Prime Minister of Bulgaria

head of government of Bulgaria

The Prime Minister of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Министър-председател, Ministar-predsedatel) is the head of government of Bulgaria. He or she is the leader of a political coalition in the Bulgarian parliament. They are also known as the National Assembly of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Народно събрание, Narodno sabranie) – and the leader of the cabinet.

Prime Minister of Bulgaria
Министър-председател на България
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Kiril Petkov 2021.jpg
Incumbent
Kiril Petkov

since 13 December 2021
Member ofEuropean Council
AppointerNational Assembly
Term lengthFour years
First holderTodor Burmov
Salary~ 7 000 leva per month[1]
Websitewww.government.bg

Living former prime ministersEdit

No Portrait Name Tenure Date of birth Age
1 Georgi Atanasov 1986–1990 (1933-07-25)25 July 1933 88
2   Philip Dimitrov 1991–1992 (1955-03-31)31 March 1955 67
3   Reneta Indzhova 1994–1995 (1953-07-06)6 July 1953 69
4 Zhan Videnov 1995–1997 (1959-03-22)22 March 1959 63
5 Stefan Sofiyanski 1997 (1951-11-07)7 November 1951 70
6   Ivan Kostov 1997–2001 (1949-12-23)23 December 1949 72
7   Simeon Sakskoburggotski 2001–2005 (1937-06-16)16 June 1937 85
8   Sergey Stanishev 2005–2009 (1966-05-05)5 May 1966 56
9   Boyko Borisov 2009–2013 (1959-06-13)13 June 1959 63
10   Marin Raykov 2013 (1960-12-17)17 December 1960 61
11   Plamen Oresharski 2013–2014 (1960-02-21)21 February 1960 62
12   Georgi Bliznashki 2014 (1956-10-04)4 October 1956 65
13   Boyko Borisov 2014-2017 (1959-06-13)13 June 1959 63
14   Ognyan Gerdzhikov 2017 (1946-03-19)19 March 1946 76
15   Boyko Borisov 2017-2021 (1959-06-13)13 June 1959 63
16   Stefan Yanev 2021 (1960-03-01)1 March 1960 62

The most recent death of a former Prime Minister of Bulgaria is that of Dimitar Iliev Popov (1990–1991) on 5 December 2015.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bulgaria hikes pay for MPs, Prime Minister and President". 14 February 2018.