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President of the Republic of Slovenia
Predsednik Republike Slovenije
Flag of the President of Slovenia.svg
Borut Pahor 2010.jpg
Borut Pahor

since 22 December 2012
Office of the President of the Republic
StyleMr. President
Slovene: Gospod predsednik
His Excellency
Slovene: Njegova ekscelenca (in international correspondence and abroad only)
TypeHead of state
Member ofNational Security Council (upon invitation of the Prime Minister)
Reports toPeople of Slovenia
also: National Assembly
SeatPresidential Palace, Ljubljana
NominatorPolitical party with signatures of 3 MPs or 3000 voters or
5000 voters
AppointerPopular vote
Term lengthFive years, renewable once
Constituting instrumentConstitution
PrecursorPresident of the Presidency of the Republic of Slovenia and Presidency of the Republic of Slovenia (as collective organ)
Inaugural holderMilan Kučan, as President of the Presidency of the Republic of Slovenia until 23 December 1991, then as President of the Republic
FormationMay 10, 1990 (de facto, following first democratic elections)
December 23, 1991 (de jure, under current Constitution)
Successionby Speaker of the National Assembly
Unofficial namesPredsednik države
Deputyde jure None
de facto Speaker of the National Assembly
Salary 5.419,54 monthly (basic salary)
WebsiteOfficial website

The office of President of Slovenia, officially President of the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene: Predsednik Republike Slovenije), was created on 23 December 1991 when the National Assembly passed a new Constitution as a result of independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

List of presidents of Slovenia

Socialist Republic of Slovenia

Parties;       KPS/ZKS       SDP       Independent

Republic of Slovenia

      LDS       SD       Independent

No. Name
Portrait Elected Term of office Political affiliation
1 Milan Kučan
(born 1941)
Milan Kucan.jpg 1990
23 December 1991 22 December 2002 Independent
2 Janez Drnovšek
Janez Drnovsek.jpg 2002 22 December 2002 23 December 2007 LDS
(2) Independent
3 Danilo Türk
(born 1952)
Danilo Türk - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2010 cropped.jpg 2007 23 December 2007 22 December 2012 Independent
style="background:Template:Social Democrats (Slovenia)/meta/color; color:white"| 4 Borut Pahor
(born 1963)
Borut Pahor 2010-10-08.jpg 2012 22 December 2012 Incumbent
(Term ends on 22 December 2022)
(4) 2017 Independent

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