Prime Minister of Bulgaria

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Prime Minister of Bulgaria
Министър-председател на България
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Stefan Yanev

since 12 May 2021
Member of European Council
Appointer National Assembly
Term length Four years
First holder Todor Burmov
Salary~ 7 000 leva per month [1]

The Prime Minister of Bulgaria (Bulgarian : Министър-председател, romanized: Ministar-predsedatel) is the head of government of Bulgaria. They are the leader of a political coalition in the Bulgarian parliament – known as the National Assembly of Bulgaria (Народно събрание, Narodno sabranie) – and the leader of the cabinet.


Stefan Yanev is the incumbent prime minister. He took the office on 12 May 2021 following the resignation of Boyko Borisov.

List of prime ministers

Living former prime ministers

NoPortraitNameTenureDate of birthAge
1 Georgi Atanasov 1986–199025 July 193388
2 Philip Dimitrov.JPG Philip Dimitrov 1991–199231 March 195566
3 Reneta Indzhova 2020 (cropped).png Reneta Indzhova 1994–19956 July 195368
4 Zhan Videnov 1995–199722 March 195962
5 Stefan Sofiyanski 19977 November 195169
6 Ivan kostov.jpg Ivan Kostov 1997–200123 December 194971
7 2017-07-04-MMPF-WP-IMG 7560.jpg Simeon Sakskoburggotski 2001–200516 June 193784
8 Sergey Stanishev 2009 elections diff crop.jpg Sergey Stanishev 2005–20095 May 196655
9 Reuven Rivlin meeting with Boyko Borisov, June 2018 (1179) (cropped).jpg Boyko Borisov 2009–201313 June 195962
10 Marin Raikov na s'vmestna preskonferentsiia s Khashim Tachi (8741636514) (cropped).jpg Marin Raykov 201317 December 196060
11 Plamen Oresharski 2013–201621 February 196061
12 Reuven Rivlin meeting with Boyko Borisov, June 2018 (1179) (cropped).jpg Boyko Borisov 2016-201713 June 195962
13 Georgi Bliznashki (cropped).JPG Georgi Bliznashki 20164 October 195665
14 Reuven Rivlin meeting with Boyko Borisov, June 2018 (1179) (cropped).jpg Boyko Borisov
13 June 195962

The most recent death of a former Prime Minister of Bulgaria is that of Dimitar Iliev Popov (1990–1991) on 5 December 2015.

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  1. "Bulgaria hikes pay for MPs, Prime Minister and President". 14 February 2018.