List of premiers of Quebec by time in office

This is a list of Premiers of Quebec in order of time served in office as Premier of Quebec as of June 1, 2020. The current Premier always stays in office during an election campaign, and that time is included in the total.

Rank Premier Incumbency Dates in Power Mandates
  1 Maurice Duplessis[1] 18 years, 82 days 1936-8-26–1939-11-8
1944-8-30–1959-9-7
5
  2 Louis-Alexandre Taschereau 15 years, 338 days 1920-7-9–1936-6-11 4
  3 Lomer Gouin 15 years, 108 days 1905-3-23–1920-7-9 4
  4 Robert Bourassa 14 years, 227 days 1970-5-12–1976-11-25
1985-12-12–1994-1-11
4
  5 Jean Charest 9 years, 143 days 2003-4-29–2012-9-19 3
  6 René Lévesque 8 years, 312 days 1976-11-25–1985-10-3 2
  7 Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau 6 years, 41 days 1867-07-15–1873-02-25 2
  8 Jean Lesage 5 years, 346 days 1960-7-5–1966-6-16 2
  9 Lucien Bouchard 5 years, 38 days 1996-1-29–2001-3-8 1
  10 Adélard Godbout 5 years, 7 days 1936-6-11–1936-8-26
1939-11-8–1944-8-30
1
  11 Honoré Mercier 4 years, 326 days 1887-01-29–1891-12-21 1
  12 Philippe Couillard 4 years, 178 days 2014-4-23–2018-10-18 1
  13 Charles Boucher de Boucherville 4 years, 163 days 1874-09-22–1878-03-08
1891-12-21–1892-12-16
2
  14 Simon-Napoléon Parent 4 years, 121 days 1900-10-3–1905-3-23 2
  15 Louis-Olivier Taillon 3 years, 151 days 1887-01-25–1887-01-29
1892-12-16–1896-5-11
0
  16 Félix-Gabriel Marchand[1] 3 years, 124 days 1897-5-24–1900-9-25 1
  17 John Jones Ross 3 years, 2 days 1884-01-23–1887-01-25 1
  18 Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau 2 years, 273 days 1879-10-31–1882-07-31 1
  19 Daniel Johnson, Sr.[1] 2 years, 102 days 1966-6-16–1968-9-26 1
  20 Bernard Landry 2 years, 52 days 2001-3-8–2003-4-29 0
  21 Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière 1 year, 237 days 1878-03-08–1879-10-31 1
  22 François Legault (incumbent) 1 year, 227 days 2018-10-18–present 1
  23 Jean-Jacques Bertrand 1 year, 222 days 1968-10-2–1970-5-12 0
  24 Pauline Marois 1 year, 216 days 2012-9-19–2014-4-23 1
  25 Gédéon Ouimet 1 year, 207 days 1873-02-27–1874-09-22 0
  26 Joseph-Alfred Mousseau 1 year, 176 days 1882-07-31–1884-01-23 0
  27 Jacques Parizeau 1 year, 125 days 1994-9-26–1996-1-29 1
  28 Edmund James Flynn 1 year, 13 days 1896-5-11–1897-5-24 0
  29 Daniel Johnson, Jr. 0 years, 258 days 1994-1-11–1994-9-26 0
  30 Antonio Barrette 0 years, 185 days 1960-1-2–1960-7-5 0
  31 Paul Sauvé[1] 0 years, 113 days 1959-9-11–1960-1-2 0
  32 Pierre-Marc Johnson 0 years, 70 days 1985-10-3–1985-12-12 0
  1. ^ a b c d Died in office

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