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Prime Minister of Samoa


Prime Minister of Samoa

Prime Minister of the
Independent State of
Coat of arms of
the Independent State
of Samoa
Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi

since 23 November 1998
Appointer O le Ao o le Malo
Inaugural holder Mata'afa Mulinu'u II
Formation 1 October 1959
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This is a list of Prime Ministers of Samoa from the establishment of that office in 1959 until the present day.

List of Prime Ministers of Samoa (1959-Present)

# Name
Took Office Left Office Political Affiliation
1 Mata'afa Mulinu'u II
1 October 1959 25 February 1970 Non-partisan
2 Tupua Tamasese Lealofi IV
25 February 1970 20 March 1973 Non-partisan
(1) Mata'afa Mulinu'u II
20 March 1973 20 May 1975
(Died in office)
Tupua Tamasese Lealofi IV
21 May 1975 24 March 1976 Non-partisan
3 Tufuga Efi
24 March 1976 13 April 1982 Non-partisan
4 Va'ai Kolone
13 April 1982 18 September 1982 Human Rights Protection Party
(3) Tufuga Efi
18 September 1982 31 December 1982 Non-partisan
5 Tofilau Eti Alesana
31 December 1982 30 December 1985 Human Rights Protection Party
(4) Va'ai Kolone
30 December 1985 8 April 1988 Human Rights Protection Party
(5) Tofilau Eti Alesana
8 April 1988 23 November 1998 Human Rights Protection Party
6 Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi
23 November 1998 Incumbent Human Rights Protection Party

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