President of the Balearic Islands

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President of the Balearic Islands
President del Govern de les Illes Balears
Escudo de las Islas Baleares.svg
Coat of Arms of the Balearic Islands
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Incumbent
Francina Armengol

since 2 July 2015
Style Molt Honorable Senyor/a
Residence Consulate of the Sea, Palma, Mallorca
Term length 4 years
Inaugural holder Gabriel Cañellas Fons
10 June 1983

The President of the Balearic Islands is the head of government of the Balearic Islands, one of the 17 autonomous communities of Spain, while the monarch Felipe VI remains the head of state as King of Spain (and therefore of the Balearic Islands).

List of Presidents of the Balearic Islands[edit]

Inter-island General Council[edit]

Name Term of office Political Party
Took office Left office Days
Jeroni Albertí Picornell
(b. 1927)
24 July 1978 27 September 1982 1526 Union of the Democratic Centre
Francesc Tutzó Bennàsar
(b. 1940)
27 September 1982 10 June 1983 256

Government of the Balearic Islands[edit]

Name Term of office Legislature Political Party
Took office Left office Days
Gabriel Cañellas Fons
(b. 1941)
10 June 1983[1] 22 July 1987 4405 I
(1983–1987)
People's Alliance
22 July 1987[2] 1 July 1991 II
(1987–1991)
People's Party
1 July 1991[3] 1 July 1995 III
(1991–1995)
1 July 1995[4] 1 August 1995 IV
(1995–1999)
Longest-serving President. Won absolute majorities in 1991
election—in alliance with UM—and 1995 election.
Resigned because of a corruption case.
Cristòfol Soler Cladera
(b. 1956)
1 August 1995[5] 18 June 1996 322 IV
(——)
Shortest-serving President, after being President of the Parliament
for four years. Confrontations with his party forced him to resign.
Jaume Matas
(b. 1956)
18 June 1996[6] 27 July 1999 1134 IV
(——)
First time.
Francesc Antich
(b. 1958)
27 July 1999[7] 27 June 2003 1431 V
(1999–2003)
Socialist Party
of the Balearic Islands
First time.
Jaume Matas
(b. 1956)
27 June 2003[8] 6 July 2007 1470 VI
(2003–2007)
People's Party
Second time. Won an absolute majority after being Spanish
Minister of the Environment for three years.
Francesc Antich
(b. 1958)
6 July 2007[9] 18 June 2011 1443 VII
(2007–2011)
Socialist Party
of the Balearic Islands
Second time.
José Ramón Bauzà
(b. 1970)
18 June 2011[10] 2 July 2015 1475 VIII
(2011–2015)
People's Party
Francina Armengol
(b. 1971)
2 July 2015[11] Incumbent 692 IX
(2015–)
Socialist Party
of the Balearic Islands
Francina Armengol José Ramón Bauzà Francesc Antich Jaume Matas Francesc Antich Jaume Matas Cristòfol Soler Cladera Gabriel Cañellas Fons

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Butlletí Oficial de la Comunitat Autònoma de les Illes Balears" (PDF). boib.caib.es (in Catalan and Spanish). 1983-06-10. 
  2. ^ "Butlletí Oficial de la Comunitat Autònoma de les Illes Balears" (PDF). boib.caib.es (in Catalan and Spanish). 1987-07-22. 
  3. ^ "Butlletí Oficial de la Comunitat Autònoma de les Illes Balears" (PDF). boib.caib.es (in Spanish). 1991-07-01. 
  4. ^ "Butlletí Oficial de la Comunitat Autònoma de les Illes Balears" (PDF). boib.caib.es (in Spanish). 1995-07-01. 
  5. ^ "Butlletí Oficial de la Comunitat Autònoma de les Illes Balears" (PDF). boib.caib.es (in Spanish). 1995-08-01. 
  6. ^ "Butlletí Oficial de la Comunitat Autònoma de les Illes Balears" (PDF). boib.caib.es (in Spanish). 1996-06-18. 
  7. ^ "Butlletí Oficial de la Comunitat Autònoma de les Illes Balears" (PDF). boib.caib.es (in Spanish). 1999-07-27. 
  8. ^ "Butlletí Oficial de la Comunitat Autònoma de les Illes Balears" (PDF). boib.caib.es (in Spanish). 2003-06-27. 
  9. ^ "Butlletí Oficial de la Comunitat Autònoma de les Illes Balears" (PDF). boib.caib.es (in Spanish). 2007-07-06. 
  10. ^ "Butlletí Oficial de la Comunitat Autònoma de les Illes Balears" (PDF). boib.caib.es (in Spanish). 2011-06-18. 
  11. ^ "Butlletí Oficial de la Comunitat Autònoma de les Illes Balears". caib.es (in Catalan). 2015-07-02.