List of Prime Ministers of Tanzania

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This is a list of Prime Ministers of the United Republic of Tanzania. The east African nation was formed on 26 April 1964 after the union between Tanganyika and the People's Republic of Zanzibar and Pemba as the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. On 29 October 1964, the new nation changed its name to the United Republic of Tanzania.

Prime Ministers of Tanzania (1964–present)[edit]

Parties

      Tanganyika African National Union (TANU)
      Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM)

Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Political Party
United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
Post abolished (26 April 1964 – 29 October 1964)
United Republic of Tanzania
Post abolished (29 October 1964 – 17 February 1972)
1 No image.png Rashidi Kawawa
(1926–2009)
17 February 1972 5 February 1977 TANU
(1) 5 February 1977 13 February 1977 CCM
2 No image.png Edward Sokoine
(1938–1984)
(1st time)
13 February 1977 7 November 1980 CCM
3 No image.png Cleopa Msuya
(1931–)
(1st time)
7 November 1980 24 February 1983 CCM
(2) No image.png Edward Sokoine
(1938–1984)
(2nd time)
24 February 1983 12 April 1984[1] CCM
4 Salim.JPG Salim Ahmed Salim
(1942–)
24 April 1984 5 November 1985 CCM
5 No image.png Joseph Warioba
(1940–)
5 November 1985 9 November 1990 CCM
6 John Malecela (cropped).jpg John Malecela
(1934–)
9 November 1990 7 December 1994 CCM
(3) No image.png Cleopa Msuya
(1931–)
(2nd time)
7 December 1994 28 November 1995 CCM
7 Frederick Sumaye boston december 2006.png Frederick Sumaye
(1950–)
28 November 1995 30 December 2005 CCM
8 Edward Lowasa (cropped).jpg Edward Lowassa
(1953–)
30 December 2005 7 February 2008 CCM
9 Mizengo Pinda, Prime Minister of Tanzania.jpg Mizengo Pinda
(1948–)
9 February 2008 Incumbent CCM

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Died in office.

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