President of Turkmenistan

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President of Turkmenistan
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Standard of the President of Turkmenistan
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Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow 2012-09-11.jpg
Incumbent
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow

since 14 February 2007[1]
Appointer Direct popular vote
Term length 5 years, renewable
Inaugural holder Saparmurat Niyazov
Formation 2 November 1990 (Turkmen SSR)
27 October 1991 (Turkmenistan)

President of Turkmenistan is the head of state and of the executive power, is the highest official of Turkmenistan, and acts as a guarantor of national independence, territorial integrity, and adherence to the Constitution and international agreements.[2]

Leaders of Turkmenistan (1924-1991)[edit]

Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic (1924-1990)[edit]

First Secretaries of the Turkmen Communist Party[edit]

Presidents of the Republic of Turkmenistan (1990-present)[edit]

The first column consecutively numbers the individuals who have served as president, while the second column consecutively numbers the Presidential terms or administrations.

A# Name Picture Took office Left office Political party
1 1.
1990
Saparmurat Niyazov Saparmurat Niyazov.jpg 2 November 1990 16 December 1991 Communist Party of Turkmenistan
(1) 16 December 1991 21 June 1992 Democratic Party of Turkmenistan
2.
1992
21 June 1992 28 December 1999[3]
3.
President for Life
28 December 1999 21 December 2006[4]
- Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow 2012-09-11.jpg 21 December 2006 11 February 2007 Democratic Party of Turkmenistan

Independent
2 1.
2007
11 February 2007 12 February 2012
2.
2012
12 February 2012 Incumbent
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Turkmenistan

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acting: 21 December 2006 - 14 February 2007.
  2. ^ Article 50 of the Constitution of Turkmenistan
  3. ^ Declared President for Life
  4. ^ Died in office

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