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The Prime Minister of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Министър-председател, Ministar-predsedatel) is the head of government of Bulgaria. He or she is the leader of a political coalition in the Bulgarian parliament – known as the National Assembly of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Народно събрание, Narodno sabranie) – and the leader of the cabinet.

Prime Minister of Bulgaria
Министър-председател на България
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Boyko Borissov (crop 2019).jpg
Incumbent
Boyko Borisov

since 4 May 2017
Member ofEuropean Council
AppointerNational Assembly
Term lengthFour years
Formation17 July 1879
First holderTodor Burmov
Websitewww.government.bg

The current Prime Minister is Boyko Borisov.

List of officeholdersEdit

Living former Prime MinistersEdit

Number Name Tenure Date of birth Age
1 Georgi Atanasov 1986–1990 (1933-07-25)25 July 1933 86
2 Philip Dimitrov 1991–1992 (1955-03-31)31 March 1955 64
3 Reneta Indzhova 1994–1995 (1953-07-06)6 July 1953 66
4 Zhan Videnov 1995–1997 (1959-03-22)22 March 1959 60
5 Stefan Sofiyanski 1997 (1951-11-07)7 November 1951 67
6 Ivan Kostov 1997–2001 (1949-12-23)23 December 1949 69
7 Simeon Sakskoburggotski 2001-2005 (1937-06-16)16 June 1937 82
8 Sergey Stanishev 2005–2009 (1966-05-05)5 May 1966 53
9 Marin Raykov 2013 (1960-12-17)17 December 1960 58
10 Plamen Oresharski 2013–2014 (1960-02-21)21 February 1960 59
11 Georgi Bliznashki 2014 (1956-10-04)4 October 1956 63
12 Ognyan Gerdzhikov 2017 (1946-03-19)19 March 1946 73

The most recent death of a former Prime Minister of Bulgaria is that of Dimitar Iliev Popov (1990–1991) on 5 December 2015.

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