President of El Salvador

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President of the
Republic of El Salvador
Presidente de la República de El Salvador
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Presidential Seal
Incumbent
Salvador Sánchez Cerén

since 1 June 2014
Residence Casa Presidencial
Term length Five Years, Not eligible for re-election immediately
Inaugural holder Juan Lindo
Formation 22 February 1841
Website [1]
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
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This page contains a list of Presidents of El Salvador.

Heads of State of El Salvador within the Federal Republic of Central America (1821–1841)[edit]

Presidents of the Independent Republic of El Salvador (1841–present)[edit]

President Took office Left office Party
Juan Lindo (provisional) Juan Lindo00001.JPG 22 February 1841 1 February 1842 Conservative
José Escolástico Marín (acting) Escolastico Marín.jpg 1 February 1842 14 April 1842 None
Juan José Guzmán Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 14 April 1842 1 February 1844 Conservative
Fermín Palacios (acting) Fermín Palacios.jpg 1 February 1844 7 February 1844 None
Francisco Malespín Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 7 February 1844 15 February 1845 Conservative
Joaquín Eufrasio Guzmán Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 15 February 1845 1 February 1846 None
Fermín Palacios (acting) Fermín Palacios.jpg 1 February 1846 21 February 1846 None
Eugenio Aguilar Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 21 February 1846 1 February 1848 Liberal
Tomás Medina (acting) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 February 1848 3 February 1848 None
José Félix Quirós (acting) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 3 February 1848 7 February 1848 None
Doroteo Vasconcelos Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 7 February 1848 1 February 1850 Liberal
Ramón Rodríguez (acting) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 February 1850 4 February 1850 None
Doroteo Vasconcelos Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 4 February 1850 1 March 1851 Liberal
José Félix Quirós (acting) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 March 1851 3 May 1851 None
Francisco Dueñas Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 13 May 1851 30 January 1852 Conservative
José María San Martín (acting) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 30 January 1852 1 February 1852 Conservative
Francisco Dueñas Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 February 1852 1 February 1854 Conservative
Vicente Gómez (acting) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 February 1854 15 February 1854 None
José María San Martín Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 15 February 1854 1 February 1856 Conservative
Francisco Dueñas (acting) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 February 1856 12 February 1856 Conservative
Rafael Campo Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 12 February 1856 1 February 1858 Conservative
Lorenzo Zepeda (acting) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 February 1858 7 February 1858 None
Miguel Santín del Castillo Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 7 February 1858 24 January 1859 Conservative
Joaquín Eufrasio Guzmán (acting) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 24 January 1859 15 February 1859 None
José María Peralta (acting) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 15 February 1859 12 March 1859 None
Gerardo Barrios Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 12 March 1859 26 October 1863 Liberal
Francisco Dueñas Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 26 October 1863 15 April 1871 Conservative
Santiago González Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 15 April 1871 1 February 1876 Liberal
Andrés del Valle Andresdelvalle.jpg 1 February 1876 1 May 1876 Liberal
Rafael Zaldívar Rafael Zaldivar.jpg 1 May 1876 21 June 1885 Liberal
Francisco Menéndez Francisco Menéndez.jpg 21 June 1885 22 June 1890 Military
Carlos Ezeta Carlos Ezeta.jpg 22 June 1890 9 June 1894 Military
Rafael Antonio Gutiérrez Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 10 June 1894 13 November 1898 Military
Tomás Regalado Tomás Regalado.jpg 14 November 1898 1 March 1903 Military
Pedro José Escalón Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 March 1903 1 March 1907 Military
Fernando Figueroa Fernando Figueroa.jpg 1 March 1907 1 March 1911 Military
Manuel Enrique Araujo Manuel Enrique Araujo 01.jpg 1 March 1911 8 February 1913 None
Carlos Meléndez Ramirez (provisional) Carlos Meléndez.jpg 9 February 1913 29 August 1914 National Democratic Party
Alfonso Quiñónez Molina (provisional) Alfonso Quiñónez Molina 1915.jpg 29 August 1914 1 March 1915 National Democratic Party
Carlos Meléndez Ramirez Carlos Meléndez.jpg 1 March 1915 21 December 1918 National Democratic Party
Alfonso Quiñónez Molina (acting) Alfonso Quiñónez Molina 1915.jpg 21 December 1918 1 March 1919 National Democratic Party
Jorge Meléndez Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 March 1919 1 March 1923 National Democratic Party
Alfonso Quiñónez Molina Alfonso Quiñónez Molina 1915.jpg 1 March 1923 1 March 1927 National Democratic Party
Pío Romero Bosque Pio Romero Bosque.jpg 1 March 1927 1 March 1931 National Democratic Party
Arturo Araujo Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 March 1931 2 December 1931 Labor Party
Maximiliano Hernández Martínez (acting) Hernandez Martinez.jpg 4 December 1931 28 August 1934 Military/National Pro-Patria Party
Andrés Ignacio Menéndez (provisional) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 29 August 1934 1 March 1935 Military/National Pro-Patria Party
Maximiliano Hernández Martínez Hernandez Martinez.jpg 1 March 1935 9 May 1944 Military/National Pro-Patria Party
Andrés Ignacio Menéndez (provisional) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 9 May 1944 20 October 1944 Military/National Pro-Patria Party
Osmín Aguirre y Salinas (provisional) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 21 October 1944 1 March 1945 Military
Salvador Castaneda Castro Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 March 1945 14 December 1948 Military/Unification Social Democratic Party
Revolutionary Council of Government Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 15 December 1948 14 September 1950 Revolutionary Council of Government
Óscar Osorio Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 14 September 1950 14 September 1956 Military/Revolutionary Party of Democratic Unification
José María Lemus Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 14 September 1956 26 October 1960 Military/Revolutionary Party of Democratic Unification
Junta of Government Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 26 October 1960 25 January 1961 Junta of Government
Civic-Military Directory Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 25 January 1961 25 January 1962 Civic-Military Directory
Eusebio Rodolfo Cordón Cea (provisional) Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 25 January 1962 1 July 1962 None
Julio Adalberto Rivera Carballo Copia de Coronel Julio Adalberto Rivera.jpg 1 July 1962 1 July 1967 Party of National Conciliation
Fidel Sánchez Hernández Fidel Sanchez Hernandez.JPG 1 July 1967 1 July 1972 Party of National Conciliation
Arturo Armando Molina Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 July 1972 1 July 1977 Party of National Conciliation
Carlos Humberto Romero Humberto Romero 1977.jpg 1 July 1977 15 October 1979 Party of National Conciliation
Revolutionary Government Junta Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 15 October 1979 2 May 1982 Revolutionary Government Junta
Álvaro Magaña Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 2 May 1982 1 June 1984 Nationalist Republican Alliance
José Napoleón Duarte Jose Napoleon Duarte.png 1 June 1984 1 June 1989 Christian Democratic Party
Alfredo Cristiani Alfredo Cristiani.jpg 1 June 1989 1 June 1994 Nationalist Republican Alliance
Armando Calderón Sol Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg 1 June 1994 1 June 1999 Nationalist Republican Alliance
Francisco Flores Pérez President Francisco Flores El Salvador1.jpg 1 June 1999 1 June 2004 Nationalist Republican Alliance
Antonio Saca Antonio Saca 2005.jpg 1 June 2004 1 June 2009 Nationalist Republican Alliance
Mauricio Funes Mauricio Funes (Brasilia, May 2008).jpg 1 June 2009 1 June 2014 Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front
Salvador Sánchez Cerén Salvador Sanchez Ceren.jpg 1 June 2014 Incumbent Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front

Latest election[edit]

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Salvador Sánchez Cerén Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front 1,315,768 48.93 1,495,815 50.11
Norman Quijano Nationalist Republican Alliance 1,047,592 38.96 1,489,451 49.89
Antonio Saca Unity Movement 307,603 11.44
René Rodriguez Hurtado Salvadoran Progressive Party 11,314 0.42
Óscar Lemus Salvadoran Patriot Fraternity 6,659 0.25
Invalid/blank votes 34,310 19,579
Total 2,723,246 100 3,004,845 100
Registered voters/turnout 4,955,107 54.96 4,955,107 60.64
Source: TSE 1, [2]

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