The following is a list of heads of government of Turkmenistan since the establishment of that position in 1925.

List of heads of government of Turkmenistan (1925–1992)

Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic (1925–1991)

Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term
Took office Left office Duration
1
Kaikhaziz Atabayev
Kaikhaziz Atabayev
(1887–1938)
20 February 19258 July 193712 years, 138 days
2
Aitbay Khudaybergenov [ru]
Aitbay Khudaybergenov [ru]
(1909–1970)
October 193717 October 19458 years
3
Sukhan Babayev
Sukhan Babayev
(1910–1995)
17 October 194515 March 1946149 days

Chairmen of the Council of Ministers

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term
Took office Left office Duration
1
Sukhan Babayev
Sukhan Babayev
(1910–1995)
15 March 194614 July 19515 years, 121 days
2
Balysh Ovezov
Balysh Ovezov
(1915–1975)
14 July 195114 January 19586 years, 184 days
3
Dzhuma Durdy Karayev
Dzhuma Durdy Karayev
(1910–1960)
14 January 195820 January 19591 year, 6 days
(2)
Balysh Ovezov
Balysh Ovezov
(1915–1975)
20 January 195913 June 19601 year, 145 days
4
Abdy Annaliyev [ru]
Abdy Annaliyev [ru]
(1920–2007)
13 June 196026 March 19632 years, 286 days
5
Muhammetnazar Gapurow
Muhammetnazar Gapurow
(1922–1999)
26 March 196325 December 19696 years, 274 days
6
Oraz Orazmuhammedow [ru]
Oraz Orazmuhammedow [ru]
(1928–?)
25 December 196917 December 19755 years, 357 days
7
Bally Yazkuliyev [ru]
Bally Yazkuliyev [ru]
(born 1930)
17 December 197515 December 19782 years, 363 days
8
Chary Karriyev [ru]
Chary Karriyev [ru]
(born 1932)
15 December 197826 March 19856 years, 101 days
9
Saparmurat Niyazov
Saparmurat Niyazov
(1940–2006)
26 March 19854 January 1986284 days
10
Annamurat Hojamyradow [ru]
Annamurat Hojamyradow [ru]
(born 1935)
4 January 198617 November 19893 years, 317 days
11
Han Ahmedow
Han Ahmedow
(1936–2006)
5 December 198927 October 19911 year, 344 days

Republic of Turkmenistan (1991–present)

Prime Minister

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party
Took office Left office Duration
1
Han Ahmedow
Han Ahmedow
(1936–2006)
27 October 199118 May 1992204 daysTDP

After the passing of the current Constitution of Turkmenistan in 1992, the position of Prime Minister was abolished and President of Turkmenistan also become Head of Government.

Turkmenistan (1990–present)

The first column consecutively numbers the individuals who have served as president, while the second column consecutively numbers the presidential Prime Minister terms or administrations.

No. Terms Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 1st
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Saparmurat Niyazov
(1940–2006)
1990

1992

President for life

2 November 1990 16 December 1991 16 years,

49 days

Communist Party of Turkmenistan

Democratic Party of Turkmenistan

(1) 16 December 1991 21 June 1992
2nd 21 June 1992 28 December 1999[1]
3rd 28 December 1999 21 December 2006[2]
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Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
(1957–)

2007

2012

2017

21 December 2006 14 February 2007 15 years, 189 days Democratic Party of Turkmenistan

Independent

2 1st 14 February 2007 17 February 2012
2nd 17 February 2012 17 February 2017
3rd 17 February 2017 19 March 2022
3
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Serdar Berdimuhamedow
(1981–)

2022

19 March 2022 Incumbent 101 days Democratic Party of Turkmenistan

See also

References

  1. ^ Declared President for life.
  2. ^ Died in office.