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Prime Minister of the
Federal Republic of Somalia
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Mohamed Hussein Roble.png
Incumbent
Mohamed Hussein Roble

since 18 september 2020
Style His Excellency
Appointer President of Somalia
Formation 29 February 1956
First holder Abdullahi Issa
Deputy Deputy Prime Minister of Somalia

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Somalia. The Prime Minister of Somalia (Somali: Ra'iisul wasaaraha Soomaaliya) is the head of government of Somalia. There have been 18 official prime ministers since the office was created in 1956.

The incumbent Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia is Mohamed Hussein Roble since 2020.

List

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
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Abdullahi Issa
Abdullahi Issa
(1921–1988)
29 February 1956 1 July 1960 4 years, 123 days SYL 1956
1959
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1
Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal
Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal
(1928–2002)
1 July 1960 12 July 1960 11 days SYL
2
Abdirashid Shermarke
Abdirashid Shermarke
(1919–1969)
12 July 1960 14 June 1964 6 years, 337 days SYL
3
Abdirizak Haji Hussein
Abdirizak Haji Hussein
(1924–2014)
14 June 1964 15 July 1967 31 days SYL 1964
(2)
Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal
Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal
(1928–2002)
(Deposed)
15 July 1967 21 October 1969 2 years, 98 days SYL 1969
Flag of Somalia.svgSomali Democratic Republic (1969–1991) • Coat of arms of Somalia.svg
Post Abolished (21 October 1969–1 February 1987)
5
Mohammad Ali Samatar
Mohammad Ali Samatar
(1931–2016)
1 February 1987 3 September 1990 3 years, 214 days SRSP
6
Hawadle Madar
Hawadle Madar
(1939–2005)
(Deposed)
3 September 1990 24 January 1991 143 days SRSP
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7
Umar Ghalib
Umar Ghalib
(1930–2020)
24 January 1991 May 1993
(De facto to 3 January 1997)
5 years, 345 days USC
Vacant (May 1993–8 October 2000)
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8
Ali Khalif Galaydh
Ali Khalif Galaydh
(1941–2020)
8 October 2000 28 October 2001 1 year, 20 days Independent
Osman Jama Ali
Osman Jama Ali
(born 1941)
Acting
28 October 2001 12 November 2001 15 days Independent
9
Hassan Abshir Farah
Hassan Abshir Farah
(1945–2020)
12 November 2001 8 December 2003 2 years, 26 days Independent
10
Muhammad Abdi Yusuf
Muhammad Abdi Yusuf
(born 1941)
8 December 2003 23 December 2004 1 year, 15 days Independent
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11
Ali Gedi
Ali Gedi
(born 1952)
23 December 2004 30 October 2007
(Resigned)
2 years, 311 days Independent
Salim Aliyow Ibrow
Salim Aliyow Ibrow
(born 1942)
Acting
30 October 2007 24 November 2007 25 days Independent
12
Nur Hassan Hussein
Nur Hassan Hussein
(1937–2020)
24 November 2007 14 February 2009 1 year, 82 days Independent
13
Omar Sharmarke
Omar Sharmarke
(born 1960)
14 February 2009 24 September 2010 1 year, 222 days Independent
Abdiwahid Gonjeh
Abdiwahid Gonjeh
(born 1962)
Acting
24 September 2010 1 November 2010 38 days Independent
14
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo
(born 1962)
1 November 2010 19 June 2011 230 days Independent
15
Abdiweli Gaas
Abdiweli Gaas
(born 1965)
19 June 2011 20 August 2012 1 year, 62 days Independent
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Abdiweli Gaas
Abdiweli Gaas
(born 1965)
Acting
20 August 2012 17 October 2012 58 days Independent
16
Abdi Farah Shirdon
Abdi Farah Shirdon
(born 1958)
17 October 2012 21 December 2013 1 year, 65 days Independent
17
Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed
Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed
(born 1959)
21 December 2013 24 December 2014 1 year, 3 days Independent
(13)
Omar Sharmarke
Omar Sharmarke
(born 1960)
24 December 2014 1 March 2017 2 years, 67 days Independent 2016
19
Hassan Ali Khaire
Hassan Ali Khaire
(born 1968)
1 March 2017 25 July 2020 3 years, 146 days Independent
Mahdi Mohammed Gulaid
Mahdi Mohammed Gulaid
(born 1973)
Acting
25 July 2020 23 September 2020 60 days Independent
20
Mohamed Hussein Roble
Mohamed Hussein Roble
(born 1963)
23 September 2020 Incumbent 1 year, 74 days Independent
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