List of prime ministers of Trinidad and Tobago

Prime Minister of the
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
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Incumbent
Keith Rowley

since 9 September 2015
StyleThe Right Honourable
Residence
SeatWhitehall, 29 Maraval Road, Saint Clair, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago[3]
Term lengthFive years
Inaugural holderEric Williams
FormationTrinidad and Tobago Constitution
September 24, 1976
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This is a list of the Prime Ministers of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, from the establishment of the office of Chief Minister in 1950 to the present day.

Chief Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

Chief Minister Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 No image.png Albert Gomes
(1911–1978)
1950 18 September 1950 28 October 1956 6 years, 40 days Party of Political Progress Groups
2 Eric Williams (cropped).jpg Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
1956 28 October 1956 9 July 1959 2 years, 254 days People's National Movement

Premier of Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

Premier Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Eric Williams (cropped).jpg Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
1961 9 July 1959 31 August 1962 3 years, 53 days People's National Movement

Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

Prime Minister Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Eric Williams (cropped).jpg Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
1966
1971
1976
31 August 1962 29 March 1981
(died in office.)
18 years, 210 days People's National Movement
2 No image.png George Chambers
(1928–1997)
1981 30 March 1981 18 December 1986 5 years, 263 days People's National Movement
3 A. N. R. Robinson (cropped).jpg A. N. R. Robinson
(1926–2014)
1986 19 December 1986 17 December 1991 4 years, 363 days National Alliance for Reconstruction
4 Patrick Manning 2008.jpg Patrick Manning
(1946–2016)
1991 17 December 1991 9 November 1995 3 years, 327 days People's National Movement
5 Basdeo Panday.jpg Basdeo Panday
(1933–)
1995
2000
9 November 1995 24 December 2001 6 years, 45 days United National Congress
6 Patrick Manning 2008.jpg Patrick Manning
(1946–2016)
2001
2002
2007
24 December 2001 26 May 2010 8 years, 153 days People's National Movement
7 Kamla Persad-Bissesar 2013.jpg Kamla Persad-Bissessar
(1952–)
2010 26 May 2010 9 September 2015 5 years, 106 days United National Congress
8 KeithRowley.jpg Keith Rowley
(1949–)
2015 9 September 2015 Incumbent 4 years, 94 days
(as of 12 December 2019)
People's National Movement

Graphical timeline[edit]

Keith RowleyKamla Persad-BissessarPatrick ManningBasdeo PandayPatrick ManningA. N. R. RobinsonGeorge ChambersEric Williams


Living former Prime Ministers[edit]

There are two living former Prime Ministers: [4]

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