Supreme Director of Chile
Director supremo
Seal of the Supreme Director
Longest serving
Bernardo O'Higgins

16 February 1817 – 28 January 1823
StyleHis Excellency
PrecursorPresident of the National Junta Board of Chile
Formation7 March 1814
First holderAntonio José de Irisarri
Final holderRamón Freire
Abolished9 July 1826
SuccessionPresident of Chile

The Supreme Director of Chile was the head of state and government of Chile following the independence from Spain in 1810, until 1826. Several juntas also ruled the country during this period.[1]

List

Political parties

  Independent
  Pelucones
  Pipiolos

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Election Ref.
Took office Left office Duration
1
Antonio José de Irisarri
(1786–1868)
7 March 181414 March 18147 daysIndependent[2]
2
Francisco de la Lastra
(1777–1852)
14 March 181423 July 1814131 daysIndependent
3
José Miguel Carrera
(1785–1821)
23 July 18142 October 181471 daysIndependent[3]
Spanish Reconquest
(1814–1817)
4
Francisco Ruiz-Tagle
(1790–1860)
12 February 181716 February 18174 daysPelucones
5
Bernardo O'Higgins
(1778–1842)
16 February 181728 January 18235 years, 346 daysIndependent[4]
6
Agustín Eyzaguirre
(1768–1837)
28 January 18234 April 182366 daysIndependent1822[5]
7
Ramón Freire
(1787–1851)
4 April 18239 July 18263 years, 96 daysPipiolos1823[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ Bizzarro, Salvatore (20 April 2005). Supreme Director of Chile. ISBN 9780810865426.
  2. ^ "Irisarri, Antonio José de (1786–1868)".
  3. ^ "José Miguel Carrera".
  4. ^ "Bernardo O'Higgins".
  5. ^ "Biography of Agustín Eyzaguirre (1768-1837)".
  6. ^ "Biography of Ramón Freire y Serrano (1788-1851)".