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List of heads of government of Sudan

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This article lists the heads of government of Sudan, from the establishment of the office of Chief Minister in 1952 until the present day. The office of Prime Minister was abolished after the 1989 coup d'état, and reestablished in 2017 when Bakri Hassan Saleh was appointed Prime Minister by President Omar Al-Bashir.

Prime Minister of the
Republic of the Sudan
Flag of Sudan.svg
Incumbent
Bakri Hassan Saleh

since 2 March 2017
Appointer President of Sudan
Formation 1 January 1956
First holder Ismail al-Azhari

Contents

History of the officeEdit

Heads of Government of Sudan (1952–present)Edit

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)


Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (1952–1956)Edit

Name Birth–Death Took office Left office Political Party
Chief Ministers
1 Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi[1]   1885–1959 22 October 1952 November 1953 National Umma Party
2 Ismail al-Azhari   1900–1969 6 January 1954 1 January 1956 Democratic Unionist Party

Republic of the Sudan (1956–1969)Edit

Prime Ministers
(2) Ismail al-Azhari   1900–1969 1 January 1956 5 July 1956 Democratic Unionist Party
3 Abdallah Khalil   1892–1970 5 July 1956 17 November 1958[2] National Umma Party
4 Ibrahim Abboud   1900–1983 18 November 1958 30 October 1964[3] Military
5 Sirr Al-Khatim Al-Khalifa   1919–2006 30 October 1964 2 June 1965 National Umma Party
6 Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub   1908–1976 10 June 1965 25 July 1966 National Umma Party
7 Sadiq al-Mahdi[4]   1935– 27 July 1966 18 May 1967 National Umma Party
(6) Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub   1908–1976 18 May 1967 25 May 1969[5] National Umma Party

Democratic Republic of the Sudan (1969–1985)Edit

Prime Ministers
8 Babiker Awadalla   1917– 25 May 1969 27 October 1969 Independent
9 Gaafar Nimeiry   1930–2009 28 October 1969 11 August 1976[6] Military /
Sudanese Socialist Union
10 Rashid Bakr   1932–1988 11 August 1976 10 September 1977 Sudanese Socialist Union
(9) Gaafar Nimeiry   1930–2009 10 September 1977 6 April 1985[7] Military /
Sudanese Socialist Union
11 Al-Jazuli Daf'allah   1935– 22 April 1985 15 December 1985 Independent

Republic of the Sudan (1985–present)Edit

Prime Ministers
(11) Al-Jazuli Daf'allah   1935– 15 December 1985 6 May 1986 Independent
(7) Sadiq al-Mahdi[4]   1935– 6 May 1986 30 June 1989[8] National Umma Party
Post Abolished (30 June 1989 – 2 March 2017)
12 Bakri Hassan Saleh   1949– 2 March 2017 Incumbent National Congress Party

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Posthumous son of Muhammad Ahmad. Imam of the Ansar
  2. ^ Carried out a self-coup against his own government
  3. ^ Resigned after mass protests
  4. ^ a b Grandson of Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi. Imam of the Ansar
  5. ^ Deposed in the 1969 coup d'état
  6. ^ Briefly interrupted during the 19–22 July 1971 coup d'état
  7. ^ Deposed in the 1985 coup d'état
  8. ^ Deposed in the 1989 coup d'état

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