List of Prime Ministers of Guyana

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Prime Minister of the
Co-operative Republic of Guyana
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Incumbent
Sam Hinds

since 11 August 1999
Style The Honourable
Residence Prime Minister's Residence, Main Street, Georgetown
Appointer Donald Ramotar,
as President of Guyana
Term length 5 years, renewable
Inaugural holder Forbes Burnham
Formation 26 May 1966
Succession Any Minister of Government as designated by the President
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Guyana

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Guyana.

Chief Minister of British Guiana[edit]

Chief Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
# Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Duration
1 President Cheddi Jagan.png Cheddi Jagan
(1918–1997)
30 May 1953 9 October 1953 0 years, 132 days People's Progressive Party

Premiers of British Guiana[edit]

Premier Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
# Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Duration
1 President Cheddi Jagan.png Cheddi Jagan
(1918–1997)
5 September 1961 12 December 1964 3 years, 98 days People's Progressive Party
2 LFSB.jpg Forbes Burnham
(1923–1985)
12 December 1964 26 May 1966 1 year, 165 days People's National Congress

Prime Ministers of Guyana[edit]

Prime Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
# Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Duration
1 LFSB.jpg Forbes Burnham
(1923–1985)
26 May 1966 6 October 1980 14 years, 133 days People's National Congress
2 No image.png Ptolemy Reid
(1912–2003)
6 October 1980 16 August 1984 3 years, 315 days People's National Congress
3 No image.png Desmond Hoyte
(1929–2002)
16 August 1984 6 August 1985 0 years, 355 days People's National Congress
4 No image.png Hamilton Green
(1934–)
6 August 1985 9 October 1992 7 years, 64 days People's National Congress
5 Sam Hinds 2006.jpg Sam Hinds
(1943–)
9 October 1992 17 March 1997 4 years, 149 days People's Progressive Party
6 Janet Jagan.png Janet Jagan
(1920–2009)
17 March 1997 19 December 1997 0 years, 277 days People's Progressive Party
7 Sam Hinds 2006.jpg Sam Hinds
(1943–)
19 December 1997 9 August 1999 1 year, 233 days People's Progressive Party
8 Jagdeo03032007.jpg Bharrat Jagdeo
(1964–)
9 August 1999 11 August 1999 0 years, 2 days People's Progressive Party
9 Sam Hinds 2006.jpg Sam Hinds
(1943–)
11 August 1999 Incumbent 15 years, 107 days
(as of 26 November 2014)
People's Progressive Party

See also[edit]