Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic: Heads of State: 1918-1920

Latvijas Padomju valdības priekšsēdētājs
17 Dec 1918 - 24 Jan 1919 Pēteris Stučka [1]
Latvijas Centrālā Izpildu Komiteja: Latvijas Padomju valdības priekšsēdētājs (ex officio) [2]
24 Jan 1919 - 3 Jan 1920 Pēteris Stučka (x) [3]

[1] Elected to the office at a clandestine meeting in Riga 4 Dec 1917; originally in opposition to the authorities of Latvia; from 17 Dec 1918 claims authority over all Latvia, establishing the seat of government in Riga 4 Jan 1919.
[2] The Constitution of 1919 (Art. 9) assigned the Government of the Republic (Latvijas Padomju valdība) with the functions of Presidium of the Latvijas Centrālā Izpildu Komiteja.
[3] Leaves national territory 3 Jan 1920 (?) and approves the dissolution of state bodies 13 Jan 1920 in exile.
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