Former Presidents and Prime Ministers of Ladonia
From the adoption of its Constitution in 1997 through 2019, Ladonia had a tri-annually elected President. Over the course of those 22 years, there were 8 elections and 6 different Presidents (listed here). The Presidency was converted into a Prime Minister role in November of 2019.
Baron Frans Brood
1st Prime Minister of Ladonia
Baron Frans Brood, Minister of Improvisational Theatre and Free Entry, was appointed Prime Minister of Ladonia in April of 2020. He served with distinction through a tumultuous time around the world (the COVID-19 pandemic) and then in Ladonia with the loss of the State Secretary. He stepped back in October 2021 and continues to serve as a Cabinet Minister.
6th President of Ladonia
Former President's Old Shoes
5th President of Ladonia
President’s Old Shoes was the 5th elected President of Ladonia serving from 2010-2013. They also served as Interim President after the removal of the 6th president.
4th President of Ladonia
Fredrik Larsson of Sweden, Eternal Minister of Art and Jump, was the 4th elected President of Ladonia serving from 2008-2010. He was and continues to be one of the most active members of the Cabinet of Ministers.
3rd President of Ladonia
Daniel Jiminez of Spain was the 3rd elected President of Ladonia serving from 2007-2008. He resigned his post in 2008. He served as Vice President under Countess Kicki von Hanekll from 2004-2007, and was very active in the Cabinet of Ministers.
Countess Kicki von Hanekll
2nd President of Ladonia
Countess Kicki von Hanekll of Sweden was the 2nd elected President of Ladonia serving with distinction from 2004-2007, and was the Minister of Guardian Angels. She served as the first Vice President of Ladonia under Fernando Rodrigues. Countess von Hanekll lost her battle with cancer in 2015 and now resides with her angels.
1st President of Ladonia
Fernando Rodrigues of Brazil was the first elected President of Ladonia serving from 1997-2004. He won three consecutive elections, and is the only person to have served multiple terms in office.
1st Chancellor of Ladonia
Lars Vilks created the sculptures Nimis and Arx on the land that is now Ladonia. Construction began in 1980, and independence was declared in 1996. Vilks served as Chancellor of Ladonia until 1997 at the time of the first general election when the Constitution was ratified and the “regular” government was elected and installed. After the first President and Queen were elected, Vilks became the State Secretary of Ladonia and served in that capacity until his death in 2021.