Prime Minister of Greenland
Naalakkersuisut Siulittaasuat
Incumbent
Múte Bourup Egede
since 23 April 2021
Government of Greenland
StatusHis Excellency
(diplomatic)[1]
Member ofCabinet of Greenland
ResidenceB-29
SeatInatsisartut, Nuuk
AppointerParliament
Term lengthFour years, renewable
PrecursorGovernor of Greenland
Formation1 May 1979
First holderJonathan Motzfeldt
WebsiteThe Premier's Office

The prime minister of Greenland (Greenlandic: Naalakkersuisut siulittaasuat, lit.'Leader of the government'; Danish: Landsstyreformand), officially the premier of Greenland,[2] is the head of government of Greenland, a constituent country of the Kingdom of Denmark. The prime minister is usually leader of the majority party in the Parliament of Greenland. Jonathan Motzfeldt became the first prime minister after home rule was granted to Greenland in 1979. The incumbent prime minister is Múte Bourup Egede.

List of prime ministers of Greenland

No. Portrait Name
(born–died)
Term of office Political Party Elected Cabinet(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Jonathan Motzfeldt
(1938–2010)
1 May 1979 18 March 1991 11 years, 321 days Siumut 1979
1983
1984
1987
Motzfeldt I–II–III–IV
2 Lars-Emil Johansen
(born 1946)
18 March 1991 19 September 1997 6 years, 185 days Siumut 1991
1995
Johansen
(1) Jonathan Motzfeldt
(1938–2010)
19 September 1997 14 December 2002 5 years, 86 days Siumut 1999 Motzfeldt V–VI
3 Hans Enoksen
(born 1956)
14 December 2002 12 June 2009 6 years, 180 days Siumut 2002
2005
Enoksen I–II
4 Kuupik Kleist
(born 1958)
12 June 2009 5 April 2013 3 years, 297 days Inuit Ataqatigiit 2009 Kleist I–II
5 Aleqa Hammond
(born 1965)
5 April 2013 30 September 2014 1 year, 178 days Siumut 2013 Hammond
6 Kim Kielsen
(born 1966)
30 September 2014 23 April 2021 6 years, 205 days Siumut 2014
2018
Kielsen IIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIII
7 Múte Bourup Egede
(born 1987)
23 April 2021 Incumbent 3 years, 29 days Inuit Ataqatigiit 2021 Egede III

Timeline

Múte Bourup EgedeKim KielsenAleqa HammondKuupik KleistHans EnoksenJonathan MotzfeldtLars Emil JohansenJonathan Motzfeldt

See also

References

  1. ^ [1], Protocol and Liaison Service, United Nations.
  2. ^ Members of the Cabinet Archived 2013-01-26 at the Wayback Machine Government of Greenland