List of impeached presidents

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This is a list of presidents or holders of other offices equivalent to a head of state who have been impeached.

Successful impeachments[edit]

Name Country Title Date Result
Park Geun-hye South Korea President March 10, 2017 Passed. Second female president to be impeached. Succeeded in office by prime minister Hwang Kyo-ahn as acting president.
Dilma Vana Rousseff Brazil President August 31, 2016 Passed. First female president to be impeached. Succeeded in office by vice president Michel Temer.
Viktor Yanukovych Ukraine President February 21, 2014 The impeachment procedure stipulated by the Constitution of Ukraine was not followed. Left the country. Succeeded in office by parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov as acting president.
Fernando Lugo Paraguay President June 21, 2012 Passed. Succeeded in office by vice president Federico Franco.
Rolandas Paksas Lithuania President April 6, 2004 Passed. Succeeded in office by parliament speaker Artūras Paulauskas as acting president.
Abdurrahman Wahid Indonesia President July 23, 2001 Passed. Succeeded in office by vice president Megawati Sukarnoputri.
Alberto Fujimori Peru President November 21, 2000 Passed. Succeeded in office by congress president Valentín Paniagua as constitutional president.
Joseph Estrada Philippines President November 13, 2000 Resigned from office. Succeeded in office by vice president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
Bill Clinton United States President December 19, 1998 Impeached, but not removed from office by the United States Senate.
Boris Yeltsin (2nd time) Russia President September 22, 1993 Remained in office and ordered the dissolution of the Supreme Soviet.
Carlos Andrés Pérez Venezuela President March 20, 1993 Passed. Succeeded in office by congress president Octavio Lepage as provisional president.
Fernando Collor de Mello Brazil President September 1, 1992 Resigned from office. Succeeded in office by vice president Itamar Franco.
Abolhassan Banisadr Iran President June 21, 1981 Passed. Succeeded in office by the Provisional Presidential Council.
Andrew Johnson United States President February 24, 1868 Impeached, but not removed from office by the United States Senate.

Failed impeachment attempts[edit]

Name Country Title Date Result
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Peru President December 21, 2017 Not passed
Jacob Zuma South Africa President April 5, 2016 Not passed
Václav Klaus Czech Republic President March 5, 2013 Not passed
Traian Băsescu (2nd time) Romania President July 29, 2012 Not passed
Traian Băsescu (1st time) Romania President April 19, 2007 Not passed
Roh Moo-hyun South Korea President March 12, 2004 Not passed
Boris Yeltsin (3rd time) Russia President May 15, 1999 Not passed
Boris Yeltsin (1st time) Russia President March 28, 1993 Not passed
Warren Hastings British Raj Governor-General February 13, 1788 Not passed