List of Prime Ministers of Kuwait

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Prime Minister of State of Kuwait
Coat of arms of Kuwait.svg
Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.jpg
Incumbent
Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah

since 4 December 2011
Appointer The Emir
Inaugural holder Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Saillo
Formation 17 January 1962
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The Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait is the second most powerful official of Kuwait, and heads the Government of Kuwait.

Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the future Emir of Kuwait, became the first Prime Minister of Kuwait on 17 January 1962. Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah is the current Prime Minister, since 30 November 2011.

Prime Ministers of Kuwait (1962–present)[edit]

# Name
(Birth-Death)
Picture Took Office Left Office
1 Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
(1926–2006)
Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir Al Sabah 1998.jpg 17 January 1962 2 February 1963
2 Sabah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah
(1913–1977)
Sabah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah.jpg 2 February 1963 30 November 1965
* Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, 2nd time
(1926–2006)
Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir Al Sabah 1998.jpg 30 November 1965 8 February 1978
3 Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
(1930–2008)
Coat of arms of Kuwait.svg 8 February 1978 13 July 2003**
4 Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
(1929 – )
Sheikh Sabah IV.jpg 13 July 2003 30 January 2006
5 Nasser Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah
(1940 – )
HH-Sh-Nasser-AlSabah2.jpg 30 January 2006 4 December 2011
6 Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah
(1942 – )
Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.jpg 4 December 2011 Incumbent

Notes[edit]

* resumed office
** In exile in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia between 2 August 1990 and 15 March 1991 due to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.

See also[edit]