List of Prime Ministers of Suriname

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Prime Minister of Suriname
Standard of Prime Minister of Suriname.svg
Flag of the Prime Minister of Suriname (1975–1988)
Appointer Governor of Suriname (1949–1975)
President of Suriname (1975–1988)
Formation 3 June 1949
First holder Julius Caesar de Miranda
Final holder Jules Wijdenbosch
Abolished 26 January 1988
Succession Vice President of Suriname
Coat of arms of Suriname.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Suriname
Constitution

Below is a list of Prime Ministers of Suriname from 1949 to 1988. In 1988 the position of Prime Minister of Suriname was abolished and replaced by a Vice President, who chairs the Council of Ministers ex officio.

Prime Ministers of the Colony of Surinam[edit]

Status
  Denotes Acting Prime Minister
Prime Minister Term of office Political party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Duration
1 DeMirandaDenkmal.jpg Julius Caesar de Miranda
(1906–1956)
3 June 1949 2 April 1951 1 year, 303 days Progressive Suriname People's Party
2 No image.png Jacques Adam Drielsma
(1886–1976)
5 April 1951 4 June 1951 60 days Independent
3 No image.png Johann Ate Eldert Buiskool
(1899–1960)
4 June 1951 6 September 1952 1 year, 94 days Independent
4 No image.png Adrian Cornelis Jasper Marius Alberga
(1887–1952)
6 September 1952 4 December 1952 89 days Independent
5 A.Currie.jpg Archibald Currie
(1888–1986)
4 December 1952 20 August 1954 2 years, 11 days National Party of Suriname
20 August 1954 15 December 1954

Prime Ministers of Suriname (constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)[edit]

Status
  Denotes Acting Prime Minister
Prime Minister Term of office Political party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Duration
1 A.Currie.jpg Archibald Currie
(1888–1986)
15 December 1954 16 April 1955 122 days National Party of Suriname
2 Johan Ferrier (1955).jpg Johan Ferrier
(1910–2010)
16 April 1955 25 June 1958 3 years, 70 days Surinamese Democratic Party
3 Severinus Desiré Emanuels (1962).jpg Severinus Desiré Emanuels
(1910–1981)
25 June 1958 30 June 1963 5 years, 5 days National Party of Suriname
4 Johan Adolf Pengel 1963.jpg Johan Adolf Pengel
(1916–1970)
30 June 1963 5 March 1969 5 years, 248 days National Party of Suriname
No image.png Arthur J. May
(1903–1979)
5 March 1969 20 November 1969 260 days Independent
5 Jules Sedney.jpg Jules Sedney
(1922–)
20 November 1969 24 December 1973 4 years, 34 days Progressive National Party
6 Henck Arron 1988.jpg Henck Arron
(1936–2000)
24 December 1973 25 November 1975 1 year, 336 days National Party of Suriname

Prime Ministers of the Republic of Suriname[edit]

Prime Minister Term of office Political party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Duration
1 Henck Arron 1988.jpg Henck Arron
(1936–2000)
25 November 1975 25 February 1980
(deposed in the Sergeants' Coup.)
4 years, 92 days National Party of Suriname
2 H.Chin A Sen.jpg Hendrick Chin A Sen
(1934–1999)
15 March 1980 4 February 1982
(sacked by Bouterse.)
1 year, 326 days Nationalist Republican Party
3 No image.png Henry Roëll Neijhorst
(1940–)
31 March 1982 9 December 1982 253 days Independent
4 No image.png Liakat Ali Errol Alibux
(1948–)
26 February 1983 8 January 1984 316 days Progressive Workers' and Farmers' Union
5 No image.png Willem Alfred Udenhout
(1937–)
3 February 1984 17 July 1986 2 years, 164 days Independent
6 Pertab Radhakishun.jpg Pretaap Radhakishun
(1934–2001)
17 July 1986 7 April 1987 264 days Basic Party for Renewal and Democracy
7 No image.png Jules Wijdenbosch
(1941–)
7 April 1987 26 January 1988 294 days National Democratic Party

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