List of Prime Ministers of Guinea-Bissau

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Guinea-Bissau
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Incumbent
Carlos Correia

since 17 September 2015
Appointer José Mário Vaz,
as President of Guinea-Bissau
Inaugural holder Francisco Mendes
Formation 24 September 1973
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Guinea-Bissau

The following is a list of heads of government of Guinea-Bissau, since the establishment of the office of Prime Minister in 1973.

Prime Ministers of Guinea-Bissau (1973–present)[edit]

      African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC)
      Party for Social Renewal (PRS)

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Party
1 No image.png Francisco Mendes
(1939–1978)[1]
24 September 1973 7 July 1978[2] PAIGC
2 No image.png Constantino Teixeira 7 July 1978 28 September 1978 PAIGC
3 João Bernardo Vieira.jpg João Bernardo Vieira
(1939–2009)
28 September 1978 14 November 1980[3] PAIGC
Vacant (14 November 1980 – 14 May 1982)
4 Victor Saúde Maria 1980.jpg Victor Saúde Maria
(1939–1999)
14 May 1982 10 March 1984[4] PAIGC
Post abolished (10 March 1984 – 27 December 1991)
5 No image.png Carlos Correia
(1933–)
27 December 1991 26 October 1994 PAIGC
6 No image.png Manuel Saturnino da Costa
(1942–)
26 October 1994 6 June 1997 PAIGC
(5) No image.png Carlos Correia
(1933–)
6 June 1997 3 December 1998 PAIGC
7 No image.png Francisco Fadul
(1953–)
3 December 1998 19 February 2000 Independent
8 No image.png Caetano N'Tchama
(1955–)
19 February 2000 19 March 2001 PRS
9 No image.png Faustino Imbali
(1956–)
21 March 2001 9 December 2001 Independent
10 No image.png Alamara Nhassé
(1957–)
9 December 2001 17 November 2002 PRS
11 No image.png Mário Pires
(1949–)
17 November 2002 14 September 2003[5] PRS
Vacant (14 September 2003 – 28 September 2003)
12 No image.png Artur Sanhá
(1965–)
28 September 2003 10 May 2004 PRS
13 Carlos Gomes Junior.jpg Carlos Gomes Júnior
(1949–)
10 May 2004 2 November 2005 PAIGC
14 No image.png Aristides Gomes
(1954–)
2 November 2005 13 April 2007 PAIGC
15 No image.png Martinho Ndafa Kabi
(1957–)
13 April 2007 5 August 2008 PAIGC
(5) No image.png Carlos Correia
(1933–)
5 August 2008 2 January 2009 PAIGC
(13) Carlos Gomes Junior.jpg Carlos Gomes Júnior
(1949–)[6]
2 January 2009 10 February 2012 PAIGC
No image.png Adiato Djaló Nandigna
Acting Prime Minister
10 February 2012 12 April 2012[5] PAIGC
Vacant (12 April 2012 – 16 May 2012)
No image.png Rui Duarte de Barros
(1960–)
Acting Prime Minister
16 May 2012 3 July 2014 Independent
16 No image.png Domingos Simões Pereira
(1964–)
3 July 2014 20 August 2015 PAIGC
17 No image.png Baciro Djá
(1973–)
20 August 2015 17 September 2015 PAIGC
(5) No image.png Carlos Correia
(1933–)
17 September 2015 Incumbent PAIGC

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ In exile in Conakry, Guinea until 19 October 1974
  2. ^ Assassinated
  3. ^ Deposed Cabral in a coup d'état and become President
  4. ^ Fled to Portugal after a power struggle with President Vieira
  5. ^ a b Deposed in a coup d'état
  6. ^ Briefly placed under house arrest by soldiers during the 2010 military unrest

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