List of Prime Ministers of Benin

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Benin
Flag of Benin.svg
Appointer President of Benin
Formation 1 August 1960
First holder Hubert Maga
Final holder Lionel Zinsou
Abolished 6 April 2016
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This is a list of Prime Ministers of Benin (formerly Dahomey) since the formation of the post of Prime Minister in 1960, to its abolition in 2016.

A total of seven people have served as Prime Minister (not counting one Acting Prime Minister).

Key[edit]

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Denotes Acting Prime Minister

Prime Ministers of Benin[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Republic of Dahomey[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Time in Office
1 Hubert Maga 1961.png Hubert Maga
(1916–2000)
1 August 1960 31 December 1960 152 days RDD
Post Abolished (31 December 1960–25 January 1964)
2 Justin Ahomadégbé-Tomêtin
(1917–2002)
25 January 1964 29 November 1965 1 year, 308 days PDD
3 Christophe Soglo
(1909–1983)
29 November 1965 21 December 1967 2 years, 22 days Military
4 Maurice Kouandété
(1932–2003)
21 December 1967 17 July 1968 209 days Military
Post Abolished (17 July 1968–30 November 1975)

Republic of Benin[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Time in Office
Nicéphore Soglo - mars 2012.jpg Nicéphore Soglo
(1934–)
12 March 1990 4 April 1991 1 year, 23 days Independent
Post Abolished (4 April 1991–9 April 1996)
5 Noimage.png Adrien Houngbédji
(1942–)
9 April 1996 14 May 1998 2 years, 35 days PRD
Post Abolished (14 May 1998–28 May 2011)
6 Noimage.png Pascal Koupaki
(1951–)
28 May 2011 11 August 2013 2 years, 75 days FCBE
Post Abolished (11 August 2013–18 June 2015)
7 Lionel Zinsou.jpg Lionel Zinsou
(1953–)
18 June 2015 6 April 2016 293 days FCBE
Post Abolished (6 April 2016–present)

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