President of French Polynesia

The president of French Polynesia (French: Président de la Polynésie française; Tahitian: Peretīteni no te Porīnetia farani) has been the head of government of French Polynesia since 1984. Édouard Fritch has held the office since 2014.

President of French Polynesia
French: Président de la Polynésie française
Tahitian: Peretīteni no te Porīnetia farani
Coat of arms of French Polynesia.svg
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Incumbent
Édouard Fritch

since 12 September 2014
ResidencePresidency of French Polynesia, Papeete, Tahiti
AppointerAssembly of French Polynesia
Term length5 years, renewable once
Constituting instrumentOrganic Law 2004-192
Formation14 September 1984 (President of the Government)
27 February 2004 (President)
First holderGaston Flosse (President of the Government / President)
DeputyVice President of French Polynesia
Salary680 580 XPF monthly
Websitehttps://www.presidence.pf/

List of presidentsEdit

No. Portrait Name
(born and died)
Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
Presidents of the Government of French Polynesia
1Gaston Flosse
(born 1931)
14 September 198412 February 19872 years, 151 daysTahoera'a Huiraatira
2Jacques Teuira
(born 1933)
12 February 19879 December 1987300 daysTahoera'a Huiraatira
3Alexandre Léontieff
(1948–2009)
12 February 19874 April 19914 years, 51 daysTe Tiarama
(4)Gaston Flosse
(born 1931)
4 April 199127 February 200412 years, 329 daysTahoera'a Huiraatira
Presidents of French Polynesia
(4)Gaston Flosse
(born 1931)
27 February 200414 June 2004108 daysTahoera'a Huiraatira
5Oscar Temaru
(born 1944)
14 June 200423 October 2004131 daysTavini Huiraatira
(6)Gaston Flosse
(born 1931)
23 October 20043 March 2005131 daysTahoera'a Huiraatira
(7)Oscar Temaru
(born 1944)
3 March 200526 December 20061 year, 298 daysTavini Huiraatira
8Gaston Tong Sang
(born 1949)
26 December 200613 September 20071 year, 298 daysTahoera'a Huiraatira
(9)Oscar Temaru
(born 1944)
13 September 200723 February 2008163 daysTavini Huiraatira
(10)Gaston Flosse
(born 1931)
23 February 200815 April 200852 daysTahoera'a Huiraatira
(11)Gaston Tong Sang
(born 1949)
15 April 200812 February 2009303 daysTo Tatou Ai'a
(12)Oscar Temaru
(born 1944)
12 February 200925 November 2009286 daysTavini Huiraatira
(13)Gaston Tong Sang
(born 1949)
25 November 20091 April 20111 year, 127 daysTo Tatou Ai'a
(14)Oscar Temaru
(born 1944)
1 April 201117 May 20132 years, 46 daysTavini Huiraatira
(15)Gaston Flosse
(born 1931)
17 May 20135 September 20141 year, 111 daysTahoera'a Huiraatira
Nuihau Laurey
(born 1964)
Acting
5 September 201412 September 20147 daysTahoera'a Huiraatira
16Édouard Fritch
(born 1952)
12 September 2014Incumbent7 years, 127 daysTapura Huiraatira

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • Ben Cahoon (2000). "French Polynesia". WorldStatesman.org. Retrieved 25 February 2012.
  • Craig, Robert D. Historical Dictionary of Polynesia. p. 104.