Heads of Government of Mauritania

Prime Minister of the
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Seal of Mauritania
Incumbent
Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf

since 14 August 2008
Appointer Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz,
as President of Mauritania
Inaugural holder Moktar Ould Daddah
Formation 28 November 1960
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List of Heads of Government of Mauritania

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
Islamic Republic of Mauritania Autonomous
(République Islamique de Mauritanie)
21 May 1957 to 16 July 1958 Moktar Ould Daddah, Vice President of the Government Council UPM
16 July 1958 to 28 November 1958 Moktar Ould Daddah, President of the Council of Government
28 November 1958 to 26 June 1959 Moktar Ould Daddah, President of the Provisional Government UPM/PRM/PPM
26 June 1959 to 28 November 1960 Moktar Ould Daddah, Prime Minister UPM/PRM/PPM
Islamic Republic of Mauritania Independence from France
(République Islamique de Mauritanie)
28 November 1960 to 20 August 1961 Moktar Ould Daddah, Prime Minister UPM/PRM/PPM
20 August 1961 to 6 April 1979 Post abolished
6 April 1979 to 27 May 1979 Ahmed Ould Bouceif, Prime Minister Mil Died in an airplane crash in Senegal
28 May 1979 to 31 May 1979 Ahmed Salim Ould Sidi, acting Prime Minister
31 May 1979 to 12 December 1980 60px Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla, Prime Minister Mil 1st Term
12 December 1980 to 25 April 1981 Sid Ahmed Ould Bneijara, Prime Minister n-p
25 April 1981 to 8 March 1984 Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya, Prime Minister Mil 1st Term
8 March 1984 to 12 December 1984 60px Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla, Prime Minister Mil 2nd Term; Deposed in a coup d'état
12 December 1984 to 18 April 1992 Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya, Prime Minister Mil 2nd Term
18 April 1992 to 2 January 1996 Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar, Prime Minister PRDS 1st Term
2 January 1996 to 18 December 1997 Cheikh El Avia Ould Mohamed Khouna, Prime Minister PRDS 1st Term
18 December 1997 to 16 November 1998 Mohamed Lemine Ould Guig, Prime Minister PRDS
16 November 1998 to 6 July 2003 Cheikh El Avia Ould Mohamed Khouna, Prime Minister PRDS 2nd Term
6 July 2003 to 7 August 2005 Sghair Ould M'Bareck, Prime Minister PRDS Deposed in a coup d'état
7 August 2005 to 20 April 2007 Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar, Prime Minister PRDS 2nd Term
20 April 2007 to 6 May 2008 Zeine Ould Zeidane, Prime Minister n-p
6 May 2008 to 6 August 2008 Yahya Ould Ahmed El Waghef, Prime Minister ADIL Deposed in a coup d'état
6 August 2008 to 14 August 2008 Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the High Council of State Mil
14 August 2008 to Present Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf, Prime Minister n-p

Affiliations

PPM Partie des Personnes de Mauritanian
     (Mauritanian People's Party)   to 1961 PRM – authoritarian
PRDS Parti Républicain Démocratique et Social
     (Social and Democratic Republican Party)   authoritarian
PRM Parti Rassemblement Mauritian
     (Mauritanian Gathering Party)   1958–1961 PPM
UPM Union Progressive Mauritanian
     (Mauritanian Progressive Union)   from 1958 PRM
ADIL National Pact for Democracy and Development
Mil Military
n-p non-partisan
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See also

External links

  • World Statesmen - Mauritania
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