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List of Prime Ministers of Guinea-Bissau

  (Redirected from Heads of government of Guinea-Bissau)

The following is a list of Prime ministers of Guinea-Bissau, since the establishment of the office of Prime Minister in 1973.

Prime Minister of the
Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Emblem of Guinea-Bissau.svg
Incumbent
Aristides Gomes

since 16 April 2018
Appointer José Mário Vaz,
as President of Guinea-Bissau
Inaugural holder Francisco Mendes
Formation 24 September 1973

Since Guinea-Bissau's declaration of independence from Portugal on 24 September 1974, there have been nineteen Prime Ministers and two Acting Prime Ministers. The current holder of the office is Artur Silva of the PAIGC, who was appointed by presidential decree on 30 January 2018.

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Prime Ministers of Guinea-Bissau (1973–present)Edit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
1   Francisco Mendes
(1939–1978)[1]
24 September 1973 7 July 1978[X] PAIGC
2   Constantino Teixeira 7 July 1978 28 September 1978 PAIGC
3   João Bernardo Vieira
(1939–2009)
28 September 1978 14 November 1980[2] PAIGC
Vacant (14 November 1980 – 14 May 1982)
4   Victor Saúde Maria
(1939–1999)
14 May 1982 10 March 1984[3] PAIGC
Post abolished (10 March 1984 – 27 December 1991)
5   Carlos Correia
(1933–)
27 December 1991 26 October 1994 PAIGC
6   Manuel Saturnino da Costa
(1942–)
26 October 1994 6 June 1997 PAIGC
(5)   Carlos Correia
(1933–)
6 June 1997 3 December 1998 PAIGC
7   Francisco Fadul
(1953–)
3 December 1998 19 February 2000 Independent
8   Caetano N'Tchama
(1955–)
19 February 2000 19 March 2001 PRS
9   Faustino Imbali
(1956–)
21 March 2001 9 December 2001 Independent
10   Alamara Nhassé
(1957–)
9 December 2001 17 November 2002 PRS
11   Mário Pires
(1949–)
17 November 2002 14 September 2003[4] PRS
Vacant (14 September 2003 – 28 September 2003)
12   Artur Sanhá
(1965–)
28 September 2003 10 May 2004 PRS
13   Carlos Gomes Júnior
(1949–)
10 May 2004 2 November 2005 PAIGC
14   Aristides Gomes
(1954–)
2 November 2005 13 April 2007 PAIGC
15   Martinho Ndafa Kabi
(1957–)
13 April 2007 5 August 2008 PAIGC
(5)   Carlos Correia
(1933–)
5 August 2008 2 January 2009 PAIGC
(13)   Carlos Gomes Júnior
(1949–)[5]
2 January 2009 10 February 2012 PAIGC
  Adiato Djaló Nandigna
Acting Prime Minister
10 February 2012 12 April 2012[4] PAIGC
Vacant (12 April 2012 – 16 May 2012)
  Rui Duarte de Barros
(1960–)
Acting Prime Minister
16 May 2012 3 July 2014 Independent
16   Domingos Simões Pereira
(1964–)
3 July 2014 20 August 2015 PAIGC
17   Baciro Djá
(1973–)
20 August 2015 17 September 2015 PAIGC
(5)   Carlos Correia
(1933–)
17 September 2015 27 May 2016 PAIGC
(17)   Baciro Djá
(1973–)
27 May 2016 18 November 2016 PAIGC
18   Umaro Sissoco Embaló
(1972–)
18 November 2016 30 January 2018 PAIGC
19   Artur Silva 30 January 2018 16 April 2018 PAIGC
20   Aristides Gomes
(1954–)
16 April 2018 Incumbent PRID

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ In exile in Conakry, Guinea until 19 October 1974
  2. ^ Deposed Cabral in a coup d'état and become President
  3. ^ Fled to Portugal after a power struggle with President Vieira
  4. ^ a b Deposed in a coup d'état
  5. ^ Briefly placed under house arrest by soldiers during the 2010 military unrest

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