Prime Minister of Samoa

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Prime Minister of the
Independent State of
Samoa
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the Independent State
of Samoa
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Incumbent
Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi

since 23 November 1998
Appointer O le Ao o le Malo
Inaugural holder Mata'afa Mulinu'u II
Formation 1 October 1959
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Samoa

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Samoa from the establishment of that office in 1959 until the present day.

List of Prime Ministers of Samoa (1959-Present)[edit]

# Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Political Affiliation
1 Mata'afa Mulinu'u II
(1921–1975)
1 October 1959 25 February 1970 Non-partisan
2 Tupua Tamasese Lealofi IV
(1922–1983)
25 February 1970 20 March 1973 Non-partisan
(1) Mata'afa Mulinu'u II
(1921–1975)
20 March 1973 20 May 1975
(Died in office)
Non-partisan
Tupua Tamasese Lealofi IV
(1922–1983)
(Acting)
21 May 1975 24 March 1976 Non-partisan
3 Tufuga Efi
(1938–)
24 March 1976 13 April 1982 Non-partisan
4 Va'ai Kolone
(1911–2001)
13 April 1982 18 September 1982 Human Rights Protection Party
(3) Tufuga Efi
(1938–)
18 September 1982 31 December 1982 Non-partisan
5 Tofilau Eti Alesana
(1924–1999)
31 December 1982 30 December 1985 Human Rights Protection Party
(4) Va'ai Kolone
(1911–2001)
30 December 1985 8 April 1988 Human Rights Protection Party
(5) Tofilau Eti Alesana
(1924–1999)
8 April 1988 23 November 1998 Human Rights Protection Party
6 Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi
(1945–)
23 November 1998 Incumbent Human Rights Protection Party

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