List of heads of government of Cuba

  (Redirected from List of Prime Ministers of Cuba)

This article lists the heads of government of Cuba from 1940 until the present day.

Between 1940 and 1976 (under the 1940 Constitution), the role of the head of government was performed by Prime Minister of Cuba.

Between 1976 and 2019 (under the 1976 Constitution), the position of Prime Minister was abolished and instead there was President of the Council of Ministers.

On 24 February 2019 (under the 2019 Constitution), the position of Prime Minister was restored.[1]

On 21 December 2019, Manuel Marrero Cruz was appointed as the new Prime Minister.[2][3]

Prime Ministers of CubaEdit

Republic of Cuba (1902–1959)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term Political party President
Took office Left office Time in office
Prime Ministers
1Carlos Saladrigas Zayas
(1900–1956)
10 October 194016 August 19421 year, 310 daysPopular SocialistFulgencio Batista
2Ramón Zaydín
(1895–1968)
16 August 194216 March 19441 year, 213 daysLiberalFulgencio Batista
3Anselmo Alliegro y Milá
(1899–1961)
16 March 194410 October 1944208 daysLiberalFulgencio Batista
4Félix Lancís Sánchez
(1900–1976)
10 October 194413 October 19451 year, 3 daysAuténticoRamón Grau
5Carlos Prío Socarrás
(1903–1977)
13 October 19451 May 19471 year, 200 daysAuténticoRamón Grau
6Raúl López del Castillo
(1893–1963)
1 May 194710 October 19481 year, 162 daysAuténticoRamón Grau
7Manuel Antonio de Varona
(1908–1992)
10 October 19486 October 19501 year, 361 daysAuténticoCarlos Prío Socarrás
(4)Félix Lancís Sánchez
(1900–1976)
6 October 19501 October 1951360 daysAuténticoCarlos Prío Socarrás
8Óscar Gans
(1903–1965)
1 October 195110 March 1952161 daysProgressive ActionCarlos Prío Socarrás
9Fulgencio Batista
(1901–1973)
10 March 19524 April 195225 daysProgressive ActionFulgencio Batista
Vacant
(4 April 1952 – 24 February 1955)
10Jorge García Montes
(1896–1982)
24 February 195526 March 19572 years, 30 daysProgressive ActionFulgencio Batista
11Andrés Rivero Agüero
(1905–1996)
26 March 19576 March 1958345 daysProgressive ActionFulgencio Batista
12Emilio Núñez Portuondo
(1898–1978)
6 March 195812 March 19586 daysProgressive ActionFulgencio Batista
13Gonzalo Güell
(1895–1985)
12 March 19581 January 1959295 daysProgressive ActionFulgencio Batista

Republic of Cuba (1959–present)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term Political party Elected President
Took office Left office Time in office
Prime Minister
14José Miró Cardona
(1902–1974)
5 January 195913 February 195943 daysIndependentManuel Urrutia Lleó
15Fidel Castro
(1926–2016)
13 February 19592 December 197617 years, 293 daysM-26-7
PCC
Manuel Urrutia Lleó
Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado
Presidents of the Council of Ministers
(15)Fidel Castro
(1926–2016)
2 December 197624 February 200831 years, 84 daysPCC1976
1981
1986
1993
1998
2003
Himself
(as President of the Council of State)
Raúl Castro
(born 1931)
Acting
(2006–2008 transfer of duties)
31 July 200624 February 20081 year, 208 daysPCCHimself
(as Acting President of the Council of State)
16Raúl Castro
(born 1931)
24 February 200819 April 201810 years, 54 daysPCC2008
2013
Himself
(as President of the Council of State)
17Miguel Díaz-Canel
(born 1960)
19 April 201821 December 20191 year, 246 daysPCC2018Himself
(as President of the Council of State)
Prime Minister
18Manuel Marrero Cruz
(born 1963)
21 December 2019Incumbent346 daysPCCMiguel Díaz-Canel

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mimi Whitefield (25 February 2019). "Cuba approves new constitution: What changes, what doesn't?". Miami Herald. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  2. ^ Oppmann, Patrick (21 December 2019). "Cuba names Manuel Marrero Cruz prime minister". CNN. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  3. ^ Frank, Marc (21 December 2019). "Cuba names prime minister in move to lighten presidential load". Reuters. Retrieved 22 December 2019.

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