Prime Minister of East Timor

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Prime Minister of East Timor
Coat of arms of East Timor.svg
Gusmão sitting behind a desk, smiling
Incumbent
Xanana Gusmão

since 8 August 2007
Appointer Taur Matan Ruak
President of East Timor
Inaugural holder Nicolau dos Reis Lobato
Formation 28 November 1975
Coat of arms of East Timor.svg
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The Prime Minister of Timor-Leste is the head of government in East Timor. The President is the head of state. The Prime Minister is chosen by the political party or alliance of political parties with a majority in the national legislature and is formally appointed by the President. The Prime Minister oversees the activities of the government and chairs the Council of Ministers.

List of Prime Ministers of East Timor[edit]

Prime Minister of East Timor during War for Independence[edit]

      Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (FRETILIN)

# Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Party
1 Coat of arms of East Timor.svg Nicolau dos Reis Lobato
(1952–1978)
28 November 1975 7 December 1975 FRETILIN

Prime Ministers of the Democratic Republic of East Timor[edit]

      Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (FRETILIN)
      National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction (CNRT)

# Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Party
1 Mari Bin Amude Alkatiri 2001.jpg Mari Alkatiri
(b. 1949)
20 May 2002 26 June 2006[1] FRETILIN
2 José Ramos-Horta Portrait.jpg José Ramos-Horta
(b. 1949)
26 June 2006 19 May 2007 Independent
3 Coat of arms of East Timor.svg Estanislau da Silva
(b. 1952)
19 May 2007 8 August 2007 FRETILIN
4 Xanana 2011.jpg Xanana Gusmão
(b. 1946)
8 August 2007 Incumbent CNRT

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Resigned during the 2006 East Timorese crisis

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