Prime Minister of Georgia

head of government of Georgia

The Prime Minister of Georgia is the most senior minister within the Cabinet of Georgia. He is appointed by the President of Georgia.

Prime Minister of Georgia
Greater coat of arms of Georgia.svg
Irakli Garibashvili 2013. 2 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Irakli Garibashvili

since 22 February 2021
Inaugural holderNoe Ramishvili
Formation23 August 1991

Georgia has had 40 Prime Ministers since 1918.

Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918–1921)Edit

Prime ministers
No. Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Began office Left office Party Title(s)
style="background-color:Template:Ukrainian Social Democratic Labour Party/meta/color;" width=10px | ; color:black" | 1 Noeramishvilipic.jpg Noe Ramishvili
(1881–1930)
26 May 1918 24 June 1918 Social Democratic Party of Georgia Chairman of Government
style="background-color:Template:Ukrainian Social Democratic Labour Party/meta/color;" width=10px | ; color:black" | 2 Noe Schordania.jpg Noe Zhordania
(1868–1953)
24 June 1918 18 March 1921 Social Democratic Party of Georgia Chairman of Government

Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (1921–1991)Edit

No. Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Began office Left office Party Title(s)
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |1 Polikarp Mdivani.jpg Polikarp Mdivani
(1887–1937)
7 March 1922 April 1922 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |2 Sergey Kavtaradze
(1885–1971)
April 1922 January 1923 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |3 Shalva Eliava - 2.jpg Shalva Eliava
(1883–1937)
January 1923 June 1927 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |4 L I Lavrentiev Kartvelishvili.jpg Lavrenty Kartvelishvili
(1890–1938)
June 1927 June 1929 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |5 Filipp Makharadze.jpg Filipp Makharadze
(1886–1941)
June 1929 January 1931 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |6 No image.png Levan Sukhishvili January 1931 22 September 1931 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |7 Вручение орденов ЦИК СССР.jpg German Mgaloblishvili
(?–1937)
22 September 1931 9 July 1937 (executed) Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |8 No image.png Valerian Bakradze
(1901–1971)
9 July 1937 15 April 1946 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars
15 April 1946 December 1946 Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |9 No image.png Zakhary Chkhubianishvili
(1903–?)
December 1946 6 April 1952 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |10 No image.png Zakhary Ketskhoveli
(1902–1970)
6 April 1952 16 April 1953 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |11 No image.png Valerian Bakradze
(1901–1971)
16 April 1953 20 September 1953 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |12 No image.png Givi Javakhishvili
(1912–1985)
21 September 1953 17 December 1975 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |13 No image.png Zurab Pataridze [ru]
(1928–1982)
17 December 1975 5 June 1982 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |14 No image.png Dmitry Kartvelishvili [ru]
(1927–2009)
2 July 1982 12 April 1986 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |15 No image.png Otar Cherkezia [ru]
(1933–2004)
12 April 1986 29 March 1989 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |16 No image.png Zurab Chkheidze [ru]
(1930–2007)
29 March 1989 14 April 1989 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
style="background-color:#D40000;" width=10px | ; color:black" |17 No image.png Nodari Chitanava [ru]
(1935–)
14 April 1989 15 November 1990 Communist Party of Georgia Chairmen of the Council of Ministers
style="background-color:#DDDDDD;" width=10px | ; color:black" |18 Tengiz Sigua
(1934–2020)
15 November 1990 18 August 1991 Independent Chairmen of the Council of Ministers

Georgia (since 1991)Edit

Prime ministers
No. Name
(Born–Died)
Picture Took Office Left Office Party
style="background-color:#DDDDDD;" width=10px | ; color:black;"|— Murman Omanidze
(1938–2020)
(acting)
No image.png 18 August 1991 23 August 1991 Independent
1 Besarion Gugushvili
(1945–)
No image.png 23 August 1991 6 January 1992[1] Round Table—Free Georgia
style="background-color:#DDDDDD;" width=10px | ; color:black;"|2 Tengiz Sigua
(1934–2020)
6 January 1992 6 August 1993 Independent
style="background-color:#DDDDDD;" width=10px | ; color:black;"|— Eduard Shevardnadze
(1928–2014)
(acting)
Eduard shevardnadze.jpg 6 August 1993 20 August 1993 Independent

List of prime ministers (since 1995)Edit

Georgia (1995–present)Edit

No. Name
(Born–Died)
Picture Took Office Left Office Party
1 Niko Lekishvili
(1947–)
No image.png 8 December 1995 26 July 1998 Union of Citizens of Georgia
2 Vazha Lortkipanidze
(1949–)
No image.png 31 July 1998 11 May 2000 Union of Citizens of Georgia
3 Giorgi Arsenishvili
(1942–2010)
No image.png 11 May 2000 21 December 2001 Union of Citizens of Georgia
4 Avtandil Jorbenadze
(1951–)
No image.png 21 December 2001 7 November 2003 Union of Citizens of Georgia
5 Zurab Zhvania
(1963–2005)
Surab Schwania.jpg 7 November 2003 17 February 2004 United National Movement
Prime ministers
No. Name
(Born–Died)
Picture Took Office Left Office Party
4 Zurab Zhvania
(1963–2005)
Surab Schwania.jpg 17 February 2004 3 February 2005 United National Movement
Mikheil Saakashvili
(1967–)
(acting)[2]
President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili in Tbilisi, March 22, 2008.jpg 3 February 2005 17 February 2005 United National Movement
5 Zurab Noghaideli
(1964–)
Zurab Nogaideli.jpg 17 February 2005 16 November 2007 United National Movement
Giorgi Baramidze
(1968–)
(acting)[3]
Giorgi baramidze.jpg 16 November 2007 22 November 2007 United National Movement
6 Lado Gurgenidze
(1970–)
Lado Gurgenidze (August 25, 2008).jpg 22 November 2007 1 November 2008 Independent
7 Grigol Mgaloblishvili
(1973–)
Grigol Mgaloblishvili (November 20, 2008) (A).jpg 1 November 2008 6 February 2009 Independent
8 Nika Gilauri
(1975–)
Nika Gilauri (Thailand, 21 April 2010).jpg 6 February 2009 4 July 2012 Independent
9 Vano Merabishvili
(1968–)
Ivane Merabishvili.jpg 4 July 2012 25 October 2012 United National Movement
10 Bidzina Ivanishvili
(1956–)
Bidzina Ivanishvili 2013-07-19.jpg 25 October 2012 20 November 2013 Georgian Dream
11 Irakli Garibashvili
(1982–)
Irakli Garibashvili 2013. 2 (cropped).jpg 20 November 2013 30 December 2015 Georgian Dream
12 Giorgi Kvirikashvili
(1967–)
PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili meeting with Iranian VP Eshaq Jahangiri.jpg 30 December 2015 13 June 2018 Georgian Dream
13 Mamuka Bakhtadze
(1982–)
Mamuka Bakhtadze MSC 2019.jpg 20 June 2018 2 September 2019 Georgian Dream
14 Giorgi Gakharia
(1975–)
Giorgi Gakharia.jpg 8 September 2019 18 February 2021 Georgian Dream
15 Irakli Garibashvili
(1982–)
Irakli Garibashvili 2013. 2 (cropped).jpg 22 February 2021 present Georgian Dream

ReferencesEdit