List of presidents of Romania by time in office
This is a list of presidents of Romania by time in office. This is based on the difference between dates; if counted by number of calendar days all the figures would be one greater.
The party in the table below denote the party that sustained the candidacy, as the president is forbidden to be a member of any party. Still, Nicolae Ceauşescu was president under a different constitution, and he was both a member of the PCR and president of Romania. Also, Traian Băsescu was the only president suspended twice.
|Nº in office||President||Political party||Time in office||Rank|
|1st||Nicolae Ceaușescu||PCR||15 years, 276 days||1|
|2nd||Ion Iliescu||FSN/PSD||10 years, 343 days||2|
|4th||Traian Băsescu||D.A. (PD/PDL)||10 years, 0 days1||5|
|5th||Klaus Iohannis||PNL||6 years, 170 days||4|
|3rd||Emil Constantinescu||CDR (PNȚ-CD)||4 years, 33 days||5|
|–||Crin Antonescu (interim)||PNL||48 days||–|
|–||Nicolae Văcăroiu (interim)||PSD||31 days||–|
1 Suspended from office for 31 days in 2007, then once more in 2012 for 48 days.