Prime Minister of Georgia

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Prime Minister of Georgia
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Irakli Gharibashvili. 2013.jpg
Incumbent
Irakli Garibashvili

since 20 November 2013
Appointer Giorgi Margvelashvili,
as President of Georgia
Inaugural holder Bessarion Gugushvili
Formation 23 August 1991
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politics and government of
Georgia

The Prime Minister of Georgia is the most senior minister within the Cabinet of Georgia, appointed by the President of Georgia. The official title of the Head of the Government of Georgia has varied throughout history, however, the duties and functions of the leader have changed only marginally. The first Prime Minister of Georgia was Noe Ramishvili, the incumbent being Irakli Garibashvili. Georgia has had 39 Prime Ministers since 1918.

List of Heads of Government of Georgia (1918–present))[edit]

Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918–1921)[edit]

Prime Ministers[edit]

Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic (1922–1936) and Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (1936–1991)[edit]

Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars[edit]

Chairmen of the Council of Ministers[edit]

Georgia (1991–present)[edit]

Prime Ministers[edit]

# Name Image Took Office Left Office Party
Murman Omanidze
(acting)
No image.png 18 August 1991 23 August 1991 (None)
1 Bessarion Gugushvili No image.png 23 August 1991 6 January 1992[1] Round Table — Free Georgia
2 Tengiz Sigua Tengiz Sigua.png 6 January 1992 6 August 1993 (None)
Eduard Shevardnadze
(acting)
Eduard shevardnadze.jpg 6 August 1993 20 August 1993 (None)
3 Otar Patsatsia No image.png 20 August 1993 5 October 1995 (None)

State Ministers[edit]

# Name Image Took Office Left Office Party
1 Nikoloz Lekishvili No image.png 8 December 1995 26 July 1998 Union of Citizens of Georgia
2 Vazha Lortkipanidze No image.png 31 July 1998 11 May 2000 Union of Citizens of Georgia
3 Giorgi Arsenishvili No image.png 11 May 2000 21 December 2001 Union of Citizens of Georgia
4 Avtandil Jorbenadze No image.png 21 December 2001 27 November 2003 Union of Citizens of Georgia
5 Zurab Zhvania Zurab zhavnia senate.JPG 27 November 2003 17 February 2004 United National Movement

Prime Ministers[edit]

# Name Image Took Office Left Office Party
4 Zurab Zhvania Zurab zhavnia senate.JPG 17 February 2004 3 February 2005 United National Movement
Mikheil Saakashvili
(acting)[2]
Saakashvili76589.jpg 3 February 2005 17 February 2005 United National Movement
5 Zurab Noghaideli Zurab Nogaideli.jpg 17 February 2005 16 November 2007 United National Movement
Giorgi Baramidze
(acting)[3]
Giorgi baramidze.jpg 16 November 2007 22 November 2007 United National Movement
6 Lado Gurgenidze Lado Gurgenidze (August 25, 2008).jpg 22 November 2007 1 November 2008 (None)
7 Grigol Mgaloblishvili Grigol Mgaloblishvili (November 20, 2008).jpg 1 November 2008 6 February 2009 (None)
8 Nika Gilauri Nika Gilauri 2012.jpg 6 February 2009 4 July 2012 (None)
9 Vano Merabishvili Ivane Merabishvili.jpg 4 July 2012 25 October 2012 United National Movement
10 Bidzina Ivanishvili Bidzina Ivanishvili (cropped).jpg 25 October 2012 20 November 2013 Georgian Dream
11 Irakli Garibashvili Irakli Gharibashvili. 2013.jpg 20 November 2013 Incumbent Georgian Dream

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