List of Presidents of Cuba

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The following is a list of Presidents of Cuba from 1902 until the present day.

The current President of Cuba (officially called President of the Council of State, according to the 1976 Constitution) is Raúl Castro, since 24 February 2008.

Presidents of Cuba[edit]

Republic of Cuba[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Time in Office
President of the Republic
1 Tomas estrada palma.jpg Tomás Estrada Palma
(1835–1908)
20 May 1902 28 September 1906 4 years, 131 days Republican Party of Havana

Second Occupation of Cuba[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Appointed by
Took Office Left Office Time in Office
Provisional Governors
William Howard Taft.jpg William Howard Taft
(1857–1930)
29 September 1906 13 October 1906 14 days President
Theodore Roosevelt
President Roosevelt - Pach Bros.tif
(1901–1909)
CharlesEMagoon.jpg Charles Edward Magoon
(1861–1920)
13 October 1906 28 January 1909 2 years, 107 days

Republic of Cuba[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Time in Office
Presidents of the Republic
2 JoseMiguelGomez.jpg José Miguel Gómez
(1858–1921)
28 January 1909 20 May 1913 4 years, 112 days Liberal Party
3 PresidentMenocal-Cuba.jpg Mario García Menocal
(1866–1941)
20 May 1913 20 May 1921 8 years, 0 days Conservative Party
4 Alfredo Zayas of Cuba.jpg Alfredo Zayas y Alfonso
(1861–1934)
20 May 1921 20 May 1925 4 years, 0 days Cuban Popular Party-National League
5 Gmachado.PNG Gerardo Machado
(1871–1939)
20 May 1925 12 August 1933 8 years, 84 days Liberal Party
Alberto Herrera y Franchi.jpg Alberto Herrera y Franchi
(1874–1954)
12 August 1933 13 August 1933 1 day Military
Carlos Manuel de Cespedes y Quesada.jpg Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y Quesada
(1871–1939)
13 August 1933 5 September 1933 23 days A.B.C. Revolutionary Society
Executive Commission of the Provisional Government
Ramón Grau San Martín.jpg Ramón Grau
(1881–1969)
5 September 1933 10 September 1933 5 days Authentic Cuban Revolutionary Party
No image.png Guillermo Portela y Möller
(1886–1958)
Liberal Party
No image.png José Miguel Irisarri y Gamio
(1895–1968)
Conservative Party
No image.png Sergio Carbó y Morera
(1891–1971)
Cuban Popular Party-National League
No image.png Porfirio Franca y Álvarez de la Campa
(1878–1950)
Liberal Party
Presidents of the Republic
6 Ramón Grau San Martín.jpg Ramón Grau
(1881–1969)
10 September 1933 15 January 1934 127 days Authentic Cuban Revolutionary Party
Carlos Hevia.jpg Carlos Hevia
(1900–1964)
15 January 1934 18 January 1934 3 days Authentic Cuban Revolutionary Party
Manuel Marquez Sterling.jpg Manuel Márquez Sterling
(1872–1934)
18 January 1934 18 January 1934 0 days Independent
Carlos Mendieta.jpg Carlos Mendieta
(1873–1960)
18 January 1934 11 December 1935 1 year, 327 days National Union
José A. Barnet.jpg José Agripino Barnet
(1864–1945)
11 December 1935 20 May 1936 161 days National Union
7 Miguel Mariano Gomez (contrast enhanced).tif Miguel Mariano Gómez
(1889–1950)
20 May 1936 24 December 1936 218 days National Union
8 Federico Laredo Bru.jpg Federico Laredo Brú
(1875–1946)
24 December 1936 10 October 1940 3 years, 291 days National Union
9 Fulgencio Batista, 1938.jpg Fulgencio Batista
(1901–1973)
10 October 1940 10 October 1944 4 years, 0 days Democratic Socialist Coalition
10 Ramón Grau San Martín.jpg Ramón Grau
(1881–1969)
10 October 1944 10 October 1948 4 years, 0 days Authentic Cuban Revolutionary Party
11 Carlos Prio Socarras of Cuba.jpg Carlos Prío Socarrás
(1903–1977)
10 October 1948 10 March 1952 3 years, 152 days Authentic Cuban Revolutionary Party
Fulgencio Batista, 1938.jpg Fulgencio Batista
(1901–1973)
10 March 1952 24 February 1955 6 years, 297 days Progressive Action Party
12 24 February 1955 1 January 1959
Anselmo Alliegro y Milá.jpg Anselmo Alliegro y Milá
(1899–1961)
1 January 1959 2 January 1959 1 day Progressive Action Party
No image.png Carlos Manuel Piedra
(1895–1988)
2 January 1959 3 January 1959 1 day Independent

Republic of Cuba (since the Revolution)[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Time in Office
Presidents of the Republic
13 Manuel Urrutia Lleó.JPG Manuel Urrutia Lleó
(1901–1981)
3 January 1959 18 July 1959 196 days Independent
14 OsvaldoDorticósTorrado.png Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado
(1919–1983)
18 July 1959 2 December 1976 17 years, 137 days Popular Socialist Party
(until 26 March 1962.)
(14) United Party of the Cuban Socialist Revolution
Communist Party of Cuba
Presidents of the Council of State
15 Fidel Castro5 cropped.JPG Fidel Castro
(1926–2016)
2 December 1976 24 February 2008 31 years, 84 days Communist Party of Cuba
Presidente de Cuba, Raúl Castro, visita Salvador.jpg Raúl Castro
(1931–)
31 July 2006 24 February 2008 1 year, 208 days Communist Party of Cuba
16 24 February 2008 Incumbent 8 years, 358 days
(as of 16 February 2017)

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