Prime Minister of Greenland

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Prime Minister of Greenland
Naalakkersuisut siulittaasuat
Flag of Greenland.svg
Aleqa Hammond.jpg
Incumbent
Aleqa Hammond

since 5 April 2013
Inaugural holder Jonathan Motzfeldt
Formation 1 May 1979
Coat of arms of Greenland.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Greenland
See also
Politics of Denmark

The Prime Minister of Greenland (Greenlandic: Naalakkersuisut siulittaasuat, lit Leader of the Government; Danish: Landsstyreformand), sometimes referred to as the Premier,[1] is the head of the government of Greenland, an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark. The incumbent Prime Minister is Aleqa Hammond of the Siumut party. The Prime Minister is usually leader of the majority party in the Parliament of Greenland. Jonathan Motzfeldt became Prime Minister after home rule was granted to Greenland in 1979.

List of Prime Ministers of Greenland[edit]

Took Office Left Office Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Political affiliation Election
1 1 May 1979 18 March 1991 Jonathan Motzfeldt 2003.jpg Jonathan Motzfeldt
(1938–2010)
Siumut 1979
1983
1984
1987
2 18 March 1991 19 September 1997 Lars Emil Johansen
(1946– )
Siumut 1991
1995
(1) 19 September 1997 14 December 2002 Jonathan Motzfeldt 2003.jpg Jonathan Motzfeldt
(1938–2010)
Siumut 1999
3 14 December 2002 12 June 2009 Hans Enoksen
(1956– )
Siumut 2002
2009
4 12 June 2009 5 April 2013 Kuupik Kleist.jpg Kuupik Kleist
(1958– )
Inuit Ataqatigiit 2009
5 5 April 2013 Incumbent Aleqa Hammond.jpg Aleqa Hammond
(1965– )
Siumut 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Members of the Cabinet Government of Greenland