List of Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
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Incumbent
Keith Rowley

since 9 September 2015
Term length Five years, two terms
Inaugural holder Eric Williams
Formation Trinidad and Tobago Constitution
September 24, 1976
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Trinidad and Tobago

This is a list of the Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago, from the establishment of the office of Chief Minister in 1950 to the present day.

Chief Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

Chief Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
1 No image.png Albert Gomes
(1911–1978)
1950 1956 6 years Party of Political Progress Groups
2 Prime Minister Dr. Eric Williams of Trinidad & Tobago (cropped).jpg Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
28 October 1956 9 July 1959 2 years, 254 days People's National Movement

Premier of Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

Premier Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
1 Prime Minister Dr. Eric Williams of Trinidad & Tobago (cropped).jpg Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
9 July 1959 31 August 1962 3 years, 53 days People's National Movement

Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

Prime Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
Commonwealth Realm of Trinidad and Tobago
1 Prime Minister Dr. Eric Williams of Trinidad & Tobago (cropped).jpg Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
31 August 1962 1 August 1976 13 years, 336 days People's National Movement
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
(1) Prime Minister Dr. Eric Williams of Trinidad & Tobago (cropped).jpg Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
1 August 1976 29 March 1981
(Died in Office)
4 years, 240 days People's National Movement
2 No image.png George Chambers
(1928–1997)
30 March 1981 18 December 1986 5 years, 263 days People's National Movement
3 A. N. R. Robinson.jpg A. N. R. Robinson
(1926–2014)
19 December 1986 17 December 1991 4 years, 363 days National Alliance for Reconstruction
4 Patrick Manning 2008.jpg Patrick Manning
(1946–2016)
17 December 1991 9 November 1995 3 years, 327 days People's National Movement
5 Basdeo Panday.jpg Basdeo Panday
(1933–)
9 November 1995 24 December 2001 6 years, 45 days United National Congress
(4) Patrick Manning 2008.jpg Patrick Manning
(1946–2016)
24 December 2001 26 May 2010 8 years, 153 days People's National Movement
6 Kamla Persad-Bissesar 2013.jpg Kamla Persad-Bissessar
(1952–)
26 May 2010 9 September 2015 5 years, 106 days United National Congress
7 KeithRowley.jpg Keith Rowley
(1949–)
9 September 2015 Incumbent 2 years, 11 days
(as of 20 September 2017)
People's National Movement

Graphical timeline[edit]

Keith Rowley Kamla Persad-Bissessar Patrick Manning Basdeo Panday Patrick Manning A. N. R. Robinson George Chambers Eric Williams


Living former Prime Ministers[edit]

There are two living former Prime Ministers: [1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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