List of Prime Ministers of Suriname

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Prime Minister of Suriname
Former political post
Standard of Prime Minister of Suriname.svg
Flag of the Prime Minister of Suriname (1975–1988)
Successor Vice President of Suriname
First officeholder Julius Caesar de Miranda
Last officeholder Jules Wijdenbosch
Appointer Governor of Suriname (1949–1975)
President of Suriname (1975–1988)
Office began June 1949
Office ended 26 January 1988
Coat of arms of Suriname.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Suriname

Below is a list of Prime Ministers of Suriname from 1949 to 1988. In 1988 the position of Prime Minister of Suriname was abolished and replaced by a Vice President, who chairs the Council of Ministers ex officio.

List of Prime Ministers of Suriname[edit]

Prime Ministers of the Colony of Surinam[edit]

# Picture Name Took office Left office Party
1 DeMirandaDenkmal.jpg Julius Caesar de Miranda June 1949 April 5, 1951 PSV
2 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jacques Adam Drielsma April 5, 1951 June 4, 1951 Independent
3 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Johann Ate Eldert Buiskool June 4, 1951 September 6, 1952 Independent
4 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Adrian Cornelis Jasper Marius Alberga September 6, 1952 December 4, 1952 Independent
A.Currie.jpg Archibald Currie (acting) December 4, 1952 August 20, 1954 NPS
5 Archibald Currie August 20, 1954 December 15, 1954
Parties: National Party of Suriname (NPS), Progressive Suriname People's Party (PSV)

Prime Ministers of Suriname (constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)[edit]

# Picture Name Took office Left office Party
1 A.Currie.jpg Archibald Currie December 15, 1954 April 16, 1955 NPS
2 JohanFerrier.jpg Johan Ferrier April 16, 1955 July 16, 1958 SDP
3 Anefo 911-1851 Aankomst op.jpg Severinus Désiré Emanuels July 16, 1958 June 1963 NPS
4 Johan Pengel.jpg Johan Adolf Pengel June 1963 March 5, 1969 NPS
Flag of Dutch Guyana.svg Arthur J. May (acting) March 5, 1969 November 20, 1969 Independent
5 Jules Sedney.jpg Jules Sedney November 20, 1969 December 24, 1973 PNP
6 Henck Arron 1988.jpg Henck Arron December 24, 1973 November 25, 1975 NPS
Parties: Surinamese Democratic Party (SDP), National Party of Suriname (NPS), Progressive National Party (PNP)

Prime Ministers of the Republic of Suriname[edit]

# Picture Name Took office Left office Party
1 Henck Arron 1988.jpg Henck Arron November 25, 1975 February 25, 1980
(deposed)
NPS
2 H.Chin A Sen.jpg Hendrick Chin A Sen March 15, 1980 February 4, 1982 PNR
3 Coat of arms of Suriname.svg Henry Roëll Neijhorst March 31, 1982 December 9, 1982 Independent
4 Coat of arms of Suriname.svg Liakat Ali Errol Alibux February 26, 1983 January 8, 1984 PALU
5 Coat of arms of Suriname.svg Willem Alfred Udenhout February 3, 1984 July 17, 1986 Independent
6 Coat of arms of Suriname.svg Pretaap Radhakishun July 17, 1986 April 7, 1987 BVD
7 Coat of arms of Suriname.svg Jules Wijdenbosch April 7, 1987 January 26, 1988 NDP
Parties: Basic Party for Renewal and Democracy (BVD), National Democratic Party (NDP), Nationalist Republican Party (PNR), National Party of Suriname (NPS), Progressive Workers' and Farmers' Union (PALU)

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