List of prime ministers of São Tomé and Príncipe

This article lists the prime ministers of São Tomé and Príncipe, an island country in the Gulf of Guinea off the western equatorial coast of Central Africa, since the establishment of the office of prime minister of Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe in 1974. Leonel Mário d'Alva was the first person to hold the office, taking effect on 21 December 1974. The incumbent is Jorge Bom Jesus, having taken office on 3 December 2018.

Prime Minister of the
Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
Primeiro-ministro da República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe
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Incumbent
Jorge Bom Jesus

since 3 December 2018
TypeHead of government
Member ofCouncil of Ministers
National Assembly
AppointerPresident of São Tomé and Príncipe
PrecursorGovernor of Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe
Formation12 July 1975
First holderMiguel Trovoada
Salary43,818,893 dobras annually[1]

List of officeholdersEdit

Political parties

Prime minister of Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe (1974–1975)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Election Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1   Leonel Mário d'Alva
(born 1935)
21 December 1974 12 July 1975 203 days MLSTP – PSD

Prime ministers of São Tomé and Príncipe (1975–present)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Election Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1   Miguel Trovoada
(born 1936)
1975 12 July 1975 9 April 1979 3 years, 271 days MLSTP – PSD
Post abolished (9 April 1979 – 8 January 1988)
2   Celestino Rocha da Costa
(1938–2010)
8 January 1988 7 February 1991 3 years, 30 days MLSTP – PSD
3   Daniel Daio
(born 1947)
1991 7 February 1991 16 May 1992 1 year, 99 days PCD
4   Norberto Costa Alegre
(born 1951)
16 May 1992 2 July 1994 2 years, 47 days PCD
5   Evaristo Carvalho
(1941–2022)
7 July 1994 25 October 1994 110 days ADI
6   Carlos Graça
(1931–2013)[a]
1994 25 October 1994 31 December 1995 1 year, 67 days MLSTP – PSD
7   Armindo Vaz d'Almeida
(1953–2016)
31 December 1995 19 November 1996 324 days MLSTP – PSD
8   Raul Bragança Neto
(1946–2014)
19 November 1996 5 January 1999 2 years, 47 days MLSTP – PSD
9   Guilherme Posser da Costa
(born 1953)
1998 5 January 1999 26 September 2001 2 years, 264 days MLSTP – PSD
(5)   Evaristo Carvalho
(1941–2022)
26 September 2001 28 March 2002 183 days ADI
10   Gabriel Costa
(born 1954)
2002 28 March 2002 7 October 2002 193 days MLSTP – PSD
11   Maria das Neves
(born 1958)[b]
7 October 2002 18 September 2004 1 year, 347 days MLSTP – PSD
12   Damião Vaz d'Almeida
(born 1951)
18 September 2004 8 June 2005 263 days MLSTP – PSD
13   Maria do Carmo Silveira
(born 1959)
8 June 2005 21 April 2006 317 days MLSTP – PSD
14   Tomé Vera Cruz
(born 1957)
2006 21 April 2006 14 February 2008 1 year, 299 days MDFM – PL
15   Patrice Trovoada
(born 1962)
14 February 2008 22 June 2008 129 days ADI
16   Joaquim Rafael Branco
(born 1953)
22 June 2008 14 August 2010 2 years, 53 days MLSTP – PSD
(15)   Patrice Trovoada
(born 1962)
2010 14 August 2010 12 December 2012 2 years, 120 days ADI
(10)   Gabriel Costa
(born 1954)
12 December 2012 25 December 2014 1 year, 348 days MLSTP – PSD
(15)   Patrice Trovoada
(born 1962)
2014 25 December 2014 3 December 2018 4 years, 8 days ADI
17   Jorge Bom Jesus
(born 1962)
2018 3 December 2018 Incumbent 3 years, 208 days MLSTP – PSD

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Briefly deposed in the 1995 coup d'état attempt
  2. ^ Briefly deposed in the 2003 coup d'état attempt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ESTRUTURA REMUNERATÓRIA - GOVERNO E STAFF DE APOIO". financas.gov.st.

External linksEdit