Prime Minister of Slovenia

head of government of Slovenia

The prime minister of Slovenia, officially the president of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene: Predsednik Vlade Republike Slovenije), is the head of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia.

President of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia
Predsednik Vlade Republike Slovenije
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Incumbent
Janez Janša

since 13 March 2020
Government of Slovenia
Office of the Prime Minister
StyleMr. Prime Minister or President of the Government
Slovene: Gospod predsednik vlade (formal)
Mr. President
Slovene: Gospod predsednik (informal)
His Excellency
Slovene: Njegova ekscelenca (in international correspondence and abroad only)
TypeHead of Government
Member ofGovernment of Slovenia
European Council (EU)
Euro summit (EU)
National Security Council

Also:
North Atlantic Council (NATO)
Reports toNational Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia
ResidenceNone
SeatGregorčičeva 25, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
also: Predsedniška palača
NominatorPresident of the Republic
or MPs (second and third round of election only)
AppointerNational Assembly
Term lengthNo term limit
Serves at the pleasure of the National Assembly. After a parliamentary election, resignation, removal from office or impeachment, the officeholder remains in office and leads a caretaker government until a new government is elected.
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Slovenia
PrecursorPresident of the Executive Council of the Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Slovenia
Inaugural holderLojze Peterle as President of the Executive Council until 23 December 2019, then as President of the Government
Formation16 May 1990 (de facto, following the first democratic election)
23 December 1991 (de jure, following adoption of the current Constitution of Slovenia)
Unofficial namesPremier
DeputyDeputy Prime Minister
(not an official office, held by one or more members of the government)
Salary 5.419,54 monthly (basic salary)
Websitewww.vlada.si/predsednik_vlade/

There have been nine officeholders since the country gained parliamentary democracy in 1989 and independence in 1991.

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Parties

Christian democrats:

Liberals:

Conservatives:

Social democrats:


# Prime Minister Term of office Government National
Assembly
President of the Republic
Political party Took office Left Office Time in office Coalition
1   Lojze Peterle
(born 1948)
16 May 1990 14 May 1992 729 I C
1990
Milan Kučan
8 October 1991 -
22 December 2002
DEMOS SKDSDZSSDZSLSZS
2   Janez Drnovšek
(1950–2008)
14 May 1992 25 January 1993 2,946 II 1
1992
LDSDSSDSSSSZSZLSD
25 January 1993 27 February 1997 III
LDSSKDSDS (1993–1994)–ZLSD (1993–1996)
Liberal Democracy of Slovenia (LDS) 27 February 1997 7 June 2000 IV 2
1996
LDSSLSDeSUS
3   Andrej Bajuk
(1943–2011)
7 June 2000 30 November 2000 176 V
Slovenian People's Party (SLS+SKD)
later New Slovenia (NSi) SLSSKDSDS
(2)   Janez Drnovšek
(1950–2008)
30 November 2000 19 December 2002 749 VI 3
2000
Liberal Democracy of Slovenia (LDS) LDSSLSDeSUSZLSD
4   Anton Rop
(born 1960)
19 December 2002 3 December 2004 715 VII Janez Drnovšek
22 December 2002 -
23 December 2007
Liberal Democracy of Slovenia (LDS) LDSSLSDeSUSZLSD
5   Janez Janša
(born 1958)
3 December 2004 21 November 2008 1,449 VIII 4
2004
Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) SDSNSiSLSDeSUS
Danilo Türk
23 December 2007 -
22 December 2012
6   Borut Pahor
(born 1963)
21 November 2008 10 February 2012 1,176 IX 5
2008
Social Democrats (SD) SDDeSUS (2008–2011)–LDSZares (2008–2011)
(5)   Janez Janša
(born 1958)
10 February 2012 20 March 2013 404 X 6
2011
Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) SDSNSiSLSDeSUSDL
Borut Pahor
22 December 2012 -
present
7   Alenka Bratušek
(born 1970)
20 March 2013 18 September 2014 547 XI
Positive Slovenia (PS)
later Alliance of Alenka Bratušek (ZaAB) PSDeSUSDLSDZaAB
8   Miro Cerar
(born 1963)
18 September 2014 13 September 2018 1,456 XII 7
2014
Modern Centre Party (SMC) SMCDeSUSSD
9   Marjan Šarec
(born 1977)
13 September 2018 13 March 2020 547 XIII 8
2018
List of Marjan Šarec (LMŠ) LMŠSDSMCSABDeSUS
(5)   Janez Janša
(born 1958)
13 March 2020 Incumbent 143 XIV
Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) SDSSMCNSiDeSUS