| President of the Swiss Confederation |
|Presiding member of the seven-member Swiss Federal Council having previously served as Vice President of the Swiss Confederation|
The President of the Swiss Confederation, elected by the Federal Assembly for one year, is the presiding member of the seven-member Swiss Federal Council, Switzerland's executive, who chairs the meetings of the Federal Council and undertakes special representational duties.
Primus inter pares, the President has no powers over and above the other six Councillors and continues to head her/his Ministry (government department). Traditionally the duty rotates among the members in order of seniority and the previous year's Vice President becomes President.
Office Holders on Wikispooks
|Ueli Maurer||1 January 2019|
|Johann Schneider-Ammann||1 January 2016||31 December 2016|
|Pascal Couchepin||1 January 2008||31 December 2008|
|Joseph Deiss||1 January 2004||31 December 2004|
|Pascal Couchepin||1 January 2003||31 December 2003|
|Kurt Furgler||1 January 1985||31 December 1985|
|Kurt Furgler||1 January 1981||31 December 1981|
|Kurt Furgler||1 January 1977||31 December 1977|
|Hans-Peter Tschudi||1 January 1970||31 December 1970|
|Hans-Peter Tschudi||1 January 1965||31 December 1965|
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