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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Flag of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
KeithRowley.jpg
Incumbent
Keith Rowley

since 9 September 2015
Style The Right Honourable
Term length Five years, two terms
Inaugural holder Eric Williams
Formation Trinidad and Tobago Constitution
September 24, 1976

Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago has control of the government rests with the Cabinet. The Prime Minister and Cabinet are answerable to the House of Representatives. They have a five year term limit and are appointed by the President of Trinidad and Tobago.

Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago

Prime Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
Dominion of Trinidad and Tobago
1 Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
31 August 1962 1 August 1976 &&&&&&&&&&&&&013.&&&&&013 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0336.&&&&&0336 days People's National Movement
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
(1) Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
1 August 1976 29 March 1981
(Died in Office)
&&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0240.&&&&&0240 days People's National Movement
2 No image.png George Chambers
(1928–1997)
30 March 1981 18 December 1986 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0263.&&&&&0263 days People's National Movement
3 A. N. R. Robinson.jpg A. N. R. Robinson
(1926–2014)
19 December 1986 17 December 1991 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0363.&&&&&0363 days National Alliance for Reconstruction
4 Patrick Manning 2008.jpg Patrick Manning
(1946–2016)
17 December 1991 9 November 1995 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0327.&&&&&0327 days People's National Movement
5 Basdeo Panday.jpg Basdeo Panday
(1933–)
9 November 1995 24 December 2001 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&06.&&&&&06 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&045.&&&&&045 days United National Congress
(4) Patrick Manning 2008.jpg Patrick Manning
(1946–2016)
24 December 2001 26 May 2010 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&08.&&&&&08 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0153.&&&&&0153 days People's National Movement
6 Kamla Persad-Bissesar 2013.jpg Kamla Persad-Bissessar
(1952–)
26 May 2010 9 September 2015 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0106.&&&&&0106 days United National Congress
7 KeithRowley.jpg Keith Rowley
(1949–)
9 September 2015 Incumbent &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0331.&&&&&0331 days
(as of August 5, 2020)
People's National Movement

There are two living former Prime Ministers:


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