Prime Minister of Georgia

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Prime Minister of Georgia
Greater coat of arms of Georgia.svg
Giorgi Kvirikashvili in meeting with Iranian FM Javad Zarif.jpg
Incumbent
Giorgi Kvirikashvili

since 30 December 2015
Appointer Giorgi Margvelashvili,
as President of Georgia
Inaugural holder Bessarion Gugushvili
Formation 23 August 1991
Greater coat of arms of Georgia.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Georgia

The Prime Minister of Georgia is the most senior minister within the Cabinet of Georgia, appointed by the President of Georgia. The official title of the Head of the Government of Georgia has varied throughout history, however, the duties and functions of the leader have changed only marginally. The first Prime Minister of Georgia was Noe Ramishvili, the incumbent being Giorgi Kvirikashvili. Georgia has had 39 Prime Ministers since 1918.

List of Heads of Government of Georgia (1918–present)[edit]

Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918–1921)[edit]

Prime Ministers

Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic (1922–1936) and Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (1936–1991)[edit]

Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars
Chairmen of the Council of Ministers

Republic of Georgia (1991–present)[edit]

Prime Ministers
Name
(Born–Died)
Picture Took Office Left Office Party
1 Besarion Gugushvili
(1945–)
No image.png 23 August 1991 6 January 1992[1] Round Table — Free Georgia
2 Tengiz Sigua
(1934–)
Tengiz Sigua.png 6 January 1992 6 August 1993 Independent
Eduard Shevardnadze
(1928–2014)
(acting)
Eduard shevardnadze.jpg 6 August 1993 20 August 1993 Independent
3 Otar Patsatsia
(1929–)
No image.png 20 August 1993 5 October 1995 Independent
State Ministers
Name
(Born–Died)
Picture Took Office Left Office Party
1 Niko Lekishvili
(1947–)
No image.png 8 December 1995 26 July 1998 Union of Citizens of Georgia
2 Vazha Lortkipanidze
(1949–)
No image.png 31 July 1998 11 May 2000 Union of Citizens of Georgia
3 Giorgi Arsenishvili
(1942–2010)
No image.png 11 May 2000 21 December 2001 Union of Citizens of Georgia
4 Avtandil Jorbenadze
(1951–)
No image.png 21 December 2001 27 November 2003 Union of Citizens of Georgia
5 Zurab Zhvania
(1963–2005)
Surab Schwania.jpg 27 November 2003 17 February 2004 United National Movement
Prime Ministers
Name
(Born–Died)
Picture Took Office Left Office Party
4 Zurab Zhvania
(1963–2005)
Surab Schwania.jpg 17 February 2004 3 February 2005 United National Movement
Mikheil Saakashvili
(1967–)
(acting)[2]
Saakashvili76589.jpg 3 February 2005 17 February 2005 United National Movement
5 Zurab Noghaideli
(1964–)
Zurab Nogaideli.jpg 17 February 2005 16 November 2007 United National Movement
Giorgi Baramidze
(1968–)
(acting)[3]
Giorgi baramidze.jpg 16 November 2007 22 November 2007 United National Movement
6 Lado Gurgenidze
(1970–)
Lado Gurgenidze (August 25, 2008).jpg 22 November 2007 1 November 2008 Independent
7 Grigol Mgaloblishvili
(1973–)
Grigol Mgaloblishvili (November 20, 2008) (A).jpg 1 November 2008 6 February 2009 Independent
8 Nika Gilauri
(1975–)
Nika Gilauri (Thailand, 21 April 2010).jpg 6 February 2009 4 July 2012 Independent
9 Vano Merabishvili
(1968–)
Ivane Merabishvili.jpg 4 July 2012 25 October 2012 United National Movement
10 Bidzina Ivanishvili
(1956–)
Bidzina Ivanishvili 2013-07-19.jpg 25 October 2012 20 November 2013 Georgian Dream
11 Irakli Garibashvili
(1982–)
Irakli Garibashvili 2013. 2 (cropped).jpg 20 November 2013 30 December 2015 Georgian Dream
12 Giorgi Kvirikashvili
(1967–)
Giorgi Kvirikashvili in meeting with Iranian FM Javad Zarif.jpg 30 December 2015 Incumbent Georgian Dream

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