List of Presidents of France by tenure

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The following is a list[1][2][3] of Presidents of France sorted by length of tenure.

Francois Mitterrand was President for 14 years
Charles de Gualle was President for 10 years, provisional head of state for 2 years, and leader of Free France for 4 years
Jean Casimir-Perier resigned in frustration after less than six months in office
President Length
in days
Rank Notes
21 François Mitterrand 5109 1 Served two full terms of seven years.
22 Jacques Chirac 4382 2 Served one full term of seven years and one full term of five years.
18 Charles de Gaulle 3763 3 Served one full term of seven years and resigned during second term.
4 Jules Grévy 3228 4 Served one full term of seven years and resigned during second term.
15 Albert Lebrun 2983 5 Served one full term of seven years and was replaced by Marshal Philippe Pétain during second term.
8 Émile Loubet 2556 6 Served one full term of seven years.
9 Armand Fallières 2557 7 Served one full term of seven years.
10 Raymond Poincaré 2556 8 Served one full term of seven years.
13 Gaston Doumergue 2556 9 Served one full term of seven years.
16 Vincent Auriol 2557 10 Served one full term of seven years.
20 Valéry Giscard d'Estaing 2551 11 Served one full term of seven years.
5 Sadi Carnot 2396 12 Served less than one full term of seven years (assassinated).
3 Patrice de Mac-Mahon 2077 13 Served less than one full term of seven years (resigned).
23 Nicolas Sarkozy 1826 14 Served one full term of five years.
24 François Hollande 1825 15 Served one full term of five years.
17 René Coty 1818 16 Served less than one full term of seven years (end of the Fourth Republic).
19 Georges Pompidou 1747 17 Served less than one full term of seven years (died in office).
7 Félix Faure 1491 18 Served less than one full term of seven years (died in office).
1 Prince Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte 1443 19 Served less than one full term of four years (end of the Second Republic, proclaimed himself as Emperor).
12 Alexandre Millerand 1357 20 Served less than one full term of seven years (resigned).
25 Emmanuel Macron 737 21 Currently serving one term of five years.
2 Adolphe Thiers 632 22 Served less than one full term of seven years (resigned).
14 Paul Doumer 329 23 Served less than one full term of seven years (assassinated).
11 Paul Deschanel 216 24 Served less than one full term of seven years (resigned).
6 Jean Casimir-Perier 203 25 Served less than one full term of seven years (resigned).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of France Presidents". Worldpresidentsdb.com. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  2. ^ "List of kings of France, emperors and presidents of France". Sport-histoire.fr. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  3. ^ "List of presidents of France". Britannica.com. Retrieved 11 January 2018.