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List of heads of government of Libya
This article lists the heads of government of Libya since the country's independence in 1951.
Heads of government of Libya (1951–present)
Kingdom of Libya (1951–1969)
No.NamePortraitLifespanTerm of officePolitical party
Took officeLeft officeTime in office
Prime Ministers
1Mahmud al-Muntasir
1903–197029 March 195119 February 19542 years, 327 daysIndependent
First tenure in the office. Served as Acting Prime Minister until 24 December 1951.
2Muhammad Sakizli
1892–197619 February 195412 April 195452 daysIndependent
3Mustafa Ben Halim
born 192112 April 195426 May 19573 years, 44 daysIndependent
4Abdul Majid Kubar
1909–198826 May 195717 October 19603 years, 144 daysIndependent
5Muhammad Osman Said
1924–200717 October 196019 March 19632 years, 153 daysIndependent
6Mohieddin Fikini
1925–199419 March 196320 January 1964307 daysIndependent
(1)Mahmud al-Muntasir
1903–197020 January 196420 March 19651 year, 59 daysIndependent
Second tenure in the office.
7Hussein Maziq
1918–200620 March 19652 July 19672 years, 104 daysIndependent
8Abdul Qadir al-Badri
1921–20032 July 196725 October 1967115 daysIndependent
9Abdul Hamid al-Bakkoush
1933–200725 October 19674 September 1968315 daysIndependent
10Wanis al-Qaddafi
1922–19864 September 196831 August 1969361 daysIndependent
Deposed in the 1969 coup d'état.
Libya under Gaddafi (1969–2011)
Libyan Arab Republic (1969–1977)
Prime Ministers
11Mahmud Suleiman Maghribi
1935–20098 September 196916 January 1970130 daysIndependent
12Muammar Gaddafi
1942–201116 January 197016 July 19722 years, 182 daysMilitary /
Arab Socialist Union
Simultaneously served as the Chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council.
13Abdessalam Jalloud
born 194416 July 19722 March 19774 years, 229 daysMilitary /
Arab Socialist Union
General Secretaries of the General People's Committee
14Abdul Ati al-Obeidi
born 19392 March 19772 March 19792 years, 0 daysIndependent
(Islamic socialist)
Afterwards served as Secretary-General of the General People's Congress (head of state), from 1979 to 1981.
15Jadallah Azzuz at-Talhi
born 19392 March 197916 February 19844 years, 351 daysIndependent
(Islamic socialist)
First tenure in the office.
16Muhammad az-Zaruq Rajab
born 194016 February 19843 March 19862 years, 15 daysIndependent
(Islamic socialist)
Previously served as Secretary-General of the General People's Congress (head of state), from 1981 to 1984. Afterwards served as Governor of the Central Bank of Libya, from 1987 to 1990 and in 2011.
(15)Jadallah Azzuz at-Talhi
born 19393 March 19861 March 1987363 daysIndependent
(Islamic socialist)
Second tenure in the office. Served at the time of the 1986 United States bombing (Operation El Dorado Canyon).
17Umar Mustafa al-Muntasir
1939–20011 March 1987[1]7 October 19903 years, 220 daysIndependent
(Islamic socialist)
18Abuzed Omar Dorda
born 19447 October 199029 January 19943 years, 114 daysIndependent
(Islamic socialist)
Afterwards served as head of the Mukhabarat el-Jamahiriya (national intelligence service), from 2009 to 2011.[2][3]
19Abdul Majid al-Qa′ud
born 194329 January 199429 December 19973 years, 334 daysIndependent
(Islamic socialist)
20Muhammad Ahmad al-Mangoush
born 196729 December 19971 March 20002 years, 63 daysIndependent
(Islamic socialist)
21Imbarek Shamekh
born 19521 March 200014 June 20033 years, 105 daysIndependent
(Islamic socialist)
Afterwards served as Secretary-General of the General People's Congress (head of state), from 2009 to 2010.
22Shukri Ghanem
1942–201214 June 20035 March 2006[4]2 years, 264 daysIndependent
(Islamic socialist)
23Baghdadi Mahmudi
born 19455 March 200623 August 20115 years, 171 daysIndependent
(Islamic socialist)
Served at the time of the First Civil War and the concurrent foreign military intervention. Deposed during the Battle of Tripoli.
Transitional period (2011–present)
Head of the Executive Team of the National Transitional Council
Mahmoud Jibril
1952–20205 March 201123 March 201118 daysIndependent
In rebellion, based in Benghazi.
Prime Ministers
Mahmoud Jibril
Acting Prime Minister
1952–202023 March 201123 October 2011214 daysIndependent
In rebellion to 23 August 2011, based in Benghazi during this period.
Ali Tarhouni
Acting Prime Minister
born 195123 October 201124 November 201132 daysIndependent
Deputy Prime Minister, assumed office as caretaker.
Abdurrahim El-Keib
Acting Prime Minister
1950–202024 November 201114 November 2012356 daysIndependent
24Ali Zeidan
born 195014 November 201211 March 20141 year, 117 daysNational Party for Development and Welfare
Briefly kidnapped by armed militants during the 2013 coup d'état attempt. Survived the February 2014 coup d'état attempt.
Following the 2014 legislative election, the government was split between the newly-elected House of Representatives and the outgoing General National Congress, resulting in the ongoing civil war. The 2014 legislative elections were declared invalid by the Libyan Supreme Court in November 2014.
25Abdullah al-Thani
born 195411 March 20145 April 20162 years, 25 daysIndependent
In rebellion, based in Tobruk from August 2014, then in Beida. Internationally recognized until 12 March 2016. Acting Prime Minister until 8 April 2014. Survived the May 2014 coup d'état attempt.
Ahmed Maiteeq
born 197225 May 20149 June 201415 daysIndependent
Appointment declared invalid by the Libyan Supreme Court.
Omar al-Hassi
born 19496 September 201431 March 2015206 daysIndependent
In rebellion, based in Tripoli. Prime Minister of the National Salvation Government.
Khalifa al-Ghawil
born 196431 March 20155 April 20161 year, 5 daysIndependent
In rebellion, based in Tripoli. Prime Minister of the National Salvation Government. Served as Acting Prime Minister until 1 December 2015.
Following the inauguration of the Presidential Council and the Government of National Accord, the government remain split between the House of Representatives and the National Salvation Government, recreated after the 2016 coup d'état attempt. However, the High Council of State, based in Tripoli, recognized the GNA.
26Fayez al-Sarraj
born 19605 April 201615 March 20214 years, 306 daysIndependent
Internationally recognized, based in Tripoli. Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord, simultaneously served as the Chairman of the Presidential Council.
Khalifa al-Ghawil
born 196414 October 201616 March 2017153 daysIndependent
In rebellion, based in Tripoli. Prime Minister of the recreated National Salvation Government.
Abdullah al-Thani
born 19545 April 201615 March 20214 years, 344 daysIndependent
Based in opposition in Tobruk, Prime Minister of the House of Representatives.
27Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh
born 195915 March 2021Incumbent56 daysIndependent
Internationally recognized, based in Tripoli. Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity.
See also
References
  1. ^ "The World". LA Times. 3 March 1987. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Libyan ex-PM named new spy chief". IOL. Agence France-Presse. 12 April 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  3. ^ William Maclean (11 September 2011). "Exclusive: At bay, captured Libyan spy chief defiant". Reuters. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Libya's reforming premier sacked". BBC News. 6 March 2006. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
External links
World Statesmen – Libya
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