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List of national leaders of Belarus

This is a comprehensive chronological list of national leaders of Belarus since its first independence, in 1918, including its presidents both before and after the soviet era, and the soviet leaders themselves, who, unlike the Presidents, were not formal Heads of State.

Leaders of Belarus since 1918

Belarusian National Republic (1918–1920)

# Chairman Took office Left office Party
Chairmen of the Rada
1 Jan Sierada 9 March 1918 May 1918 Belarusian Socialist Assembly
Vacant (May 1918-1 January 1919)
Chairman of the Provisional Revolutionary Workers-and-Peasants' Soviet Government
2 Zmicier Zhylunovich 1 January 1919 4 February 1919 Independent / Non-partisan
Chairmen of the Central Executive Committee
3 Aleksandr Myasnikyan 4 February 1919 27 February 1919 Communist Party of Belorussia
Vacant (27 February 1919-13 December 1919)
4 Pyotra Krecheuski 13 December 1919 4 February 1919 Independent / Non-partisan
Chairman of the Rival Government
(1) Jan Sierada 13 December 1919 July 1920 Belarusian Socialist Assembly

Belarusian National Republic in Exile (1920–1992)

Presidents

(In Vilnius to 1925, then in Prague, presently in Canada)

Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (1920–1991)

First secretaries of the Byelorussian Communist Party

# Chairman Took office Left office Party
2 Vilgelm Knorinsh 9 August 1920 30 December 1922 Communist Party of Belorussia
(2) 30 December 1922 1923 Communist Party of Byelorussia
3 Aleksandr Osatkin-Vladimirsky 1923 13 May 1924 Communist Party of Byelorussia
4 Aleksandr Krinitsky 13 May 1924 22 December 1925 Communist Party of Byelorussia
5 Nikolay Goloded 22 December 1925 7 May 1927 Communist Party of Byelorussia
(2) Vilgelm Knorinsh 7 May 1927 4 December 1928 Communist Party of Byelorussia
6 Vilgelm Knorinsh 4 December 1928 3 January 1930 Communist Party of Byelorussia
7 Konstantin Gey 3 January 1930 18 January 1932 Communist Party of Byelorussia
8 Nikolay Gikalo 18 January 1932 18 March 1937 Communist Party of Byelorussia
9 Vasily Sharangovich 18 March 1937 17 July 1937 Communist Party of Byelorussia
Yakov Yakovle 17 July 1937 8 August 1937 Communist Party of Byelorussia
10 Aleksei Volkov 11 August 1937 18 June 1938 Communist Party of Byelorussia
11 Aleksei Volkov 18 June 1938 7 March 1947 Communist Party of Byelorussia
12 Aleksei Volkov 7 March 1947 31 May 1950 Communist Party of Byelorussia
13 Nikolai Patolichev 31 May 1950 8 March 1953 Communist Party of Byelorussia
14 Mikhail Zimyanin 8 March 1953 25 June 1953 Communist Party of Byelorussia
(13) Nikolai Patolichev 25 June 1953 28 July 1956 Communist Party of Byelorussia
15 75px Kiril Mazurov 28 July 1956 30 March 1965 Communist Party of Byelorussia
16 Petr Masherov 30 March 1965 4 September 1980 Communist Party of Byelorussia
17 Tikhon Kiselyov 4 September 1980 11 January 1983 Communist Party of Byelorussia
18 Nikolay Slyunkov 13 January 1983 6 February 1987 Communist Party of Byelorussia
19 Yefrem Sokolov 6 February 1987 30 November 1990 Communist Party of Byelorussia
19 Yefrem Sokolov 30 November 1990 15 August 1991 Communist Party of Byelorussia

Republic of Belarus (1991-present)

Chairmen of the Supreme Soviet

# Chairman Took office Left office Party
1 Stanislau Shushkevich 15 August 1991 26 January 1994 Independent / Non-partisan
Vyacheslav Kuznetsov (acting) 26 January 1994 28 January 1994 Independent / Non-partisan
2 Myechyslaw Hryb 28 January 1994 20 July 1994 Independent / Non-partisan

President

# President Took office Left office Party
1 Alexander Lukashenko 20 July 1994 17 November 2007 Independent / Non-partisan
(1) 17 November 2007 Incumbent Independent (until 2007)
Belaya Rus

See also

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