Sveinn Björnsson Elected First President of Iceland

Denmark Minister, Sveinn Björnsson, was elected the first President of Iceland upon Iceland’s Declaration of Independence from Denmark Continue reading

Colombia President, Francisco de Paula Santander

President Colombia, Francisco de Paula Santander a confederate and opponent of Simon Bolivar who fought to liberate Colombia (New Granada) from Spanish rule. Continue reading

Benito Pablo Juarez

Benito Pablo Juárez García (Spanish: [beˈnito ˈpaβlo ˈxwaɾes gaɾˈsi.a] (listen); 21 March 1806 – 18 July 1872) was a Mexican lawyer and politician, who served as the 26th president of Mexico from 1858 until his death in 1872. Continue reading

Mexican President Benito Pablo Juarez

Mexican President Benito Pablo Juarez was a liberal-democratic reformer who served from 1861 to 1872. Continue reading

President Michal Kovac of Slovakia

Michal Kovac was elected President of independent Slovakia in February 1993. Continue reading

President of Tajikistan Elected

Following Tajikistan declaring its independence on September 9, 1991 pro-Communist leader Rahmon Nabiyev took office as president. Continue reading

President Juan Jose Flores of Ecuador

Following Ecuadorian succession from Gran Colombia, Juan Jose Flores was elected President Continue reading

Prime Minister, Niceto Alcala Zamora

Spanish statesman, Nicetor Alcala Zamora, was elected President of Spain by National Assembly on December 11, 1931. Continue reading

President Tomas Estrada Palma of Cuba

Tomas Estrada Palma was elected President of Cuba in 1902 between the two American occupations in 1899-1901 and 1906-09. Continue reading

Panama’s First Constitutional President

Manuel Amador Guerrero became the first Constitutional President of Panama following their Panamanian independence from Colombia in 1903. Continue reading