List of Prime Ministers of Queen Elizabeth II


List of Prime Ministers of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II has been head of state of 32 different Commonwealth Realms since 1952. Currently, there are 16 realms. The Queen has had eleven British Prime Ministers, second only to George III, who had fourteen, and one more than the number had by Queen Victoria. She has also had eleven Canadian Prime Ministers, eleven Australian Prime Ministers and thirteen New Zealand Prime Ministers. The Queen has had a total of 148 Prime Ministers during her reign.

Prime Ministers of current Commonwealth Realms

Antigua and Barbuda

# Vere Bird (1981–1994)
# Lester Bird (1994–2004)
# Baldwin Spencer (since 2004)

Australia

Grenada

# Eric Gairy (1974–1979)
# Maurice Bishop ("de facto" 1979–1983)
# Herbert Blaize (1984–1989)
# Ben Jones (1989–1990)
# Nicholas Brathwaite (1990–1995)
# George Brizan (1995)
# Keith Mitchell (1995–2008)
# Tillman Thomas (since 2008)

Jamaica

# Norman Manley (1959–1962)
# Alexander Bustamante (1962–1967)
# Donald Sangster (1967)
# Hugh Shearer (1967–1972)
# Michael Manley (1972–1980, 1989–1992)
# Edward Seaga (1980–1989)
# Percival Patterson (1992–2006)
# Portia Simpson-Miller (2006–2007)
# Bruce Golding (since 2007)

New Zealand

"Prime Minister of New Zealand", "Monarchy in New Zealand"

Papua New Guinea

# Michael Somare (1975–1980, 1982–1985, since 2002)
# Julius Chan (1980–1982, 1994–1997)
# Rabbie Namaliu (1988–1992)
# Paias Wingti (1985–1988, 1992–1994)
# Bill Skate (1997–1999)
# Mekere Morauta (1999–2002)

St Kitts and Nevis

# Kennedy Simmonds (1983–1995)
# Denzil Douglas (since 1995)

St Lucia

# John Compton (1979, 1982–1996, 2006–2007)
# Allan Louisy (1979–1981)
# Winston Cenac (1981–1982)
# Michael Pilgrim (1982)
# Vaughan Lewis (1996–1997)
# Kenny Anthony (1997–2006)
# Stephenson King (since 2007)

St Vincent and the Grenadines

# Milton Cato (1979–1984)
# James Fitz-Allen Mitchell (1984–2000)
# Arnhim Eustace (2000–2001)
# Ralph Gonsalves (since 2001)

Solomon Islands

# Peter Kenilorea (1978–1981, 1984–1986)
# Solomon Mamaloni (1981–1984, 1994–1997)
# Ezekiel Alebua (1986–1989)
# Francis Billy Hilly (1993–1994)
# Bartholomew Ulufa'alu (1997–2000)
# Manasseh Sogavare (2000–2001, 2006–2007)
# Sir Allan Kemakeza (2001–2006)
# Snyder Rini (2006)
# Derek Sikua (since 2007)

Tuvalu

# Toaripi Lauti (1979–1981)
# Tomasi Puapua (1981–1989)
# Bikenibeu Paeniu (1989–1993, 1996–1999)
# Kamuta Latasi (1993–1996)
# Ionatana Ionatana (1999–2000)
# Lagitupu Tuilimu (2000–2001)
# Faimalaga Luka (2001)
# Koloa Talake (2001–2002)
# Saufatu Sopoanga (2002–04)
# Maatia Toafa (2004–2006)
# Apisai Ielemia (since 2006)

United Kingdom

Prime Ministers of former Commonwealth realms


=Ceylon=

# Don Stephen Senanayake (1952)
# Dudley Senanayake (1952–1953, 1965–1970)
# John Lionel Kotalawela (1953–1956)
# Solomon Bandaranaike (1956–1959)
# Vijayananda Dahanayake (1959–1960)
# Sirimavo Bandaranaike (1960–1965, 1970–1972)

Fiji

# Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara (1970–1987)
# Timoci Bavadra (1987)

The Gambia

# Dawda Kairaba Jawara (1965–1970)

Ghana

# Kwame Nkrumah (1957–1960)

Guyana

# Forbes Burnham (1966–1970)

Kenya

# Jomo Kenyatta (1963–1964)

Malawi

# Hastings Kamuzu Banda (1964–1966)

Malta

# George Borg Olivier (1964–1971)
# Dom Mintoff (1971–1974)

Mauritius

# Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam (1968–1982)
# Sir Anerood Jugnauth (1982–1992)

Nigeria

# Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1960–1963)

Pakistan

# Khwaja Nazimuddin (1952–1953)
# Mohammad Ali Bogra (1953–1955)
# Chaudhry Mohammad Ali (1955–1956)

Sierra Leone

# Sir Milton Margai (1961–1964)
# Sir Albert Margai (1964–1967)
# Siaka Stevens (1967–1971)

South Africa

# Daniel Malan (1952–1954)
# Johannes Strijdom (1954–1958)
# Hendrik Verwoerd (1958–1961)

Tanganyika

# Julius Nyerere (1961–1962)

Trinidad and Tobago

# Eric Williams (1962–1976)

Uganda

# Milton Obote (1962–1963)

ee also

* Commonwealth Heads of Government
* Constitutional monarchy


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