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Prime Minister of the Republic of Artsakh
Արցախի հանրապետության վարչապետ  (Armenian)
Coat of arms of Artsakh.svg
AppointerPresident of Artsakh
Formation8 January 1992
First holderOleg Yesayan
Final holderArayik Harutyunyan
Abolished7 September 2017

The Prime Minister of Artsakh was the head of government of the unrecognized Republic of Artsakh between 1992 and 2017.

The position of Prime Minister was established in 1992, and was appointed by the head of state—the President. In a constitutional referendum held in 2017, citizens voted in favour of transforming Artsakh into a presidential system and the office of Prime Minister was abolished. The President become both the head of state and the head of government.[1][2]

This is a list of the Prime Ministers of the Republic of Artsakh.

List of Prime Ministers (1992–2017)

No. Portrait Name
Term Political Party
Took office Left office Time in office
Oleg Yesayan
Oleg Yesayan
(born 1946)
8 January 1992August 19926 monthsIndependent
Robert Kocharyan
Robert Kocharyan
(born 1954)
August 199229 December 19942 years, 4 monthsIndependent
Leonard Petrosyan
Leonard Petrosyan
December 1994June 19983 years, 182 daysIndependent
Zhirayr Poghosyan
Zhirayr Poghosyan
(born 1942)
June 199824 June 19991 year, 23 daysIndependent
Anushavan Danielyan
Anushavan Danielyan
(born 1954)
30 June 199912 September 20078 years, 74 daysIndependent
Arayik Harutyunyan
Arayik Harutyunyan
(born 1972)
14 September 20077 September 20179 years, 360 daysFree Motherland

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