Prime Minister of Burundi

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Prime Minister of Burundi
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AppointerKing of Burundi (1961–1966)
President of Burundi (1966–1998)
Formation26 January 1961
First holderJoseph Cimpaye
Final holderPascal-Firmin Ndimira
Abolished12 June 1998
SuccessionVice-President of Burundi
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This article lists the Prime Ministers of Burundi since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Burundi in 1961, to its abolition in 1998.

A total of fourteen people have served as Prime Minister of Burundi (not counting one Acting Prime Minister). Additionally, two persons, Pierre Ngendandumwe and Albin Nyamoya, have served on two non-consecutive occasions.

Key[edit]

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •    Prime Minister

List[edit]

No. Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Ethnic affiliation Political affiliation Monarch(s)
Took office Left office
Kingdom of Burundi (part of Ruanda-Urundi)
1 Joseph Cimpaye
(1932–1972)
No image.png 26 January 1961 28 September 1961 Hutu UPP Mwambutsa IV
2 Louis Rwagasore
(1932–1961)
No image.png 28 September 1961 13 October 1961
(assassinated.)
Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
3 André Muhirwa
(1920–2003)
No image.png 20 October 1961 1 July 1962 Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
Kingdom of Burundi (independent country)
(3) André Muhirwa
(1920–2003)
No image.png 1 July 1962 10 June 1963 Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
4 Pierre Ngendandumwe
(1930–1965)
No image.png 18 June 1963 6 April 1964 Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
5 Albin Nyamoya
(1924–2001)
No image.png 6 April 1964 7 January 1965 Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
(4) Pierre Ngendandumwe
(1930–1965)
No image.png 7 January 1965 15 January 1965
(assassinated.)
Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
6 Pié Masumbuko
(1931–)
No image.png 15 January 1965 26 January 1965 Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
7 Joseph Bamina
(1925–1965)
No image.png 26 January 1965 30 September 1965 Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
8 Léopold Biha
(1919–2003)
No image.png 13 October 1965 8 July 1966
(deposed.)
Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
9 Michel Micombero
(1940–1983)
No image.png 11 July 1966 28 November 1966
(become President.)
Tutsi Military /
UPRONA
Ntare V
10 Jean-Baptiste Bagaza (1946–2016) 28 November 1966 28 November 1966
11 Ntare V 28 November 1966 15 July 1972
Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Ethnic affiliation Political affiliation President(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
Republic of Burundi
(5) Albin Nyamoya
(1924–2001)
No image.png 15 July 1972 5 June 1973 Hutu UPRONA Micombero
12 Édouard Nzambimana
(1945–)
No image.png 12 November 1976 13 October 1978 Tutsi UPRONA Bagaza
13 Adrien Sibomana
(1953–)
No image.png 19 October 1988 10 July 1993 Hutu UPRONA Buyoya
14 Pierre Buyoya (1949–) 10 July 1993 10 July 1993
15 Melchior Ndadaye (1953–1993) 10 July 1993 10 July 1993
16 François Ngeze 10 July 1993 10 July 1993
17 Sylvie Kinigi
(1953–)
No image.png 10 July 1993 7 February 1994 Tutsi UPRONA Ndadaye
Herself
Ntaryamira
18 Cyprien Ntaryamira (1955–1994) 7 February 1994 7 February 1994
19 Anatole Kanyenkiko
(1952–)
No image.png 7 February 1994 22 February 1995 Tutsi UPRONA Ntaryamira
Ntibantunganya
20 Sylvestre Ntibantunganya (1956–) 22 February 1995 22 February 1995
21 Antoine Nduwayo
(1942–)
No image.png 22 February 1995 31 July 1996[1] Tutsi UPRONA Ntibantunganya
22 Pascal-Firmin Ndimira
(1956–)
No image.png 31 July 1996 12 June 1998 Hutu UPRONA Buyoya
6 Pié Masumbuko(1931–) 12 June 1998 20 June 1998 Hutu Buyoya
11 Édouard Nzambimana (1945–) 20 June 1998 30 June 1998 Hutu Buyoya
23 Domitien Ndayizeye (1953–) 30 June 1998 30 June 1998 Hutu Buyoya
24 Pierre Nkurunziza (1963–) 30 June 1998 30 June 1998 Hutu Buyoya
25 Frédéric Bamvuginyumvira(1961–) 30 June 1998 30 June 2000 Hutu Buyoya
26 Mathias Sinamenye 30 June 2000 30 June 2002 Hutu Buyoya
22 Domitien Ndayizeye (1953–) 30 June 2002 30 April 2003 Hutu Buyoya
27 Alphonse-Marie Kadege 30 April 2003 11 November 2004 Hutu Ndayizeye
28 Frédéric Ngenzebuhoro 11 November 2004 29 August 2005 Hutu Ndayizeye
29 Martin Nduwimana (1958–) 29 August 2005 7 November 2007 Hutu Pierre Nkurunziza
30 Alice Nzomukunda (1966–) 7 November 2007 17 November 2007 Hutu Nkurunziza
31 Marina Barampama (1969–)
17 November 2007 19 November 2007 Hutu Nkurunziza
32 Gabriel Ntisezerana 19 November 2007 August 2010 Hutu Nkurunziza
33 Yves Sahinguvu (1949–)
August 2010 August 2010 Hutu Nkurunziza
34 Therence Sinunguruza (1959–) 28 August 2010 13 October 2013 Hutu Nkurunziza
35 Bernard Busokoza 13 October 2013 14 February 2014 Hutu Nkurunziza
36 Prosper Bazombanza 14 February 2014 20 August 2015 Hutu Nkurunziza
37 Gervais Rufyikiri (1965–)
20 August 2015 20 August 2016 Hutu Nkurunziza
38 Gaston Sindimwo 20 August 2016 20 August 2017 Hutu Nkurunziza
39 Joseph Butore 20 August 2017 28 August 2017 Hutu Nkurunziza
40 Joseph Butore 28 August 2017 1 November 2017 Hutu Nkurunziza
41 Gaston Sindimwo 1 November 2017 6 November 2018 Hutu Nkurunziza
42 Gaston Sindimwo 6 November 2018 20 November 2018 Hutu Nkurunziza
43 Pierre Nkurunziza(1963–) 20 November 2018 Hutu Nkurunziza

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Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Resigned following the 1996 coup d'état

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