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List of prime ministers of Burkina Faso

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This is a list of Prime Ministers of Burkina Faso since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of the Republic of Upper Volta in 1971 to the present day.

Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
Premier ministre du
Burkina Faso
Coat of arms of Burkina Faso.svg
Coat of Arms
Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré 2019-02-11.jpg
Incumbent
Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré

since 24 January 2019
AppointerRoch Marc Christian Kaboré,
as President of Burkina Faso
Inaugural holderGérard Kango Ouédraogo
Formation13 February 1971

A total of fourteen people have served as Prime Minister of Upper Volta/Burkina Faso.

The current Prime Minister of Burkina Faso is Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré, since 24 January 2019.

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No. Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Political affiliation Head(s) of State
Took office Left office Time in office
Republic of Upper Volta
1 Gérard Kango Ouédraogo
(1925–2014)
  13 February 1971 8 February 1974 2 years, 360 days UDV–RDA Lamizana
2 Sangoulé Lamizana
(1916–2005)
  8 February 1974 7 July 1978 4 years, 149 days Independent Himself
3 Joseph Conombo
(1917–2008)
  7 July 1978 25 November 1980
(deposed.)
2 years, 141 days UDV–RDA Lamizana
4 Saye Zerbo
(1932–2013)
  25 November 1980 7 November 1982
(deposed.)
1 year, 347 days Military Himself
Vacant (7 November 1982 – 10 January 1983)
5 Thomas Sankara
(1949–1987)
  10 January 1983 17 May 1983
(dismissed and arrested.)
127 days Military Ouédraogo
Post abolished (17 May 1983 – 4 August 1984)
Burkina Faso
Post abolished (4 August 1984 – 16 June 1992)
6 Youssouf Ouédraogo
(1952–2017)
  16 June 1992 22 March 1994 1 year, 279 days ODP–MT Compaoré
7 Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
(1957–)
  22 March 1994 6 February 1996 1 year, 321 days ODP–MT Compaoré
8 Kadré Désiré Ouedraogo
(1953–)
  6 February 1996 7 November 2000 4 years, 275 days CDP Compaoré
9 Paramanga Ernest Yonli
(1956–)
  7 November 2000 11 June 2007 6 years, 216 days CDP Compaoré
10 Tertius Zongo
(1957–)
  11 June 2007 18 April 2011
(dismissed.)
3 years, 311 days CDP Compaoré
11 Luc-Adolphe Tiao
(1954–)
  18 April 2011 30 October 2014
(dismissed.)
3 years, 195 days CDP Compaoré
Vacant (30 October – 19 November 2014)
12 Yacouba Isaac Zida
(1964–)
  19 November 2014 17 September 2015
(deposed.)
302 days Military
(RSP)
Kafando
Vacant (17 – 23 September 2015)
(12) Yacouba Isaac Zida
(1964–)
  23 September 2015
(restored.)
29 December 2015 97 days Military Kafando
Vacant (29 December 2015 – 6 January 2016)
13 Paul Kaba Thieba
(1959–)
  6 January 2016 19 January 2019
(resigned.)
3 years, 13 days Independent Kaboré
Vacant (19 – 24 January 2019)
14 Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré
(1948–)
  24 January 2019 Incumbent 272 days Independent Kaboré

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