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Vice President of Bolivia


This is a list of Vice Presidents of Bolivia, the second highest political position in Bolivia. There are several gaps in the list, caused by intermittent political turmoil. The names of Vice Presidents who also were President at one time or another are given in bold text. There may be errors in the dates given. Positions of two vice presidents, designated First Vice President and Second Vice President, were used between 1880 and 1920.

According to the current constitution, Vice President in elected in the same ticket as President. Vice President serves also as President of Congress.

  1. José Ramón de Loayza Pacheco (December 26, 1828 – January 1, 1829)
  2. José Miguel de Velasco (May 24, 1829 – July 23, 1835)
  3. Mariano Enrique Calvo (July 23, 1835 – February 17, 1839)
  4. Aniceto Arce, First Vice President (May 31, 1880–1881)
  5. Belisario Salinas Belzú, Second Vice President (May 31, 1880 – September 4, 1884)
  6. Mariano Baptista, First Vice President (September 4, 1884 – August 15, 1888)
  7. Jorge Oblitas, Second Vice President (September 4, 1884 – August 15, 1888)
  8. José Manuel del Carpio, First Vice President (August 15, 1888 – August 4, 1892)
  9. Serapio Reyes Ortiz, Second Vice President (August 15, 1888 – August 11, 1892)
  10. Severo Fernández Alonso, First Vice President (August 11, 1892 – August 19, 1896)
    • succeeded to the presidency following his election
  11. Rafael Peña de Flores, First Vice President (August 19, 1896 – April 12, 1899)
    • overthrown in coup
  12. Jenaro Sanjinés Calderón, Second Vice President (August 19, 1896 – April 12, 1899)
    • overthrown in coup
  13. Lucio Pérez Velasco, First Vice President (October 25, 1899–1903)
  14. Aníbal Capriles Cabrera, Second Vice President (October 25, 1899 – August 14, 1904)
  15. Eliodoro Villazón, First Vice President (August 14, 1904 – August 12, 1909)
  16. Valentín Abecia Ayllón, Second Vice President (August 14, 1904 – August 12, 1909)
  17. Macario Pinilla Vargas, First Vice President (August 12, 1909 – August 14, 1913)
  18. Juan Misael Saracho, Second Vice President (August 12, 1909 – August 14, 1913)
  19. Juan Misael Saracho, First Vice President (August 14, 1913–1915)
  20. José Carrasco Torrico, Second Vice President (August 14, 1913 – August 15, 1917)
  21. Ismael Vázquez Virreira, First Vice President (August 15, 1917 – July 12, 1920)
    • overthrown in coup
  22. José Santos Quinteros, Second Vice President (August 15, 1917 – July 12, 1920)
    • overthrown in coup
  23. Abdón Saavedra (January 10, 1926 – May 28, 1930)
    • overthrown in coup
  24. José Luis Tejada Sorzano (March 5, 1931 – November 27, 1934)
  25. Enrique Baldivieso (May 28, 1938 – April 24, 1939)
  26. Julián Montellano (November 6, 1945 – July 21, 1946)
    • overthrown in revolution
  27. Mamerto Urriolagoitía (March 10, 1947 – October 24, 1949)
  28. Hernán Siles Zuazo (April 15, 1952 – August 6, 1956)
    • succeeded to the presidency following his election
  29. Ñuflo Chávez Ortiz (August 6, 1956 – June 24, 1957)
  30. Juan Lechín Oquendo (August 6, 1960 – August 6, 1964)
  31. René Barrientos Ortuño (August 6, 1964 – November 4, 1964)
    • succeeded to the presidency in a coup
  32. Luis Adolfo Siles Salinas (August 6, 1966 – April 27, 1969)
  33. Jaime Paz Zamora (October 10, 1982 – December 14, 1984)
  34. Julio Garrett Ayllón (August 6, 1985 – August 6, 1989)
  35. Luis Ossio (August 6, 1989 – August 6, 1993)
  36. Víctor Hugo Cárdenas (August 6, 1993 – August 6, 1997)
  37. Jorge Quiroga Ramírez (August 6, 1997 – August 7, 2001)
  38. Carlos Mesa (August 6, 2002 – June 9, 2005)
  39. Álvaro García Linera (January 22, 2006 – present)

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