List of heads of government of Zanzibar

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Prime Minister of Zanzibar
Flag of Zanzibar.svg
Appointer Sultan of Zanzibar (1961–1964)
President of Zanzibar (1964–2010)
Formation 5 June 1961
First holder Muhammad Shamte Hamadi
Final holder Shamsi Vuai Nahodha
Abolished 9 November 2010
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The following is a list of heads of government of Zanzibar, an autonomous region of Tanzania. The office of Chief Minister (later changed to Prime Minister) was established in 1961 and abolished in 2010, having been previously abolished between 1964 and 1983.

Chief Ministers of the Sultanate of Zanzibar[edit]

Status
  Denotes Acting Chief Minister
Chief Minister Term of office Political party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Duration
No image.png Geoffrey Charles Lawrence
(1915–1994)
23 February 1961 5 June 1961 102 days Independent
1 No image.png Muhammad Shamte Hamadi
(1907–aft. 1964)
5 June 1961 24 June 1963 2 years, 19 days Zanzibar and Pemba People's Party /
Zanzibar Nationalist Party

Prime Minister of the Sultanate of Zanzibar[edit]

Prime Minister Term of office Political party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Duration
1 No image.png Muhammad Shamte Hamadi
(1907–aft. 1964)
24 June 1963 12 January 1964
(Deposed)
202 days Zanzibar and Pemba People's Party /
Zanzibar Nationalist Party

Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Zanzibar[edit]

Prime Minister Term of office Political party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Duration
1 No image.png Abdullah Kassim Hanga
(1932–1969)
12 January 1964 27 April 1964 106 days Afro-Shirazi Party

Chief Ministers of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar[edit]

Chief Minister Term of office Political party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Duration
Post abolished (27 April 1964 – 21 February 1983)
1 No image.png Ramadani Baki
(1943–)
21 February 1983 6 February 1984 350 days Chama Cha Mapinduzi
2 Seif Sharif Hamad.jpg Seif Sharif Hamad
(1943–)
6 February 1984 22 January 1988 3 years, 350 days Chama Cha Mapinduzi
3 No image.png Omar Ali Juma
(1941–2001)
25 January 1988 1 November 1995 7 years, 280 days Chama Cha Mapinduzi
4 Mohamed Gharib Bilal.jpg Mohamed Gharib Bilal
(1945–)
1 November 1995 15 November 2000 5 years, 14 days Chama Cha Mapinduzi
5 No image.png Shamsi Vuai Nahodha
(1962–)
15 November 2000 9 November 2010 9 years, 359 days Chama Cha Mapinduzi
Post abolished (9 November 2010 – present)

See also[edit]

The Chief Minister's Office in Chake-Chake, Pemba Island

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