The monarch was the Chief of State of the Sovereign Military Order of Salazar . Salazar was a constitutional monarcy with a representative democracy based on a parliamentary system had a largely ceremonial monarch, though officially he or she held the highest public office in Salazar and the highest military rank. The Salazarian Monarchy was elective. The monarch had to be an Orthodox Christian.
The first and last monarch of Salazar was Prince and Grand Master Carlos I. The monarchy was abolished the 20th of April 2010 when the SMOS was reorganized into the Glorious Republic of Salazar.