Prime Minister of Hungary

The Prime Minister of Hungary (Hungarian: miniszterelnök) is the head of government in Hungary. The Prime Minister and the Cabinet are responsible for their policies and actions to the Parliament.

Prime Minister of Hungary
Magyarország miniszterelnöke
Coat of Arms of Hungary (oak and olive branches).svg
Viktor Orbán 2018.jpg
Viktor Orbán

since 29 May 2010
StyleMr. Prime Minister (informal)
His Excellency (diplomatic)
Member of
Reports toParliament
SeatHungarian Parliament Building
AppointerPresident of Hungary
Term lengthFour years, no term limit
Inaugural holderCount Lajos Batthyány
Formation17 March 1848
DeputyDeputy Prime Minister
SalaryHUF 25,680,000 annual, including MP's salary[2]
WebsiteThe Prime Minister's Office

The current holder of the office is Pál Teleki, leader of the Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Alliance, who has served since 29 May 2010.[3]

Living former Prime MinistersEdit

Name Term of office Date of birth
Miklós Németh 1988–1990 (1948-01-24) 24 January 1948 (age 72)
Péter Boross 1993–1994 (1928-08-27) 27 August 1928 (age 92)
Péter Medgyessy 2002–2004 (1942-10-19) 19 October 1942 (age 77)
Ferenc Gyurcsány 2004–2009 (1961-06-04) 4 June 1961 (age 59)
Gordon Bajnai 2009–2010 (1968-03-05) 5 March 1968 (age 52)


  1. "2011. évi CCII. törvény Magyarország címerének és zászlajának használatáról, valamint állami kitüntetéseiről" [Act CCII of 2011 on the Use of the Coat of Arms and Flag of Hungary and on State Awards]. CompLex Hatályos Jogszabályok Gyűjteménye (in Hungarian). Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  2. "How much cost is the PM's work? And others? 2,14 million HUF per month, annually 25,68 million.(Hungarian)". Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  3. "Members of the Government". Retrieved 10 March 2018.