 Apr 1910 3 Jun 1910
142 Manuel Antonio Matos 3 Jun 1910 30 Apr 1912
143 José Ladislao Andara 30 Apr 1912 9 Dec 1913
144 Manuel Díaz Rodríguez 9 Dec 1913 22 Oct 1914
145 Ignacio Andrade 2 Oct 1914 7 Sept 1917
146 Bernardino Mosquera (2nd term) 1917 1919
147 Esteban Gil Borges 2 Jan 1919 7 July 1921
148 Pedro Itriago Chacín Eleazar López Contreras 7 July 1921 15 Feb 1936
149 Esteban Gil Borges (2nd term) 17 Feb 1936 5 May 1941
150 Caracciolo Parra Pérez Isaías Medina Angarita 5 May 1941 14 Jul 1945
151 Gustavo Herrera Grau 14 Jul 1945 18 Oct 1945
152 Carlos Morales Rómulo Betancourt 21 Oct 1945 3 Nov 1947
153 Gonzalo Barrios (interim) 3 Nov 1947 15 Feb 1948
154 Andrés Eloy Blanco Rómulo Gallegos 15 Feb 1948 24 Nov 1948
155 Luis Emilio Gómez Ruiz Carlos Delgado Chalbaud 25 Nov 1948 19 Sep 1948
156 Germán Suárez Flamerich 19 Sep 1949 16 Feb 1950
157 Luis Emilio Gómez Ruiz (2nd term) Germán Suárez Flamerich 16 Feb 1950 6 Oct 1952
158 Aureliano Otáñez Marcos Pérez Jiménez 6 Oct 1952 16 Feb 1956
159 José Loreto Arismendi 16 Feb 1956 10 Jan 1958
160 Carlos Felice Cardot 10 Jan 1958 23 Jan 1958
161 Óscar García Velutini Wolfgang Larrazabal 23 Jan 1958 28 May 1958
162 René De Sola Edgar Sanabria 28 May 1958 13 Feb 1959
163 Ignacio Luis Arcaya Rómulo Betancourt 13 Feb 1959 25 Oct 1960
164 Marcos Falcón Briceño 25 Oct 1960 11 Mar 1964
165 Ignacio Iribarren Borges Raúl Leoni 11 Mar 1964 11 Mar 1969
166 Arístides Calvani Rafael Caldera 11 Mar 1969 12 Mar 1974
167 Efraín Schacht Aristeguieta Carlos Andrés Pérez 12 Mar 1974 23 Jan 1975
168 Ramón Escovar Salom 23 Jan 1975 15 Jul 1977
169 Simón Alberto Consalvi 15 July 1977 12 Mar 1979
170 José Alberto Zambrano Velasco Luis Herrera Campins 12 Mar 1979 2 Feb 1984
171 Isidro Morales Paúl Jaime Lusinchi 2 Feb 1984 13 Mar 1985
172 Simón Alberto Consalvi (2nd term) 13 Mar 1985 11 Jan 1988
173 Germán Nava Carrillo 11 Jan 1988 2 Feb 1989
174 Enrique Tejera París Carlos Andrés Pérez 2 Feb 1989 27 Aug 1989
175 Reinaldo Figueredo 27 Aug 1989 15 Apr 1991
176 Armando Durán 15 Apr 1991 10 Mar 1992
177 Humberto Calderón Berti 10 Mar 1992 12 June 1992
178 Fernando Ochoa Antich Ramón José Velásquez
Carlos Andrés Pérez
12 Jun 1992 2 Feb 1994
179 Miguel Ángel Burelli Rivas Rafael Caldera Feb 2 1994 Feb 2 1999
180 José Vicente Rangel Hugo Chavez 2 Feb 1999 14 Feb 2001
181 Luis Alfonso Dávila 15 Feb 2001 30 May 2002
José Rodríguez Iturbe 2002 2002
181 Luis Alfonso Dávila (2nd term) 15 Feb 2002 30 May 2002
182 Roy Chaderton 30 May 2002 13 Jul 2004
183 Jesús Pérez 13 Jul 2004 20 Nov 2004
184 Alí Rodríguez Araque 20 Nov 2004 7 Aug 2006
185 Nicolás Maduro 9 Aug 2006 16 Jan 2013
186 Elías Jaua 16 Jan 2013 5 Mar 2013
187 Elías Jaua (2nd term) Nicolás Maduro 5 Mar 2013 2 Sep 2014
188 Rafael Ramírez 2 Sep 2014 25 Dec 2014
189 Delcy Rodríguez 26 Dec 2014 21 June 2017
190 Samuel Moncada 21 Jun 2017 2 Aug 2017
191 Jorge Arreaza 2 Aug 2017 present

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