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Prime Minister of Burundi

This article lists the Prime Ministers of Burundi since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Burundi in 1961, to its abolition in 1998.

Prime Minister of Burundi
Coat of arms of Burundi.svg
AppointerKing of Burundi (1961–1966)
President of Burundi (1966–1998)
Formation26 January 1961
First holderJoseph Cimpaye
Final holderPascal-Firmin Ndimira
Abolished12 June 1998
SuccessionVice-President of Burundi

A total of fourteen people have served as Prime Minister of Burundi (not counting one Acting Prime Minister). Additionally, two persons, Pierre Ngendandumwe and Albin Nyamoya, have served on two non-consecutive occasions.

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Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Acting Prime Minister

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Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Ethnic affiliation Political affiliation Monarch(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
Kingdom of Burundi (part of Ruanda-Urundi)
1 Joseph Cimpaye
(1932–1972)
  26 January 1961 28 September 1961 245 days Hutu UPP Mwambutsa IV
2 Louis Rwagasore
(1932–1961)
  28 September 1961 13 October 1961
(assassinated.)
15 days Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
3 André Muhirwa
(1920–2003)
  20 October 1961 1 July 1962 254 days Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
Kingdom of Burundi (independent country)
(3) André Muhirwa
(1920–2003)
  1 July 1962 10 June 1963 344 days Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
4 Pierre Ngendandumwe
(1930–1965)
  18 June 1963 6 April 1964 293 days Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
5 Albin Nyamoya
(1924–2001)
  6 April 1964 7 January 1965 276 days Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
(4) Pierre Ngendandumwe
(1930–1965)
  7 January 1965 15 January 1965
(assassinated.)
8 days Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
Pié Masumbuko
(1931–)
  15 January 1965 26 January 1965 11 days Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
6 Joseph Bamina
(1925–1965)
  26 January 1965 30 September 1965 247 days Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
7 Léopold Biha
(1919–2003)
  13 October 1965 8 July 1966
(deposed.)
268 days Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
8 Michel Micombero
(1940–1983)
  11 July 1966 28 November 1966
(become President.)
140 days Tutsi Military /
UPRONA
Ntare V
Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Ethnic affiliation Political affiliation President(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
Republic of Burundi
Post abolished (28 November 1966 – 15 July 1972)
(5) Albin Nyamoya
(1924–2001)
  15 July 1972 5 June 1973 325 days Hutu UPRONA Micombero
Post abolished (5 June 1973 – 12 November 1976)
9 Édouard Nzambimana
(1945–)
  12 November 1976 13 October 1978 1 year, 335 days Tutsi UPRONA Bagaza
Post abolished (13 October 1978 – 19 October 1988)
10 Adrien Sibomana
(1953–)
  19 October 1988 10 July 1993 4 years, 264 days Hutu UPRONA Buyoya
11 Sylvie Kinigi
(1953–)
  10 July 1993 7 February 1994 212 days Tutsi UPRONA Ndadaye
Herself
Ntaryamira
12 Anatole Kanyenkiko
(1952–)
  7 February 1994 22 February 1995 1 year, 15 days Tutsi UPRONA Ntaryamira
Ntibantunganya
13 Antoine Nduwayo
(1942–)
  22 February 1995 31 July 1996[1] 1 year, 160 days Tutsi UPRONA Ntibantunganya
14 Pascal-Firmin Ndimira
(1956–)
  31 July 1996 12 June 1998 1 year, 316 days Hutu UPRONA Buyoya
Post abolished (12 June 1998 – present)

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FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Resigned following the 1996 coup d'état

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