Chile: Heads of State: 1817-1826

Director Supremo [1]
16 Feb 1817 - 29 Jan 1823 Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme [2][3]
Junta Gubernativa
29 Jan 1823 - 30 Jan 1823 Agustín Manuel de Eyzaguirre y Arechavala
29 Jan 1823 - 30 Jan 1823 José Miguel Infante y Rojas
29 Jan 1823 - 30 Jan 1823 Fernando de Errázuriz y Martínez de Aldunate
Presidente de la Junta Gubernativa interina
30 Jan 1823 - 4 Apr 1823 Agustín Manuel de Eyzaguirre y Arechavala (x)
Director Supremo [1]
4 Apr 1823 - 9 Jul 1826 Ramón Freire y Serrano

[1] Also in official use: Supremo Director del Estado (de Chile), Director Supremo del Estado (de Chile), Director Supremo de Chile, Director Supremo de la República (de Chile), etc.; definitions provisorio and interino are occasionally added to the style before 21 Aug 1823 when Freire accepts substantive appointment at a meeting with plenipotentiaries at Rancagua and returns to Santiago de Chile 31 Aug 1823.
[2] Name in youth: Bernardo Riquelme; but baptized conditionally (in secret) Bernardo Higgins, with paternity acknowledged.
[3] José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras was elected Director Supremo 15 Feb 1817, but declined to serve.
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