List of Prime Ministers of Guyana

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Prime Minister of the
Co-operative Republic of Guyana
Office of the Prime Minister Guyana.svg
Seal of the Office of the Prime Minister of Guyana
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Flag of Guyana
Fotografía Oficial Cumbre de Jefas y Jefes de Estados Partes del MERCOSUR y Estados Asociados (23265837203) cropped.jpg
Incumbent
Moses Nagamootoo

since 20 May 2015
Style The Honourable
Residence Prime Minister's Residence, Main Street, Georgetown
Appointer David A. Granger,
as President of Guyana
Term length 5 years, renewable
Inaugural holder Forbes Burnham
Formation 26 May 1966
Succession Any Minister of Government as designated by the President
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Guyana
Constitution

This is a list of the Prime Ministers of Guyana, from the establishment of the office of Chief Minister of British Guiana in 1953 to the present day.

Chief Minister of British Guiana[edit]

Chief Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Elected Political affiliation
(at time of appointment)
Monarch(s)
Took office Left office
1 Cheddi Jagan
(1918–1997)
President Cheddi Jagan.png 30 May 1953 9 October 1953 People's Progressive Party Elizabeth II

Premiers of British Guiana[edit]

Premier
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Elected Political affiliation
(at time of appointment)
Monarch(s)
Took office Left office
1 Cheddi Jagan
(1918–1997)
President Cheddi Jagan.png 5 September 1961 12 December 1964 People's Progressive Party Elizabeth II
2 Forbes Burnham
(1923–1985)
Forbes Burnham (1966).jpg 12 December 1964 26 May 1966 People's National Congress Elizabeth II

Prime Ministers of Guyana[edit]

Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Elected Political affiliation
(at time of appointment)
Head(s) of State
Took office Left office
Commonwealth realm of Guyana
1 Forbes Burnham
(1923–1985)
Forbes Burnham (1966).jpg 26 May 1966 23 February 1970 People's National Congress Elizabeth II
Co-operative Republic of Guyana
(1) Forbes Burnham
(1923–1985)
Forbes Burnham (1966).jpg 23 February 1970 6 October 1980 People's National Congress Luckhoo
Chung
2 Ptolemy Reid
(1912–2003)
No image.png 6 October 1980 16 August 1984 People's National Congress Burnham
3 Desmond Hoyte
(1929–2002)
Desmond Hoyte.jpg 16 August 1984 6 August 1985 People's National Congress Burnham
4 Hamilton Green
(1934–)
No image.png 6 August 1985 9 October 1992 People's National Congress Hoyte
5 Sam Hinds
(1943–)
Sam Hinds 2006.jpg 9 October 1992 17 March 1997 People's Progressive Party C. Jagan
Himself
6 Janet Jagan
(1920–2009)
Janet Jagan.png 17 March 1997 19 December 1997 People's Progressive Party Hinds
(5) Sam Hinds
(1943–)
Sam Hinds 2006.jpg 19 December 1997 9 August 1999 People's Progressive Party J. Jagan
7 Bharrat Jagdeo
(1964–)
Jagdeo03032007.jpg 9 August 1999 11 August 1999 People's Progressive Party J. Jagan
(5) Sam Hinds
(1943–)
Sam Hinds 2006.jpg 11 August 1999 20 May 2015 People's Progressive Party Jagdeo
Ramotar
Granger
8 Moses Nagamootoo
(1947–)
Fotografía Oficial Cumbre de Jefas y Jefes de Estados Partes del MERCOSUR y Estados Asociados (23265837203) cropped.jpg 20 May 2015 Incumbent Alliance for Change
(APNU)
Granger

See also[edit]

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