List of Prime Ministers of Cuba

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The following is a list of Prime Ministers of Cuba from 1940 until the present day.

The current Prime Minister of Cuba (officially called President of the Council of Ministers, according to the 1976 Constitution) is Raúl Castro, since 24 February 2008.

Prime Ministers of Cuba[edit]

Republic of Cuba[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party President
(Term)
Took Office Left Office Time in Office
Prime Ministers
1 Carlos saladrigas.jpg Carlos Saladrigas Zayas
(1900–1956)
10 October 1940 16 August 1942 1 year, 310 days Popular Socialist Party Fulgencio Batista
Fulgencio Batista, 1938.jpg
(1940–1944)
2 Ramon Zaydin.jpg Ramón Zaydín
(1895–1968)
16 August 1942 16 March 1944 1 year, 213 days Liberal Party
3 Anselmo Alliegro y Milá.jpg Anselmo Alliegro y Milá
(1899–1961)
16 March 1944 10 October 1944 208 days Liberal Party
4 Félix Lancís Sánchez.jpg Félix Lancís Sánchez
(1900–1976)
10 October 1944 13 October 1945 1 year, 3 days Authentic Cuban Revolutionary Party Ramon Grau
Grau.jpg
(1944–1948)
5 Carlos Prio Socarras of Cuba.jpg Carlos Prío Socarrás
(1903–1977)
13 October 1945 1 May 1947 1 year, 200 days Authentic Cuban Revolutionary Party
6 No image.png Raúl López del Castillo
(1893–1963)
1 May 1947 10 October 1948 1 year, 162 days Authentic Cuban Revolutionary Party
7 Manuel Antonio de Varona Loredo.jpg Manuel Antonio de Varona
(1908–1992)
10 October 1948 6 October 1950 1 year, 361 days Authentic Cuban Revolutionary Party Carlos Prío Socarrás
Carlos Prio Socarras of Cuba.jpg
(1948–1952)
8 Félix Lancís Sánchez.jpg Félix Lancís Sánchez
(1900–1976)
6 October 1950 1 October 1951 360 days Authentic Cuban Revolutionary Party
9 No image.png Óscar Gans
(1903–1965)
1 October 1951 10 March 1952 161 days Progressive Action Party
10 Fulgencio Batista, 1938.jpg Fulgencio Batista
(1901–1973)
10 March 1952 4 April 1952 25 days Progressive Action Party Fulgencio Batista
Fulgencio Batista, 1938.jpg
(1952–1959)
Vacant (4 April 1952 – 14 August 1954)
Andrés Domingo Morales del Castillo.jpg Andrés Domingo y Morales del Castillo
(1892–1979)
14 August 1954 24 February 1955 194 days Independent
11 Jorge García Montes.jpg Jorge García Montes
(1896–1982)
24 February 1955 26 March 1957 2 years, 30 days Progressive Action Party
12 No image.png Andrés Rivero Agüero
(1905–1996)
26 March 1957 6 March 1958 345 days Progressive Action Party
13 No image.png Emilio Núñez Portuondo
(1898–1978)
6 March 1958 12 March 1958 6 days Progressive Action Party
14 No image.png Gonzalo Güell
(1895–1985)
12 March 1958 1 January 1959 295 days Progressive Action Party

Republic of Cuba (since the Revolution)[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party President
(Term)
Took Office Left Office Time in Office
Prime Ministers
15 No image.png José Miró Cardona
(1902–1974)
5 January 1959 13 February 1959 39 days Independent Manuel Urrutia Lleó
Manuel Urrutia Lleó.JPG
(1959)
16 Fidel Castro5 cropped.JPG Fidel Castro
(1926–2016)
16 February 1959 2 December 1976 17 years, 290 days 26th of July Movement
(until 3 October 1965.)
Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado
OsvaldoDorticósTorrado.png
(1959–1976)
(16) Communist Party of Cuba
Presidents of the Council of Ministers
(16) Fidel Castro5 cropped.JPG Fidel Castro
(1926–2016)
3 December 1976 24 February 2008 31 years, 83 days Communist Party of Cuba Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro5 cropped.JPG
(1976–2008)
Presidente de Cuba, Raúl Castro, visita Salvador.jpg Raúl Castro
(1931–)
31 July 2006 24 February 2008 1 year, 208 days Communist Party of Cuba Raúl Castro
Presidente de Cuba, Raúl Castro, visita Salvador.jpg
(2008–)
17 24 February 2008 Incumbent 8 years, 287 days
(as of 7 December 2016)

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