Prime Minister of Burundi

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Prime Minister of Burundi
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Appointer King of Burundi (1961–1966)
President of Burundi (1966–1998)
Formation 26 January 1961
First holder Joseph Cimpaye
Final holder Pascal-Firmin Ndimira
Abolished 12 June 1998
Succession Vice-President of Burundi
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Burundi

This article contains a list of Prime Ministers of Burundi since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Burundi in 1961, to its abolition in 1998.

A total of fourteen people have served as Prime Minister of Burundi (not counting one Acting Prime Minister). Additionally, two persons, Pierre Ngendandumwe and Albin Nyamoya, have served on two non-consecutive occasions.

Key[edit]

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Acting Prime Minister

Prime Ministers of Burundi[edit]

Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Ethnic affiliation Political affiliation Monarch(s)
Took office Left office
Kingdom of Burundi (part of Ruanda-Urundi)
1 Joseph Cimpaye
(1932–1972)
No image.png 26 January 1961 28 September 1961 Hutu UPP Mwambutsa IV
2 Louis Rwagasore
(1932–1961)
No image.png 28 September 1961 13 October 1961
(assassinated.)
Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
3 André Muhirwa
(1920–2003)
No image.png 20 October 1961 1 July 1962 Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
Kingdom of Burundi (independent country)
(3) André Muhirwa
(1920–2003)
No image.png 1 July 1962 10 June 1963 Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
4 Pierre Ngendandumwe
(1930–1965)
No image.png 18 June 1963 6 April 1964 Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
5 Albin Nyamoya
(1924–2001)
No image.png 6 April 1964 7 January 1965 Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
(4) Pierre Ngendandumwe
(1930–1965)
No image.png 7 January 1965 15 January 1965
(assassinated.)
Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
Pié Masumbuko
(1931–)
No image.png 15 January 1965 26 January 1965 Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
6 Joseph Bamina
(1925–1965)
No image.png 26 January 1965 30 September 1965 Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
7 Léopold Biha
(1919–2003)
No image.png 13 October 1965 8 July 1966
(deposed.)
Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
8 Michel Micombero
(1940–1983)
No image.png 11 July 1966 28 November 1966
(become President.)
Tutsi Military /
UPRONA
Ntare V
Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Ethnic affiliation Political affiliation President(s)
Took office Left office
Republic of Burundi
Post abolished (28 November 1966 – 15 July 1972)
(5) Albin Nyamoya
(1924–2001)
No image.png 15 July 1972 5 June 1973 Hutu UPRONA Micombero
Post abolished (5 June 1973 – 12 November 1976)
9 Édouard Nzambimana
(1945–)
No image.png 12 November 1976 13 October 1978 Tutsi UPRONA Bagaza
Post abolished (13 October 1978 – 19 October 1988)
10 Adrien Sibomana
(1953–)
No image.png 19 October 1988 10 July 1993 Hutu UPRONA Buyoya
11 Sylvie Kinigi
(1953–)
No image.png 10 July 1993 7 February 1994 Tutsi UPRONA Ndadaye
Herself
Ntaryamira
12 Anatole Kanyenkiko
(1952–)
No image.png 7 February 1994 22 February 1995 Tutsi UPRONA Ntaryamira
Ntibantunganya
13 Antoine Nduwayo
(1942–)
No image.png 22 February 1995 31 July 1996[1] Tutsi UPRONA Ntibantunganya
14 Pascal-Firmin Ndimira
(1956–)
No image.png 31 July 1996 12 June 1998 Hutu UPRONA Buyoya
Post abolished (12 June 1998 – present)

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Resigned following the 1996 coup d'état

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