List of heads of state of Russia

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This is the list of the heads of state of Russia. For a more detailed, but shorter list (encompassing only the heads of state after the Soviet Union), go to List of presidents of Russia.

# Picture Name Term of office Party
Russian Provisional Government (1917)
1 Georgy Lvov, 1918.jpg Georgy Lvov 15 March 1917 21 July 1917 Constitutional Democratic Party
2 Alexander Kerensky LOC 24416.jpg Alexander Kerensky [1] 21 July 1917 7 November 1917 Socialist-Revolutionary Party (Trudovik faction)
Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1917–1991)
3 1918 Lev Kamenev.jpg Lev Kamenev 7 November 1917 21 November 1917 Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (bolsheviks)
4 YakovSverdlov.jpg Yakov Sverdlov 21 November 1917 16 March 1919 Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (bolsheviks)/
Russian Communist Party (bolsheviks)
5 M.F.Vladimirsky - young.jpeg Mikhail Vladimirsky 16 March 1919 30 March 1919 Russian Communist Party (bolsheviks)
6 Калинин М. И. (1920).jpg Mikhail Kalinin 30 March 1919 15 July 1938 All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks)
7 Alexey Badaev.jpeg Aleksei Badayev 15 July 1938 4 March 1944 All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks)
8 NikolayShvernik.jpg Nikolay Shvernik 4 March 1944 25 June 1946 All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks)
9 No image.png Ivan Vlasov 25 June 1946 7 July 1950 All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks)
9 No image.png Mikhail Tarasov 7 July 1950 16 April 1959 All-Union Communist Party (bolsheviks)/
Communist Party of the Soviet Union
10 No image.png Nikolai Ignatov 16 April 1959 26 November 1959 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
11 No image.png Nikolai Organov 26 November 1959 20 December 1962 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
(10) No image.png Nikolai Ignatov 20 December 1962 14 November 1966 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
12 Mikhail Yasnov 14 November 1966 26 March 1985 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
13 Vladimir Orlov 26 March 1985 3 October 1988 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
14 Vitaly Vorotnikov 3 October 1988 29 May 1990 Communist Party of the Soviet Union
15 Борис Николаевич Ельцин.jpg Boris Yeltsin 29 May 1990 25 December 1991 Independent
Russian Federation (since 1991)
1 Борис Николаевич Ельцин.jpg Boris Yeltsin 25 December 1991 31 December 1999 Independent
VladimirPutinNewYear2012-2.png Vladimir Putin 31 December 1999 7 May 2000 Unity
2 7 May 2000 7 May 2008 Unity/
Independent
3 Medvedev at Davos.jpg Dmitry Medvedev 7 May 2008 7 May 2012 United Russia
(2) VladimirPutinNewYear2012-2.png Vladimir Putin 7 May 2012 incumbent United Russia

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