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List of Prime Ministers of Guinea-Bissau

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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
AppointerJosé Mário Vaz,
as President of Guinea-Bissau
Inaugural holderFrancisco Mendes
Formation24 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 Aristides Gomes of the PRID party, who was appointed by a decree of President José Mário Vaz on 16 April 2018.

Contents

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

Prime Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party Election
1Mendes, FranciscoFrancisco Mendes
(1939–1978)
[a]
24 September 19737 July 1978 †4 years, 286 daysPAIGC1976–77
2Teixeira, ConstantinoConstantino Teixeira
(?–1988)
7 July 197828 September 197883 daysPAIGC
3Vieira, JoãoJoão Bernardo Vieira
(1939–2009)
[b]
28 September 197814 November 19802 years, 47 daysPAIGC
Vacant (14 November 1980 – 14 May 1982)
4Maria, VictorVictor Saúde Maria
(1939–1999)
[c]
14 May 198210 March 198483 daysPAIGC
Post abolished (10 March 1984 – 27 December 1991)
5Correia, CarlosCarlos Correia
(born 1933)
27 December 199126 October 19942 years, 303 daysPAIGC1994
6Costa, ManuelManuel Saturnino da Costa
(born 1942)
26 October 19946 June 19972 years, 223 daysPAIGC
(5)Correia, CarlosCarlos Correia
(born 1933)
6 June 19973 December 19981 year, 180 daysPAIGC
7Fadul, FranciscoFrancisco Fadul
(born 1953)
3 December 199819 February 20001 year, 78 daysIndependent1999
8N'Tchama, CaetanoCaetano N'Tchama
(born 1955)
19 February 200019 March 20011 year, 28 daysPRS
9Imbali, FaustinoFaustino Imbali
(born 1956)
21 March 20019 December 2001263 daysIndependent
10Nhassé, AlamaraAlamara Nhassé
(born 1957)
9 December 200117 November 2002343 daysPRS
11Pires, MárioMário Pires
(born 1949)
[d]
17 November 200214 September 2003301 daysPRS
Vacant (14 September 2003 – 28 September 2003)
12Sanhá, ArturArtur Sanhá
(born 1965)
28 September 200310 May 2004225 daysPRS
13Gomes, CarlosCarlos Gomes Júnior
(born 1949)
10 May 20042 November 20051 year, 176 daysPAIGC2004
14Gomes, AristidesAristides Gomes
(born 1954)
2 November 200513 April 20071 year, 162 daysPAIGC
15Kabi, MartinhoMartinho Ndafa Kabi
(born 1957)
13 April 20075 August 20081 year, 114 daysPAIGC
(5)Correia, CarlosCarlos Correia
(born 1933)
5 August 20082 January 2009150 daysPAIGC
(13)Gomes, CarlosCarlos Gomes Júnior
(born 1949)
[e]
2 January 200910 February 20123 years, 39 daysPAIGC2008
Nandigna, AdiatoAdiato Djaló Nandigna
Acting
[f]
10 February 201212 April 201262 daysPAIGC
Vacant (12 April 2012 – 16 May 2012)
Barros, RuiRui Duarte de Barros
(born 1960)
Acting
16 May 20123 July 20142 years, 48 daysIndependent
16Pereira, DomingosDomingos Simões Pereira
(born 1964)
3 July 201420 August 20151 year, 48 daysPAIGC2014
17Djá, BaciroBaciro Djá
(born 1973)
20 August 201517 September 201528 daysPAIGC
(5)Correia, CarlosCarlos Correia
(born 1933)
17 September 201527 May 2016253 daysPAIGC
(17)Djá, BaciroBaciro Djá
(born 1973)
27 May 201618 November 2016175 daysIndependent
18Embaló, UmaroUmaro Sissoco Embaló
(born 1972)
18 November 201630 January 20181 year, 73 daysPAIGC
19Silva, ArturArtur Silva30 January 201816 April 201876 daysPAIGC
(14)Gomes, AristidesAristides Gomes
(born 1954)
16 April 2018Incumbent244 daysPRID

NotesEdit

  1. ^ In exile in Conakry, Guinea until 19 October 1974.
  2. ^ Deposed President Cabral in the 1980 coup d'état and took control of the country.
  3. ^ Fled to Portugal after a power struggle with President Vieira.
  4. ^ Deposed in the 2003 coup d'état.
  5. ^ Briefly placed under house arrest by soldiers during the 2010 military unrest.
  6. ^ Deposed in the 2012 coup d'état.

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