Prime Minister of the
Republic of Cape Verde
Primeiro-Ministro de Cabo Verde (Portuguese)
Incumbent
Ulisses Correia e Silva
since 22 April 2016
Executive branch of the Government of Cape Verde
AppointerJosé Maria Neves,
as President of Cape Verde
Inaugural holderPedro Pires
Formation8 July 1975

This article lists the prime ministers of Cape Verde, an island country in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of West Africa, since the establishment of the office of prime minister in 1975. Pedro Pires was the first person to hold the office, taking effect on 8 July 1975. The incumbent is Ulisses Correia e Silva, having taken office on 22 April 2016.

List of officeholders

Political parties
  African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC)
  African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde (PAICV)
  Movement for Democracy (MpD)
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Pedro Pires
(born 1934)
1975
1980
1985
8 July 1975 4 April 1991 15 years, 270 days PAIGC
(until 1981[1])
PAICV
(from 1981[1])
2 Carlos Veiga
(born 1949)
1991
1995
4 April 1991 29 July 2000 9 years, 116 days MpD
3 Gualberto do Rosário
(born 1950)
[a]
29 July 2000 1 February 2001 187 days MpD
4 José Maria Neves
(born 1960)
2001
2006
2011
1 February 2001 22 April 2016 15 years, 81 days PAICV
5 Ulisses Correia e Silva
(born 1962)
2016
2021
22 April 2016 Incumbent 8 years, 53 days MpD

Notes

  1. ^ Acting for Carlos Veiga until 5 October 2000.

Timeline

Ulisses Correia e SilvaJosé Maria NevesGualberto do RosárioCarlos VeigaPedro Pires

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Political Parties of the World (6th edition, 2005), ed. Bogdan Szajkowski, page 113.