List of heads of government of Grenada

This is a list of heads of government of Grenada, from the establishment of the office of Chief Minister in 1960 to the present day.

Prime Minister of Grenada
Flag of Grenada
Incumbent
Keith Mitchell

since 20 February 2013
StyleThe Right Honourable
Term lengthFive years
Inaugural holderEric Gairy
Formation7 February 1974
Salary29,859 USD annually[1]
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Heads of government before the 1974 independence

Chief Ministers of Grenada (1960–1967)

Chief Minister Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
1957 January 1960 March 1961 1 year, 59 days Grenada National Party
2 George E. D. Clyne 1961 March 1961 August 1961 153 days People's National Movement
3 Eric Gairy
(1922–1997)
August 1961 19 June 1962 322 days Grenada United Labour Party
(1) Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
1962 September 1962 March 1967 4 years, 181 days Grenada National Party

Premiers of the Associated State of Grenada (1967–1974)

Premier Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
March 1967 August 1967 153 days Grenada National Party
2 Sir Eric Gairy
(1922–1997)
1967
1972
August 1967 6 February 1974 6 years, 189 days Grenada United Labour Party

Heads of government after the 1974 independence

Prime Minister of Grenada (1974–1979)

Prime Minister Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Sir Eric Gairy
(1922–1997)
1976 7 February 1974 13 March 1979
(deposed.)
5 years, 34 days Grenada United Labour Party

Prime Ministers of the People's Revolutionary Government of Grenada (1979–1983)

Prime Minister Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
2 Maurice Bishop
(1944–1983)
13 March 1979 14 October 1983
(deposed.)
4 years, 215 days New Jewel Movement
3 Bernard Coard
(1945–)
14 October 1983 19 October 1983
(deposed.)
5 days New Jewel Movement

Head of the Revolutionary Military Council of Grenada (1983)

Head Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
4 General Hudson Austin
(1938–)
19 October 1983 25 October 1983
(deposed.)
6 days Military /
New Jewel Movement

Chairman of the Interim Advisory Council (1983–1984)

Chairman Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
5 Nicholas Brathwaite
(1925–2016)
9 December 1983 4 December 1984 361 days National Democratic Congress

Prime Ministers of Grenada (1984–present)

Prime Minister Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
6 Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
1984 4 December 1984 19 December 1989
(died in office.)
5 years, 15 days New National Party
7 Ben Jones
(1924–2005)
20 December 1989 16 March 1990 86 days New National Party
(5) Nicholas Brathwaite
(1925–2016)
1990 16 March 1990 1 February 1995 4 years, 322 days National Democratic Congress
8 George Brizan
(1942–2012)
1 February 1995 22 June 1995 141 days National Democratic Congress
9 Keith Mitchell
(1946–)
1995
1999
2003
22 June 1995 9 July 2008 13 years, 17 days New National Party
10 Tillman Thomas
(1947–)
2008 9 July 2008 20 February 2013 4 years, 226 days National Democratic Congress
(9) Keith Mitchell
(1946–)
2013
2018
20 February 2013 Incumbent 6 years, 295 days
(as of 12 December 2019)
New National Party

See also

References

  1. Government of Grenada. "Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for the year 2015" (PDF). www.gov.gd.
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