Prime Minister of Burundi

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Prime Minister of Burundi
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Appointer King of Burundi (1961–1966)
President of Burundi (1966–1998)
Formation 26 January 1961
First holder Joseph Cimpaye
Final holder Pascal-Firmin Ndimira
Abolished 12 June 1998
Succession Vice-President of Burundi
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Burundi

This article lists the Prime Ministers of Burundi since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Burundi in 1961, to its abolition in 1998.

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

Key[edit]

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Acting Prime Minister

List[edit]

Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Ethnic affiliation Political affiliation Monarch(s)
Took office Left office
Kingdom of Burundi (part of Ruanda-Urundi)
1 Joseph Cimpaye
(1932–1972)
No image.png 26 January 1961 28 September 1961 Hutu UPP Mwambutsa IV
2 Louis Rwagasore
(1932–1961)
No image.png 28 September 1961 13 October 1961
(assassinated.)
Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
3 André Muhirwa
(1920–2003)
No image.png 20 October 1961 1 July 1962 Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
Kingdom of Burundi (independent country)
(3) André Muhirwa
(1920–2003)
No image.png 1 July 1962 10 June 1963 Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
4 Pierre Ngendandumwe
(1930–1965)
No image.png 18 June 1963 6 April 1964 Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
5 Albin Nyamoya
(1924–2001)
No image.png 6 April 1964 7 January 1965 Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
(4) Pierre Ngendandumwe
(1930–1965)
No image.png 7 January 1965 15 January 1965
(assassinated.)
Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
Pié Masumbuko
(1931–)
No image.png 15 January 1965 26 January 1965 Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
6 Joseph Bamina
(1925–1965)
No image.png 26 January 1965 30 September 1965 Hutu UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
7 Léopold Biha
(1919–2003)
No image.png 13 October 1965 8 July 1966
(deposed.)
Tutsi UPRONA Mwambutsa IV
8 Michel Micombero
(1940–1983)
No image.png 11 July 1966 28 November 1966
(become President.)
Tutsi Military /
UPRONA
Ntare V
Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Ethnic affiliation Political affiliation President(s)
Took office Left office
Republic of Burundi
Post abolished (28 November 1966 – 15 July 1972)
(5) Albin Nyamoya
(1924–2001)
No image.png 15 July 1972 5 June 1973 Hutu UPRONA Micombero
Post abolished (5 June 1973 – 12 November 1976)
9 Édouard Nzambimana
(1945–)
No image.png 12 November 1976 13 October 1978 Tutsi UPRONA Bagaza
Post abolished (13 October 1978 – 19 October 1988)
10 Adrien Sibomana
(1953–)
No image.png 19 October 1988 10 July 1993 Hutu UPRONA Buyoya
11 Sylvie Kinigi
(1953–)
No image.png 10 July 1993 7 February 1994 Tutsi UPRONA Ndadaye
Herself
Ntaryamira
12 Anatole Kanyenkiko
(1952–)
No image.png 7 February 1994 22 February 1995 Tutsi UPRONA Ntaryamira
Ntibantunganya
13 Antoine Nduwayo
(1942–)
No image.png 22 February 1995 31 July 1996[1] Tutsi UPRONA Ntibantunganya
14 Pascal-Firmin Ndimira
(1956–)
No image.png 31 July 1996 12 June 1998 Hutu UPRONA Buyoya
Post abolished (12 June 1998 – present)

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Resigned following the 1996 coup d'état

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