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Prime Minister of Burundi

Prime Minister of Burundi
Coat of arms of Burundi.svg
Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni 2020 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni

since 23 June 2020
AppointerKing of Burundi (1961–1966)
President of Burundi (1966–1998, 2020–present)
Formation26 January 1961
23 June 2020 (restored)
First holderJoseph Cimpaye
Abolished12 June 1998 – 23 June 2020

This article lists the prime ministers of Burundi since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Burundi in 1961 until the present day. The office of Prime Minister was abolished in 1998, and reinstated in 2020 with the appointment of Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni.[1][2]

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

Key

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •  Acting Prime Minister

List of officeholders

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Ethnic group Political party Head of state
(King/President)
Took office Left office Time in office
Kingdom of Burundi (part of Ruanda-Urundi)
1 No image.png Joseph Cimpaye
(1932–1972)
26 January 1961 28 September 1961 245 days Hutu UPP Mwambutsa IV
2 BDI 1963 MiNr0044A pm B002.jpg Louis Rwagasore
(1932–1961)
28 September 1961 13 October 1961
(assassinated.)
15 days Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
3 No image.png André Muhirwa
(1920–2003)
20 October 1961 1 July 1962 254 days Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
Kingdom of Burundi (independent country)
(3) No image.png André Muhirwa
(1920–2003)
1 July 1962 10 June 1963 344 days Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
4 No image.png Pierre Ngendandumwe
(1930–1965)
18 June 1963 6 April 1964 293 days Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
5 No image.png Albin Nyamoya
(1924–2001)
6 April 1964 7 January 1965 276 days Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
(4) No image.png Pierre Ngendandumwe
(1930–1965)
7 January 1965 15 January 1965
(assassinated.)
8 days Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
No image.png Pié Masumbuko
(born 1931)
15 January 1965 26 January 1965 11 days Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
6 No image.png Joseph Bamina
(1925–1965)
26 January 1965 30 September 1965 247 days Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
7 No image.png Léopold Biha
(1919–2003)
[a]
13 October 1965 8 July 1966
(deposed.)
268 days Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
8 No image.png Michel Micombero
(1940–1983)
11 July 1966 28 November 1966
(become President.)
140 days Tutsi Military /
UPRONA
Ntare V
Republic of Burundi
Post abolished (28 November 1966 – 15 July 1972)
(5) No image.png Albin Nyamoya
(1924–2001)
15 July 1972 5 June 1973 325 days Hutu UPRONA Micombero
Post abolished (5 June 1973 – 12 November 1976)
9 No image.png Édouard Nzambimana
(1945–2015)
12 November 1976 13 October 1978 1 year, 335 days Tutsi UPRONA Bagaza
Post abolished (13 October 1978 – 19 October 1988)
10 No image.png Adrien Sibomana
(born 1953)
19 October 1988 10 July 1993 4 years, 264 days Hutu UPRONA Buyoya
11 No image.png Sylvie Kinigi
(born 1953)
10 July 1993 7 February 1994 212 days Tutsi UPRONA Ndadaye
Herself
Ntaryamira
12 No image.png Anatole Kanyenkiko
(born 1952)
7 February 1994 22 February 1995 1 year, 15 days Tutsi UPRONA Ntaryamira
Ntibantunganya
13 No image.png Antoine Nduwayo
(born 1942)
22 February 1995 31 July 1996
[b]
1 year, 160 days Tutsi UPRONA Ntibantunganya
14 No image.png Pascal-Firmin Ndimira
(born 1956)
31 July 1996 12 June 1998 1 year, 316 days Hutu UPRONA Buyoya
Post abolished (12 June 1998 – 23 June 2020)
15 Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni 2020 (cropped).jpg Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni
(born 1972)
23 June 2020 Incumbent 337 days Hutu CNDD–FDD Ndayishimiye

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Served at the time of the 1965 coup d'état attempt.
  2. ^ Resigned following the 1996 coup d'état.

References

  1. ^ Felix Tih (24 June 2020). "Burundi gets new prime minister after 22 years". Ankara, Turkey: Anadolu Agency. Retrieved 27 June 2020.
  2. ^ Staff writer (25 June 2020). "Burundi president swears in new Prime Minister". Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo: Africanews.com. Retrieved 27 June 2020.

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