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List of Prime Ministers of Mauritania Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Prime_Ministers_of_Mauritania

Prime Minister of the
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Seal of Mauritania (2018).svg
محمد ولد بلال (2022) (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Mohamed Ould Bilal

since 6 August 2020
AppointerMohamed Ould Ghazouani,
as President of Mauritania
Term lengthNone
Inaugural holderMoktar Ould Daddah
Formation28 November 1960
Websiteprimature.gov.mr

This is a list of prime ministers of Mauritania since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Mauritania in 1960 to the present day.

A total of sixteen people have served as Prime Minister of Mauritania (not counting one Acting Prime Minister). Additionally, three persons, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya, Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar and Cheikh El Avia Ould Mohamed Khouna, have served on two non-consecutive occasions.

The current Prime Minister of Mauritania is Mohamed Ould Bilal, since 6 August 2020.[1][2]

Key[edit]

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Acting Prime Minister

List of officeholders[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Head(s) of state
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Moktar Ould Daddah - 1977.jpg Moktar Ould Daddah
(1924–2003)
28 November 1960 20 August 1961 265 days PRM Himself
Post abolished (20 August 1961 – 6 April 1979)
2 No image.png Ahmed Ould Bouceif
(1934–1979)
6 April 1979[a] 27 May 1979
(died in office)[b]
51 days Military Salek
No image.png Ahmed Salim Ould Sidi
(1939–1981)
28 May 1979 31 May 1979 3 days Military
3 Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla 1983.jpg Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla
(born 1940)
31 May 1979 12 December 1980 1 year, 195 days Military
Louly
Himself
4 No image.png Sid Ahmed Ould Bneijara
(1947–2017)
12 December 1980 25 April 1981[c] 134 days Independent Haidalla
5 Mauritania gov ould taya 210 eng 30apr05.jpg Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya
(born 1941)
25 April 1981 8 March 1984 2 years, 318 days Military
(3) Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla 1983.jpg Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla
(born 1940)
8 March 1984 12 December 1984
(deposed)
279 days Military Himself
(5) Mauritania gov ould taya 210 eng 30apr05.jpg Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya
(born 1941)
12 December 1984 18 April 1992 7 years, 128 days Military Himself
6 Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubakar.jpg Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar
(born 1957)
18 April 1992 2 January 1996 3 years, 259 days PRDS Taya
7 No image.png Cheikh El Avia Ould Mohamed Khouna
(born 1956)
2 January 1996 18 December 1997 1 year, 350 days PRDS
8 No image.png Mohamed Lemine Ould Guig
(born 1959)
18 December 1997 16 November 1998 333 days Independent
(7) No image.png Cheikh El Avia Ould Mohamed Khouna
(born 1956)
16 November 1998 6 July 2003[d] 4 years, 232 days PRDS
9 No image.png Sghair Ould M'Bareck
(born 1954)
6 July 2003 7 August 2005
(deposed)
2 years, 32 days PRDS
(6) Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubakar.jpg Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar
(born 1957)
7 August 2005 20 April 2007 1 year, 256 days PRDS Vall
10 No image.png Zeine Ould Zeidane
(born 1966)
20 April 2007 6 May 2008 1 year, 16 days Independent Abdallahi
11 Yahya Ould Ahmed El Waghef mauritanie.jpg Yahya Ould Ahmed El Waghef
(born 1960)
6 May 2008 6 August 2008
(deposed)
92 days ADIL
Vacant (6 – 14 August 2008)
12 No image.png Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf
(born 1957)
14 August 2008 20 August 2014 6 years, 6 days Independent Abdel Aziz
Mbaré
13 No image.png Yahya Ould Hademine
(born 1953)
20 August 2014 29 October 2018 4 years, 70 days Independent Abdel Aziz
14 No image.png Mohamed Salem Ould Béchir
(born 1962)
29 October 2018 5 August 2019 280 days UPR
Ghazouani
15 Ismail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh Sidiya (cropped).jpg Ismail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh Sidiya
(born 1961)
5 August 2019 6 August 2020 1 year, 1 day UPR
16 محمد ولد بلال (2022) (cropped).jpg Mohamed Ould Bilal
(born 1963)
6 August 2020 Incumbent 2 years, 61 days UPR
El Insaf[e]

Timeline[edit]

Mohamed Ould BilalIsmail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh SidiyaMohamed Salem Ould BéchirYahya Ould HademineMoulaye Ould Mohamed LaghdafYahya Ould Ahmed El WaghefZeine Ould ZeidaneSghair Ould M'BareckMohamed Lemine Ould GuigCheikh El Avia Ould Mohamed KhounaSidi Mohamed Ould BoubacarMaaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed TayaSid Ahmed Ould BneijaraMohamed Khouna Ould HaidallaAhmed Salim Ould SidiAhmed Ould BouceifMoktar Ould Daddah

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Appointed in the aftermath of the 1979 coup d'état.
  2. ^ Killed in an airplane crash in Senegal.[3]
  3. ^ Dismissed in the aftermath of the 1981 coup d'état attempt.
  4. ^ Dismissed and arrested in the aftermath of the 2003 coup d'état attempt.
  5. ^ Founded in 2022.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Veteran administrator Mohamed Ould Bilal named Mauritania's new PM". Reuters. 6 August 2020. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  2. ^ "Mohamed Ould Bilal named new Mauritania PM". TRT World. 6 August 2020. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  3. ^ "The Death of Mauritania's Prime Minister Last Week Added Uncertainty". The New York Times. 3 June 1979. Retrieved 14 April 2021.

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