List of elected or appointed female deputy heads of state

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This is a list of women who have been elected or appointed deputy head of state of their respective countries. This list does not include female deputy heads of government who are not concurrently deputy head of state, such as deputy prime ministers.

List of female deputy heads of state[edit]

  Denotes incumbent deputy head of state
  • Italics denotes an acting head of state and states that are either de facto (with limited to no international recognition) or defunct.
Name Image Country Continent Office Mandate start Mandate end Term length
Soong Ching-ling Soong Ching-ling 1937.jpg  People's Republic of China Asia Deputy Chairperson 1 October 1949 27 September 1954 4 years, 361 days
Soong Ching-ling Soong Ching-ling 1937.jpg  People's Republic of China Asia Deputy Chairperson 27 April 1959 24 February 1972 12 years, 303 days
Maria Paretti No image.svg  Romania Europe Vice President 1961 1966 5 years, 0 days
Constanţa Crăciun No image.svg  Romania Europe Vice President 1965 1969 4 years, 0 days
Isabel Martínez de Perón Isabelita ícono.jpg  Argentina America Vice President 12 October 1973 1 July 1974 262 days
Maria Ciocan[1][2] No image.svg  Romania Europe Vice President 1980 1985 5 years, 0 days
Anahita Ratebzad No image.svg  Afghanistan Asia Deputy Chairman of the Revolutionary Council 27 December 1980 24 November 1985 4 years, 332 days
Emine Guri No image.svg  Albania Europe Vice President 22 November 1982 22 November 1989 7 years, 0 days
Viola Harper Burnham No image.svg  Guyana America Vice President 6 August 1985 9 October 1991 6 years, 64 days
Maria Ghiţulică No image.svg  Romania Europe Vice President 1985 1989 4 years, 0 days
Victoria Garrón Orozco No image.svg  Costa Rica America Second Vice President 8 May 1986 8 May 1990 4 years, 0 days
Nguyễn Thị Bình No image.svg  Vietnam Asia Vice President 15 February 1987 12 August 2002 15 years, 178 days
Blaga Dimitrova Blaga Dimitrova Youn.jpg  Bulgaria Europe Vice President 22 January 1992 6 July 1993 1 year, 165 days
Tatjana Ljujić-Mijatović No image.svg  Bosnia-Herzegovina Europe Member of the Presidency 5 October 1992 5 October 1996 4 years, 0 days
Specioza Kazibwe No image.svg  Uganda Africa Vice President 1994 2003 9 years, 0 days
Guadalupe Jerezano Mejía No image.svg  Honduras America Third Vice President 27 January 1994 27 January 1998 4 years, 0 days
Rebeca Grynspan Rebeca Grynspan UNDP Port-au-Prince 2010.jpg  Costa Rica America Second Vice President 8 May 1994 8 May 1998 4 years, 0 days
Julia Mena No image.svg  Nicaragua America Vice President 2 January 1995 2 January 1997 2 years, 0 days
Rosalía Arteaga R Arteaga.jpg  Ecuador America Vice President 10 August 1996 9 February 1997 183 days
Rosalía Arteaga R Arteaga.jpg  Ecuador America Vice President 11 February 1997 30 March 1998 1 year, 47 days
Janet Jagan Janet Jagan.png  Guyana America Vice President 6 March 1997 19 December 1997 288 days
Isatou Njie-Saidy Isatou Njie Saidy, Gambia vice-president 2006.jpg  The Gambia Africa Vice President 20 March 1997 18 January 2017 19 years, 304 days
Masoumeh Ebtekar Portrait of Masoumeh Ebtekar.jpg  Iran Asia Vice President 2 August 1997 3 August 2005 8 years, 1 day
Gladys Caballero de Arevalo No image.svg  Honduras America Second Vice President 27 January 1998 27 January 2002 4 years, 0 days
Astrid Fischel Volio No image.svg  Costa Rica America First Vice President 8 May 1998 8 May 2002 4 years, 0 days
Elizabeth Odio Benito No image.svg  Costa Rica America Second Vice President 8 May 1998 8 May 2002 4 years, 0 days
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Gloria Macapagal Arroyo WEF 2009-crop.jpg  Philippines Asia Vice President 30 June 1998 20 January 2001 2 years, 204 days
Megawati Sukarnoputri President Megawati Sukarnoputri - Indonesia.jpg  Indonesia Asia Vice President 26 October 1999 23 July 2001 1 year, 289 days
Annette Lu Taiwan Vice-President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮副總統) gives a speech at the 228 Memorial in Taipei.jpg  Taiwan (Republic of China) Asia Vice President 20 May 2000 20 May 2008 8 years, 0 days
Milagros Ortiz Bosch Milagros Ortiz.jpg  Dominican Republic America Vice President 16 August 2000 16 August 2004 4 years, 0 days
Adina Bastidas No image.svg  Venezuela America Vice President 24 December 2000 13 January 2002 1 year, 20 days
Sandra Pierantozzi Sandra Pierantozzi.jpg  Palau Oceania Vice President 19 January 2001 1 January 2005 3 years, 348 days
Armida Villela de López Contreras No image.svg  Honduras America Second Vice President 27 January 2002 27 January 2006 4 years, 0 days
Lineth Saborío Chaverri No image.svg  Costa Rica America First Vice President 8 May 2002 8 May 2006 4 years, 0 days
Trương Mỹ Hoa Truong My Hoa.jpg  Vietnam Asia Vice President 12 August 2002 25 July 2007 4 years, 347 days
Teima Onorio Teima Onorio.jpg  Kiribati Oceania Vice President 10 July 2003 12 March 2016 12 years, 246 days
Ana Vilma de Escobar Ana Vilma ESA.JPG  El Salvador America Vice President 1 June 2004 1 June 2009 5 years, 0 days
Joice Mujuru Joice Mujuru at Horasis Global Arab Business Meeting 2012 crop.jpg  Zimbabwe Africa Vice President 6 December 2004 8 December 2014 10 years, 2 days
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka 2014.jpg  South Africa Africa Deputy President 22 June 2005 24 September 2008 3 years, 94 days
Fatemeh Javadi No image.svg  Iran Asia Vice President 3 August 2005 5 August 2009 4 years, 2 days
Alice Nzomukunda No image.svg  Burundi Africa Vice President 29 August 2005 5 September 2006 1 year, 7 days
Najah al-Attar No image.svg  Syria Asia Vice President 23 March 2006 Incumbent 11 years, 84 days
Dalia Itzik Dalya Itzik 1.png  Israel Asia Designated Acting President[3] 4 May 2006 30 March 2009 2 years, 330 days
Laura Chinchilla Chinchilla Adelante.jpg  Costa Rica America First Vice President 8 May 2006 8 October 2008 2 years, 153 days
Lourdes Mendoza Lourdes Mendoza del Solar 2010.jpg  Peru America Second Vice President 28 July 2006 28 July 2011 5 years, 0 days
Marina Barampama No image.svg  Burundi Africa Vice President 8 September 2006 8 February 2007 153 days
Dalia Itzik Dalya Itzik 1.png  Israel Asia Interim President[4] 1 July 2007 15 July 2007 14 days
Nguyễn Thị Doan Nguyễn Thị Doan.jpg  Vietnam Asia Vice President 25 July 2007 8 April 2016 8 years, 258 days
Baleka Mbete No image.svg  South Africa Africa Deputy President 25 September 2008 9 May 2009 1 year, 107 days
Joyce Banda President of Malawi Joyce Banda (8985928177).jpg  Malawi Africa Vice President 29 May 2009 7 April 2012 2 years, 312 days
Fatemeh Bodaghi No image.svg  Iran Asia Vice President 21 September 2009 10 September 2013 3 years, 354 days
Farahnaz Torkestani No image.svg  Iran Asia Vice President 21 September 2009 10 September 2013 3 years, 354 days
Maryam Mojtahedzadeh Maryam Mojtahed Zadeh.jpg  Iran Asia Vice President 21 September 2009 8 October 2013 4 years, 17 days
Nasrin Soltankhah Nasrin Soltankhah.jpg  Iran Asia Vice President 21 September 2009 10 September 2013 3 years, 354 days
María Antonieta de Bográn No image.svg  Honduras America First Vice President 27 January 2010 27 January 2014 4 years, 0 days
Hannelore Kraft Hannelorekraft.jpg  Germany Europe President of the Bundesrat[5] 1 November 2010 31 October 2011 1 year, 0 days
Monique Ohsan Bellepeau No image.svg  Mauritius Africa Vice President 12 November 2010 4 April 2016 5 years, 144 days
Susan Denham Susan Denham 2014.jpg  Ireland Europe Chief Justice[6] 25 July 2011 Incumbent 5 years, 325 days
Marisol Espinoza Marisol Espinoza 2.jpg  Peru America First Vice President 28 July 2011 28 July 2016 5 years, 0 days
Meherzia Labidi Maïza MeherziaLabidiMars2012.jpg  Tunisia Africa First Vice-president of the Constituent Assembly of Tunisia 22 November 2011 2 December 2014 3 years, 10 days
Roxana Baldetti Roxana Baldetti.jpg  Guatemala America Vice President 14 January 2012 8 May 2015 3 years, 114 days
Margarita Popova Margarita Popova.jpg  Bulgaria Europe Vice President 22 January 2012 22 January 2017 5 years, 0 days
Margarita Cedeño de Fernández Her Excellency Ms. Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, Vice-President of the Dominican Republic (8957848699).jpg  Dominican Republic America Vice President 16 August 2012 Incumbent 4 years, 303 days
Suheir Atassi Suheir al-Atassi (cropped).jpg Syrian Arab Republic (opposition) Asia Vice President of the National Coalition 12 November 2012 4 January 2015 2 years, 53 days
Gladys María Bejerano Portela No image.svg  Cuba America Second Vice President 24 February 2013 Incumbent 4 years, 111 days
Mercedes López Acea No image.svg  Cuba America Third Vice President 24 February 2013 Incumbent 4 years, 111 days
Elham Aminzadeh Elham Aminzadeh 01.jpg  Iran Asia Vice President 11 August 2013 12 July 2016 2 years, 336 days
Masoumeh Ebtekar Portrait of Masoumeh Ebtekar.jpg  Iran Asia Vice President 10 September 2013 Incumbent 3 years, 278 days
Shahindokht Molaverdi Shahindokht Molaverdi 01.jpg  Iran Asia Vice President 8 October 2013 Incumbent 3 years, 250 days
Ana Rossana Guevara Pinto No image.svg  Honduras America Second Vice President 27 January 2014 Incumbent 3 years, 139 days
Lorena Enriqueta Herrera Estevez No image.svg  Honduras America Third Vice President 27 January 2014 Incumbent 3 years, 139 days
Ana Helena Chacon Echeverria A D 1164 25 A.JPG  Costa Rica America Second Vice President 8 May 2014 Incumbent 3 years, 38 days
Isabel Saint Malo Isabel Saint Malo.jpg  Panama America Vice President 1 July 2014 Incumbent 2 years, 349 days
Noura al-Ameer No image.svg Syrian Arab Republic (opposition) Asia Vice President of the National Coalition 4 January 2015 5 March 2016 1 year, 61 days
Inonge Wina Inonge Wina.jpg  Zambia Africa Vice President 26 January 2015 Incumbent 2 years, 140 days
Samia Suluhu Samia Suluhu Hassan.jpg  Tanzania Africa Vice President 5 November 2015 Incumbent 1 year, 222 days
Gabriela Michetti Gabriela Michetti no Itamaraty em entrevista coletiva 02.jpg  Argentina America Vice President 10 December 2015 Incumbent 1 year, 187 days
Samira al-Masalma No image.svg Syrian Arab Republic (opposition) Asia Vice President of the National Coalition 5 March 2016 6 May 2017 1 year, 62 days
Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.jpg  Vietnam Asia Vice President 8 April 2016 Incumbent 1 year, 68 days
Leni Robredo VP Leni Meeting with Pres Duterte Cropped 2016.jpg  Philippines Asia Vice President 30 June 2016 Incumbent 350 days
Mercedes Aráoz Mercedes Rosalba Aráoz Fernández.JPG  Peru America Second Vice President 28 July 2016 Incumbent 322 days
Malu Dreyer WLP RLP 9648 Malu Dreyer.jpg  Germany Europe President of the Bundesrat[7] 1 November 2016 Incumbent 226 days
Zahra Ahmadipour Zahra Ahmadipour, November 2016.jpg  Iran Asia Vice President 6 November 2016 Incumbent 221 days
Rosario Murillo Daniel Ortega, Presidente de Nicaragua recibe a delegación del Ecuador (9571730174).jpg  Nicaragua America Vice President 10 January 2017 Incumbent 156 days
Iliana Iotova Iliana Iotova - Bulgarian part- Citizens’ Corner debate- With or without Schengen? (26448779462).jpg  Bulgaria Europe Vice President 22 January 2017 Incumbent 144 days
Mehriban Aliyeva Mehriban Aliyeva02.jpg  Azerbaijan Asia Vice President 21 February 2017 Incumbent 114 days
Fatoumata Tambajang No image.svg  The Gambia Africa Acting Vice President 22 February 2017 Incumbent 113 days
Salwa Aksoy No image.svg Syrian Arab Republic (opposition) Asia Vice President of the National Coalition 6 May 2017 Incumbent 40 days

References[edit]

  1. ^ The International year book and statesmen's who's who (33rd ed.). Burke's Peerage. 1985. p. 407. ISBN 978-0-611-00680-6. 
  2. ^ McDonagh, Eileen (2009). The motherless state: women's political leadership and American democracy. University of Chicago Press. p. 116. ISBN 978-0-226-51455-0. 
  3. ^ An ex officio poistion held by the Speaker of the Knesset to act for the President of Israel
  4. ^ An ex officio poistion held by the Speaker of the Knesset when there is no serving President of Israel
  5. ^ According to Article 57 of the German Basic Law, the President of the Bundesrat acts for the President when the latter is unavailable.
  6. ^ According to 1937 Constitution of Ireland, Chief Justice included in the Presidential Commission which is the collective vice presidency of the Republic of Ireland
  7. ^ According to Article 57 of the German Basic Law, the President of the Bundesrat acts for the President when the latter is unavailable.

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