List of Prime Ministers of Guinea-Bissau

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Guinea-Bissau
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Incumbent
Domingos Simões Pereira

since 3 July 2014
Appointer José Mário Vaz,
as President
Inaugural holder Francisco Mendes
Formation 24 September 1973
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The following is a list of heads of government of Guinea-Bissau, since the establishment of the office of Prime Minister in 1973.

Prime Ministers of Guinea-Bissau (1973–Present)[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
State of Guinea-Bissau Unilateral Declaration of Independence from Portugal
24 September 1973 to 10 September 1974 Francisco Mendes, Prime Minister PAIGC In exile in Conakry, Guinea
State of Guinea-Bissau Independence recognized by Portugal
10 September 1974 to 13 March 1977 Francisco Mendes, Prime Minister PAIGC Arrived in Bissau on 19 October 1974
Republic of Guinea-Bissau
(República da Guiné-Bissau)
13 March 1977 to 7 July 1978 Francisco Mendes, Prime Minister PAIGC Assassinated
7 July 1978 to 28 September 1978 Constantino Teixeira, Prime Minister PAIGC
28 September 1978 to 14 November 1980 João Bernardo Vieira.jpg João Bernardo Vieira, Prime Minister PAIGC Becoming President after a coup d'état
14 November 1980 to 14 May 1982 Vacant
14 May 1982 to 10 March 1984 Victor Saúde Maria 1980.jpg Victor Saúde Maria, Prime Minister PAIGC Fled to Portugal after a power struggle with President Vieira
10 March 1984 to 27 December 1991 Post abolished
27 December 1991 to 26 October 1994 Carlos Correia, Prime Minister PAIGC 1st Term
26 October 1994 to 6 June 1997 Manuel Saturnino da Costa, Prime Minister PAIGC
6 June 1997 to 3 December 1998 Carlos Correia, Prime Minister PAIGC 2nd Term
3 December 1998 to 19 February 2000 Francisco Fadul, Prime Minister n-p
19 February 2000 to 19 March 2001 Caetano N'Tchama, Prime Minister PRS
21 March 2001 to 9 December 2001 Faustino Imbali, Prime Minister n-p
9 December 2001 to 17 November 2002 Alamara Nhassé, Prime Minister PRS
17 November 2002 to 14 September 2003 Mário Pires, Prime Minister PRS Deposed in a coup d'état
14 September 2003 to 28 September 2003 Vacant
28 September 2003 to 10 May 2004 Artur Sanhá, Prime Minister PRS
10 May 2004 to 2 November 2005 Carlos Gomes Junior.jpg Carlos Gomes Júnior, Prime Minister PAIGC 1st Term
2 November 2005 to 13 April 2007 Aristides Gomes, Prime Minister PAIGC
13 April 2007 to 5 August 2008 Martinho Ndafa Kabi, Prime Minister PAIGC
5 August 2008 to 2 January 2009 Carlos Correia, Prime Minister PAIGC 3rd Term
2 January 2009 to 10 February 2012 Carlos Gomes Junior.jpg Carlos Gomes Júnior, Prime Minister PAIGC 2nd Term; Briefly placed under house arrest by soldiers during the 2010 military unrest
10 February 2012 to 12 April 2012 Adiato Djaló Nandigna, Acting Prime Minister PAIGC ♀; Deposed in a coup d'état
12 April 2012 to 16 May 2012 Vacant
16 May 2012 to 3 July 2014 Rui Duarte de Barros, Acting Prime Minister n-p
3 July 2014 to Present Domingos Simões Pereira, Prime Minister PAIGC

Affiliations[edit]


PAIGC Partido Africano da Independência de Guiné e Cabo Verde
(African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde)    Marxist, only legal party 1974-1991, to 1980 pro-union with Cape Verde
PRS Partido para a Renovaçao Social
(Party for Social Renewal)    progressive
Mil Military
n-p non-partisan
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