Prime Minister of Slovakia

head of government of Slovakia

The Chairman of the Government of the Slovak Republic (Slovak: Predseda vlády Slovenskej republiky), also known as the Prime Minister (Slovak: Premiér), is the head of the Government of Slovakia. They are the third highest constitutional official in Slovakia after the President of Slovakia and the Speaker of the National Council.

Chairman of the Government of the Slovak Republic
Predseda vlády Slovenskej republiky
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Incumbent
Eduard Heger

since 1 April 2021
ResidenceSummer Archbishop's Palace
AppointerPresident
Term lengthThe Prime minister's term of office depends on support of the National Council.
Inaugural holderŠtefan Sádovský
Formation2 January 1969
Websitehttp://www.vlada.gov.sk/

The office itself was created in 1969 and since then there has been 14 prime ministers serving in the office. Since 1993, when independent Slovakia emerged, seven prime ministers (five individuals only) became Prime Ministers.

Former living Prime MinistersEdit

# Prime Minister Date of birth Age at inauguration
(first term)
Time in office
(total)
Age at retirement
(last term)
Date of death Longevity
1 Mečiar, VladimírVladimír Mečiar 19420726July 26, 1942(July 26, 1942) 49 33449 years, 334 days 05 2215 years, 221 days 56 09656 years, 96 days Living 29,22180 years, 1 day (Living)
2 Moravčík, JozefJozef Moravčík 19450319March 19, 1945(March 19, 1945) 49 36149 years, 361 days 00 2730 years, 273 days 50 26950 years, 269 days Living 28,25477 years, 130 days (Living)
3 Dzurinda, MikulášMikuláš Dzurinda 19550204February 4, 1956(February 4, 1956) 43 26843 years, 268 days 07 2477 years, 247 days 51 15051 years, 150 days Living 24,28066 years, 173 days (Living)
4 Fico, RobertRobert Fico 19640915September 15, 1964(September 15, 1964) 41 29241 years, 292 days 09 3569 years, 356 days 53 4653 years, 46 days Living 21,13457 years, 315 days (Living)
5 Radičová, IvetaIveta Radičová 19561207December 7, 1956(December 7, 1956) 53 21353 years, 213 days 01 2711 year, 271 days 55 11955 years, 119 days Living 23,97365 years, 232 days (Living)
6 Pellegrini, PeterPeter Pellegrini 19751006October 6, 1975(October 6, 1975) 42 16742 years, 167 days 01 3651 year, 365 days 44 16644 years, 166 days Living 17,09646 years, 294 days (Living)
7 Matovič, IgorIgor Matovič 19730511May 11, 1973(May 11, 1973) 46 31546 years, 315 days 01 0111 year, 11 days 47 32547 years, 325 days Living 17,97449 years, 77 days (Living)
8 Heger, EduardEduard Heger 19760503May 3, 1976(May 3, 1976) 44 33344 years, 333 days 00 0031 year, 117 days (ongoing) Incumbent Living 16,88646 years, 85 days (Living)