|Prime Minister of Burundi|
|Appointer|| The King (1961–1966)|
The President (1966–1998, 2020–present)
|Formation||26 January 1961|
23 June 2020 (restored)
|First holder||Joseph Cimpaye|
|Abolished||12 June 1998 – 23 June 2020|
This article lists the prime ministers of Burundi since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Burundi in 1961 until the present day. The office of Prime Minister was abolished in 1998, and reinstated in 2020 with the appointment of Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni.
A total of fifteen people have served as Prime Minister of Burundi (not counting one Acting Prime Minister). Additionally, two persons, Pierre Ngendandumwe and Albin Nyamoya, served on two non-consecutive occasions.
|Term of office||Ethnic group||Political party||Head of state|
|Took office||Left office||Time in office|
|Kingdom of Burundi (part of Ruanda-Urundi)|
|1|| Joseph Cimpaye |
|26 January 1961||28 September 1961||245 days||Hutu||UPP||Mwambutsa IV|
|2|| Louis Rwagasore |
|28 September 1961||13 October 1961|
|15 days||Tutsi||UPRONA||Mwambutsa IV|
|3|| André Muhirwa |
|20 October 1961||1 July 1962||254 days||Tutsi||UPRONA||Mwambutsa IV|
|Kingdom of Burundi (independent country)|
|(3)|| André Muhirwa |
|1 July 1962||10 June 1963||344 days||Tutsi||UPRONA||Mwambutsa IV|
|4|| Pierre Ngendandumwe |
|18 June 1963||6 April 1964||293 days||Hutu||UPRONA||Mwambutsa IV|
|5|| Albin Nyamoya |
|6 April 1964||7 January 1965||276 days||Hutu||UPRONA||Mwambutsa IV|
|(4)|| Pierre Ngendandumwe |
|7 January 1965||15 January 1965|
|8 days||Hutu||UPRONA||Mwambutsa IV|
|–|| Pié Masumbuko |
|15 January 1965||26 January 1965||11 days||Tutsi||UPRONA||Mwambutsa IV|
|6|| Joseph Bamina |
|26 January 1965||30 September 1965||247 days||Hutu||UPRONA||Mwambutsa IV|
|7|| Léopold Biha |
|13 October 1965||8 July 1966|
|268 days||Tutsi||UPRONA||Mwambutsa IV|
|8|| Michel Micombero |
|11 July 1966||28 November 1966|
( become President.)
|140 days||Tutsi|| Military / |
|Republic of Burundi|
|Post abolished (28 November 1966 – 15 July 1972)|
|(5)|| Albin Nyamoya |
|15 July 1972||5 June 1973||325 days||Hutu||UPRONA||Micombero|
|Post abolished (5 June 1973 – 12 November 1976)|
|9|| Édouard Nzambimana |
|12 November 1976||13 October 1978||1 year, 335 days||Tutsi||UPRONA||Bagaza|
|Post abolished (13 October 1978 – 19 October 1988)|
|10|| Adrien Sibomana |
|19 October 1988||10 July 1993||4 years, 264 days||Hutu||UPRONA||Buyoya|
|11|| Sylvie Kinigi |
|10 July 1993||7 February 1994||212 days||Tutsi||UPRONA|| Ndadaye |
|12|| Anatole Kanyenkiko |
|7 February 1994||22 February 1995||1 year, 15 days||Tutsi||UPRONA||Ntaryamira|
|13|| Antoine Nduwayo |
|22 February 1995||31 July 1996||1 year, 160 days||Tutsi||UPRONA||Ntibantunganya|
|14|| Pascal-Firmin Ndimira |
|31 July 1996||12 June 1998||1 year, 316 days||Hutu||UPRONA||Buyoya|
|Post abolished (12 June 1998 – 23 June 2020)|
|15|| Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni |
|23 June 2020||Incumbent||1 year, 126 days||Hutu||CNDD–FDD||Ndayishimiye|
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