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List of heads of government of Burundi

Prime Minister of Burundi
Former political post
Successor Vice-President of Burundi
First officeholder André Muhirwa
Last officeholder Pascal-Firmin Ndimira
Appointer King of Burundi (1962–1966)
President of Burundi (1966–1998)
Office began 1 July 1962
Office ended 12 June 1998
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of


  • List of Heads of Government of Burundi 1
    • Affiliations 1.1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

List of Heads of Government of Burundi

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
Kingdom of Burundi Part of Ruanda-Urundi
26 January 1961 to 28 September 1961 Joseph Cimpaye, Prime Minister UPP
28 September 1961 to 13 October 1961 Prince Louis Rwagasore, Prime Minister UPRONA Assassinated
20 October 1961 to 1 July 1962 André Muhirwa, Prime Minister UPRONA
Kingdom of Burundi Independence from Belgium
1 July 1962 to 10 June 1963 André Muhirwa, Prime Minister UPRONA
18 June 1963 to 6 April 1964 Pierre Ngendandumwe, Prime Minister UPRONA 1st Term
6 April 1964 to 7 January 1965 Albin Nyamoya, Prime Minister UPRONA 1st Term
7 January 1965 to 15 January 1965 Pierre Ngendandumwe, Prime Minister UPRONA 2nd Term; Assassinated
15 January 1965 to 26 January 1965 Pié Masumbuko, Acting Prime Minister UPRONA
26 January 1965 to 30 September 1965 Joseph Bamina, Prime Minister UPRONA Executed 15 December 1965[1]
13 October 1965 to 8 July 1966 Prince Léopold Biha, Prime Minister UPRONA Removed from office by King Ntare V
11 July 1966 to 28 November 1966 Michel Micombero, Prime Minister UPRONA Deposed King Ntare V to become President
Republic of Burundi
(République du Burundi)
28 November 1966 to 15 July 1972 Post abolished
15 July 1972 to 5 June 1973 Albin Nyamoya, Prime Minister UPRONA 2nd Term
5 June 1973 to 12 November 1976 Vacant
12 November 1976 to 13 October 1978 Édouard Nzambimana, Prime Minister UPRONA
13 October 1978 to 19 October 1988 Post abolished
19 October 1988 to 10 July 1993 Adrien Sibomana, Prime Minister UPRONA
10 July 1993 to 7 February 1994 Sylvie Kinigi, Prime Minister UPRONA
7 February 1994 to 22 February 1995 Anatole Kanyenkiko, Prime Minister UPRONA
22 February 1995 to 31 July 1996 Antoine Nduwayo, Prime Minister UPRONA Resigned after a coup d'état
31 July 1996 to 12 June 1998 Pascal-Firmin Ndimira, Prime Minister UPRONA
12 June 1998 to Present Post abolished


See also


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External links

  • World Statesmen - Burundi
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