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Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia
Coat of arms of Estonia.svg
177th meeting of the Bureau of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) Kaja Kallas (36784407542) (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Kaja Kallas

since 26 January 2021
Member of European Council
Residence Stenbock House, Tallinn
Appointer President of Estonia
Term length No term limits. Parliamentary elections held every four years.
Inaugural holder Konstantin Päts
Formation 24 February 1918
Salary €5,288 monthly
Website http://valitsus.ee/

The Prime Minister of Estonia (Estonian: peaminister, literally Main Minister or Head Minister) is the head of government of the Republic of Estonia. The prime minister is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Parliament.

The current Prime Minister is Kaja Kallas of the Reform Party.

List of Prime Ministers (since 1990)

Portrait Name Term of Office Political Party Cabinet Riigikogu
(Election)
Separate
Head of State
Took Office Left Office Days
2nd Soviet Occupation
(See Estonian Government in Exile)
Edgar Savisaar 2005-crop.jpg Edgar Savisaar
(b. 1950)
1st Prime Minister
of the Interim Government
3 April 1990
29 January 1992 668 Popular Front of Estonia
(ERR)

Estonian People's Centre Party
(ERKE)
Savisaar Interim
various coalition partners
Supreme
Soviet
(1990)
Chairman of the
Supreme Soviet
Chairman of the
Supreme Council
Arnold Rüütel
Tiit Vähi teisel Arvamusfestivalil Narvas.jpg Tiit Vähi
(b. 1947)
2nd Prime Minister
of the Interim Government
29 January 1992 21 October 1992 266 None Vähi Interim
various coalition partners
President
Lennart Georg Meri
(1992–2001)
9 Mart Laar.png Mart Laar
(b. 1960)
9th Prime Minister
21 October 1992 8 November 1994 749 Pro Patria
(I)

Pro Patria National Coalition Party
(RKEI)
Laar I

IM–ERSP
RKEI–M–ERSP
RKEI–M–ERSP–ELDP
RKEI–M–ERSP–(ELDP)
RKEI–M–ERSP–ELDP

VII
(1992)
10 Andres Tarand 12.4.2012.jpg Andres Tarand
(b. 1940)
10th Prime Minister
8 November 1994 17 April 1995 161 Moderates
(M)
Tarand
M–RKEI–ERSP–ELDP–VKRE
11 Tiit Vähi teisel Arvamusfestivalil Narvas.jpg Tiit Vähi
(b. 1947)
11th Prime Minister
(2nd term)
17 April 1995 6 November 1995 701 Coalition Party and
Country People's Alliance

(KMÜ)
Vähi I
KMÜEKE
VIII
(1995)
6 November 1995 17 March 1997 Vähi II
KMÜ–ERE
KMÜ
KMÜ–AP
12 Siimann Mart.IMG 2960.JPG Mart Siimann
(b. 1946)
12th Prime Minister
17 March 1997 25 March 1999 739 Coalition Party and
Country People's Alliance

(KMÜ)
Siimann
KMÜ–AP
13 Mart Laar.png Mart Laar
(b. 1960)
13th Prime Minister
(2nd term)
25 March 1999 28 January 2002 1,041 Pro Patria Union
(IL)
Laar II
IL–RM–ERE
IX
(1999)
President
Arnold Rüütel
(2001–2006)
14 Kallas Siim.IMG 3350.JPG Siim Kallas
(b. 1948)
14th Prime Minister
28 January 2002 10 April 2003 438 Reform Party
(ERE)
S. Kallas
ERE–EKE
15 Juhan-Parts.jpg Juhan Parts
(b. 1966)
15th Prime Minister
10 April 2003 12 April 2005 735 Res Publica Party
(RP)
Parts
RP–ERE–ERL
X
(2003)
16 Portrait Andrus Ansip.jpg Andrus Ansip
(b. 1956)
16th Prime Minister
12 April 2005 5 April 2007 3,271 Reform Party
(ERE)
Ansip I
ERE–EKE–ERL
President
Toomas Hendrik Ilves
(2006–2016)
5 April 2007 6 April 2011 Ansip II
ERE–IRL–SDE
ERE–IRL
XI
(2007)
6 April 2011 26 March 2014 Ansip III
ERE–IRL
XII
(2011)
17 RE Taavi Rõivas.jpg Taavi Rõivas
(b. 1979)
17th Prime Minister
26 March 2014 9 April 2015 973 Reform Party
(ERE)
Rõivas I
ERE–SDE
9 April 2015 23 November 2016 Rõivas II
ERE–SDE–IRL
XIII
(2015)
President
Kersti Kaljulaid
(2016–incumbent)
18 KE Jüri Ratas.jpg Jüri Ratas
(b. 1978)
18th Prime Minister
23 November 2016 29 April 2019 1525 Centre Party
(EKE)
Ratas I
EKE–SDE–IRL
EKE–SDE–I
29 April 2019 26 January 2021 Ratas II
EKE–EKRE–I
XIV
(2019)
19 177th meeting of the Bureau of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) Kaja Kallas (36784407542) (cropped).jpg Kaja Kallas
(b. 1977)
19th Prime Minister
26 January 2021 Incumbent 32 Reform Party
(ERE)
Kallas
ERE–EKE
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