List of Presidents of Mauritius

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This page contains a list of Presidents of Mauritius from 1992, when a republic was proclaimed. Under the 1992 Constitution, the constitution of the Republic of Mauritius, the President replaced the monarch as ceremonial head of state. The President is elected by the National Assembly for a five-year term. In the event of a vacancy the Vice President served as Acting President.[1][2][3]

Presidents of Mauritius (1992–Present)[edit]

# Incumbent Portrait Tenure Elected Political affiliation
(at time of appointment)
Prime Minister(s)
Took office Left office
Republic of Mauritius
1. Sir Veerasamy Ringadoo Veerasamy Ringadoo.jpg 12 March 1992 30 June 1992 1992 Labour Party Sir Anerood Jugnauth
2. Cassam Uteem No image.png 30 June 1992 15 February 2002 1992
1997
Mauritian Militant Movement Sir Anerood Jugnauth
&
Navin Ramgoolam
&
Sir Anerood Jugnauth
Angidi Chettiar
(acting)
No image.png 15 February 2002 18 February 2002 Labour Party Sir Anerood Jugnauth
Ariranga Pillay
(acting)
No image.png 18 February 2002 25 February 2002 1 Sir Anerood Jugnauth
3. Karl Offmann No image.png 25 February 2002 1 October 2003 2002 Militant Socialist Movement Sir Anerood Jugnauth
Raouf Bundhun
(acting)
No image.png 1 October 2003 7 October 2003 Mauritian Militant Movement Paul Bérenger
4. Sir Anerood Jugnauth Anerood Jugnauth January 2013.jpg 7 October 2003 31 March 2012 2003
2008
Militant Socialist Movement Paul Bérenger
&
Navin Ramgoolam
Monique Ohsan Bellepeau
(acting)
No image.png 31 March 2012 21 July 2012 Labour Party Navin Ramgoolam
5. Kailash Purryag Kailash Purryag September 2014.jpg 21 July 2012 Incumbent 2012 Navin Ramgoolam
&
Sir Anerood Jugnauth
Parties

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Served as Chief Justice of Mauritius.

Living former Presidents[edit]

Name Term/Reign Office Date of birth
Cassam Uteem 1992–2002 President of Mauritius 22 March 1941
Karl Offmann 2002–2003 President of Mauritius 25 November 1940
Sir Anerood Jugnauth 2003–2012 President of Mauritius 29 March 1930
Ariranga Pillay 2002 Acting President 14 June 1945
Raouf Bundhun 2003 Acting President 1937
Monique Ohsan Bellepeau 2012 Acting President 1942

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mauritius". Worldsstatesmen.org. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Presidents". Rulers.org. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Former Governors/Presidents". Presidency website. Retrieved 23 April 2013.