List of Prime Ministers of Guinea-Bissau

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Guinea-Bissau
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Incumbent
Aristides Gomes

since 16 April 2018
AppointerJosé Mário Vaz,
as President of Guinea-Bissau
Inaugural holderFrancisco Mendes
Formation24 September 1973

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

Since Guinea-Bissau's declaration of independence from Portugal on 24 September 1974, there have been nineteen Prime Ministers and two Acting Prime Ministers. The current holder of the office is Aristides Gomes of the PRID party, who was appointed by a decree of President José Mário Vaz on 16 April 2018.

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

Prime Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party Election
1
Francisco Mendes
Mendes, FranciscoFrancisco Mendes
(1939–1978)
[a]
24 September 19737 July 1978 †4 years, 286 daysPAIGC1976–77
2
Constantino Teixeira
Teixeira, ConstantinoConstantino Teixeira
(?–1988)
7 July 197828 September 197883 daysPAIGC
3
João Bernardo Vieira
Vieira, JoãoJoão Bernardo Vieira
(1939–2009)
[b]
28 September 197814 November 19802 years, 47 daysPAIGC
Vacant (14 November 1980 – 14 May 1982)
4
Victor Saúde Maria
Maria, VictorVictor Saúde Maria
(1939–1999)
[c]
14 May 198210 March 198483 daysPAIGC
Post abolished (10 March 1984 – 27 December 1991)
5
Carlos Correia
Correia, CarlosCarlos Correia
(born 1933)
27 December 199126 October 19942 years, 303 daysPAIGC1994
6
Manuel Saturnino da Costa
Costa, ManuelManuel Saturnino da Costa
(born 1942)
26 October 19946 June 19972 years, 223 daysPAIGC
(5)
Carlos Correia
Correia, CarlosCarlos Correia
(born 1933)
6 June 19973 December 19981 year, 180 daysPAIGC
7
Francisco Fadul
Fadul, FranciscoFrancisco Fadul
(born 1953)
3 December 199819 February 20001 year, 78 daysIndependent1999
8
Caetano N'Tchama
N'Tchama, CaetanoCaetano N'Tchama
(born 1955)
19 February 200019 March 20011 year, 28 daysPRS
9
Faustino Imbali
Imbali, FaustinoFaustino Imbali
(born 1956)
21 March 20019 December 2001263 daysIndependent
10
Alamara Nhassé
Nhassé, AlamaraAlamara Nhassé
(born 1957)
9 December 200117 November 2002343 daysPRS
11
Mário Pires
Pires, MárioMário Pires
(born 1949)
[d]
17 November 200214 September 2003301 daysPRS
Vacant (14 September 2003 – 28 September 2003)
12
Artur Sanhá
Sanhá, ArturArtur Sanhá
(born 1965)
28 September 200310 May 2004225 daysPRS
13
Carlos Gomes Júnior
Gomes, CarlosCarlos Gomes Júnior
(born 1949)
10 May 20042 November 20051 year, 176 daysPAIGC2004
14
Aristides Gomes
Gomes, AristidesAristides Gomes
(born 1954)
2 November 200513 April 20071 year, 162 daysPAIGC
15
Martinho Ndafa Kabi
Kabi, MartinhoMartinho Ndafa Kabi
(born 1957)
13 April 20075 August 20081 year, 114 daysPAIGC
(5)
Carlos Correia
Correia, CarlosCarlos Correia
(born 1933)
5 August 20082 January 2009150 daysPAIGC
(13)
Carlos Gomes Júnior
Gomes, CarlosCarlos Gomes Júnior
(born 1949)
[e]
2 January 200910 February 20123 years, 39 daysPAIGC2008
Adiato Djaló Nandigna
Nandigna, AdiatoAdiato Djaló Nandigna
Acting
[f]
10 February 201212 April 201262 daysPAIGC
Vacant (12 April 2012 – 16 May 2012)
Rui Duarte de Barros
Barros, RuiRui Duarte de Barros
(born 1960)
Acting
16 May 20123 July 20142 years, 48 daysIndependent
16
Domingos Simões Pereira
Pereira, DomingosDomingos Simões Pereira
(born 1964)
3 July 201420 August 20151 year, 48 daysPAIGC2014
17
Baciro Djá
Djá, BaciroBaciro Djá
(born 1973)
20 August 201517 September 201528 daysPAIGC
(5)
Carlos Correia
Correia, CarlosCarlos Correia
(born 1933)
17 September 201527 May 2016253 daysPAIGC
(17)
Baciro Djá
Djá, BaciroBaciro Djá
(born 1973)
27 May 201618 November 2016175 daysPAIGC
18
Umaro Sissoco Embaló
Embaló, UmaroUmaro Sissoco Embaló
(born 1972)
18 November 201630 January 20181 year, 73 daysPAIGC
19
Artur Silva
Silva, ArturArtur Silva30 January 201816 April 201876 daysPAIGC
(14)
Aristides Gomes
Gomes, AristidesAristides Gomes
(born 1954)
16 April 2018Incumbent207 daysPRID

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In exile in Conakry, Guinea until 19 October 1974.
  2. ^ Deposed President Cabral in the 1980 coup d'état and took control of the country.
  3. ^ Fled to Portugal after a power struggle with President Vieira.
  4. ^ Deposed in the 2003 coup d'état.
  5. ^ Briefly placed under house arrest by soldiers during the 2010 military unrest.
  6. ^ Deposed in the 2012 coup d'état.

See also[edit]

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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Guinea-Bissau

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