Presidents of the Second Republic (1848–1852)

  1. Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (1848–1852)

    Elected as the first President of France; later became Emperor Napoleon III.

Presidents of the Third Republic (1871–1940)

  1. Adolphe Thiers (1871–1873)
  2. Patrice de MacMahon (1873–1879)
  3. Jules Grévy (1879–1887)
  4. Sadi Carnot (1887–1894)
  5. Jean Casimir-Perier (1894–1895)
  6. Félix Faure (1895–1899)
  7. Émile Loubet (1899–1906)
  8. Armand Fallières (1906–1913)
  9. Raymond Poincaré (1913–1920)
  10. Paul Deschanel (February–September 1920)
  11. Alexandre Millerand (1920–1924)
  12. Gaston Doumergue (1924–1931)
  13. Paul Doumer (1931–1932)
  14. Albert Lebrun (1932–1940)

Presidents of the Provisional Government of the French Republic (1944–1947)

  1. Charles de Gaulle (1944–1946)
  2. Félix Gouin (1946)
  3. Georges Bidault (1946)
  4. Vincent Auriol (1947)

Presidents of the Fourth Republic (1947–1959)

  1. Vincent Auriol (1947–1954)
  2. René Coty (1954–1959)

Presidents of the Fifth Republic (1959–present)

  1. Charles de Gaulle (1959–1969)
  2. Georges Pompidou (1969–1974)
  3. Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1974–1981)
  4. François Mitterrand (1981–1995)
  5. Jacques Chirac (1995–2007)
  6. Nicolas Sarkozy (2007–2012)
  7. François Hollande (2012–2017)
  8. Emmanuel Macron (2017–present)