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List of heads of government of Grenada

The following article contains a list of heads of government of Grenada, from the establishment of the office of Chief Minister in 1960 to the present day.

Prime Minister of Grenada
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Incumbent
Keith Mitchell

since 20 February 2013
StyleThe Right Honourable
Term lengthFive years
Inaugural holderEric Gairy
Formation7 February 1974

Contents

Heads of government before the 1974 independenceEdit

Chief Ministers of Grenada (1960–1967)Edit

Chief Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
1   Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
January 1960 March 1961 1 year, 2 months Grenada National Party
2   George E. D. Clyne March 1961 August 1961 5 months People's National Movement
3 Eric Gairy
(1922–1997)
August 1961 19 June 1962 10 months Grenada United Labour Party
(1)   Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
September 1962 March 1967 4 years, 6 months Grenada National Party

Premiers of the Associated State of Grenada (1967–1974)Edit

Premier Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
1   Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
March 1967 August 1967 5 months Grenada National Party
2 Sir Eric Gairy
(1922–1997)
August 1967 6 February 1974 6 years, 6 months Grenada United Labour Party

Heads of government after the 1974 independenceEdit

Prime Minister of Grenada (1974–1979)Edit

Prime Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
1 Sir Eric Gairy
(1922–1997)
7 February 1974 13 March 1979
(Deposed)
5 years, 34 days Grenada United Labour Party

Prime Ministers of the People's Revolutionary Government of Grenada (1979–1983)Edit

Prime Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
2   Maurice Bishop
(1944–1983)
13 March 1979 14 October 1983
(Deposed)
4 years, 215 days New Jewel Movement
3   Bernard Coard
(1945–)
14 October 1983 19 October 1983
(Deposed)
5 days New Jewel Movement

Head of the Revolutionary Military Council of Grenada (1983)Edit

Head Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
4   General Hudson Austin
(1938–)
19 October 1983 25 October 1983
(Deposed)
6 days Military /
New Jewel Movement

Chairman of the Interim Advisory Council (1983–1984)Edit

Chairman Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
5   Nicholas Brathwaite
(1925–2016)
9 December 1983 4 December 1984 361 days National Democratic Congress

Prime Ministers of Grenada (1984–present)Edit

Prime Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
6   Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
4 December 1984 19 December 1989
(Died in Office)
5 years, 15 days New National Party
7   Ben Jones
(1924–2005)
20 December 1989 16 March 1990 86 days New National Party
(5)   Nicholas Brathwaite
(1925–2016)
16 March 1990 1 February 1995 4 years, 322 days National Democratic Congress
8   George Brizan
(1942–2012)
1 February 1995 22 June 1995 141 days National Democratic Congress
9   Keith Mitchell
(1946–)
22 June 1995 9 July 2008 13 years, 17 days New National Party
10   Tillman Thomas
(1947–)
9 July 2008 20 February 2013 4 years, 226 days National Democratic Congress
(9)   Keith Mitchell
(1946–)
20 February 2013 Incumbent 6 years, 143 days
(as of 13 July 2019)
New National Party

See alsoEdit