List of prime ministers of Mauritania

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Prime Minister of the
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
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Incumbent
Ismail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh Sidiya

since 5 August 2019
AppointerMohamed Ould Ghazouani,
as President of Mauritania
Inaugural holderMoktar Ould Daddah
Formation28 November 1960
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This is a list of prime ministers of Mauritania since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of Mauritania in 1960 to the present day.

A total of fifteen people have served as Prime Minister of Mauritania (not counting one Acting Prime Minister). Additionally, three persons, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya, Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar and Cheikh El Avia Ould Mohamed Khouna, have served on two non-consecutive occasions.

The current Prime Minister of Mauritania is Ismail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh Sidiya, since 3 August 2019.

Key[edit]

Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Acting Prime Minister

List of officeholders[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political affiliation Head(s) of State
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Moktar Ould Daddah - 1977.jpg Moktar Ould Daddah
(1924–2003)
28 November 1960 20 August 1961 265 days PRM / PPM Himself
Post abolished (20 August 1961 – 6 April 1979)
2 No image.png Ahmed Ould Bouceif
(1934–1979)
6 April 1979 27 May 1979
(died in office.)[a]
51 days Military Salek
No image.png Ahmed Salim Ould Sidi
(1939–1981)
28 May 1979 31 May 1979 3 days Military Salek
3 Haïdalla cropped.png Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla
(1940–)
31 May 1979 12 December 1980 1 year, 195 days Military Salek
Louly
Himself
4 No image.png Sid Ahmed Ould Bneijara
(1947–2017)
12 December 1980 25 April 1981 134 days Independent Haidalla
5 Mauritania gov ould taya 210 eng 30apr05.jpg Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya
(1941–)
25 April 1981 8 March 1984 2 years, 318 days Military Haidalla
(3) Haïdalla cropped.png Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla
(1940–)
8 March 1984 12 December 1984
(deposed.)
279 days Military Himself
(5) Mauritania gov ould taya 210 eng 30apr05.jpg Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya
(1941–)
12 December 1984 18 April 1992 7 years, 128 days Military Himself
6 Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubakar.jpg Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar
(1957–)
18 April 1992 2 January 1996 3 years, 259 days PRDS Taya
7 No image.png Cheikh El Avia Ould Mohamed Khouna
(1956–)
2 January 1996 18 December 1997 1 year, 350 days PRDS Taya
8 No image.png Mohamed Lemine Ould Guig
(1959–)
18 December 1997 16 November 1998 333 days PRDS Taya
(7) No image.png Cheikh El Avia Ould Mohamed Khouna
(1956–)
16 November 1998 6 July 2003 4 years, 232 days PRDS Taya
9 No image.png Sghair Ould M'Bareck
(1954–)
6 July 2003 7 August 2005
(deposed.)
2 years, 32 days PRDS Taya
(6) Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubakar.jpg Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar
(1957–)
7 August 2005 20 April 2007 1 year, 256 days PRDS Vall
10 No image.png Zeine Ould Zeidane
(1966–)
20 April 2007 6 May 2008 1 year, 16 days Independent Abdallahi
11 Yahya Ould Ahmed El Waghef mauritanie.jpg Yahya Ould Ahmed El Waghef
(1960–)
6 May 2008 6 August 2008
(deposed.)
92 days ADIL Abdallahi
Vacant (6 – 14 August 2008)
12 No image.png Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf
(1957–)
14 August 2008 20 August 2014 6 years, 6 days Independent Aziz
Mbaré
13 No image.png Yahya Ould Hademine
(1953–)
20 August 2014 29 October 2018 4 years, 70 days Independent Aziz
14 No image.png Mohamed Salem Ould Béchir
(1962–)
29 October 2018 5 August 2019 280 days UPR Aziz
Ghazouani
15 No image.png Ismail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh Sidiya
(1961–)
5 August 2019 Incumbent 240 days UPR Ghazouani

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Killed in an airplane crash in Senegal.

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