List of prime ministers of Burkina Faso

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Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
Premier ministre du
Burkina Faso
Coat of arms of Burkina Faso.svg
Coat of Arms
Paul Kaba Thieba (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Paul Kaba Thieba

since 6 January 2016
AppointerRoch Marc Christian Kaboré,
as President of Burkina Faso
Inaugural holderGérard Kango Ouédraogo
Formation13 February 1971

This is a list of prime ministers of Burkina Faso since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of the Republic of Upper Volta in 1971 to the present day.

A total of thirteen people have served as Prime Minister of Upper Volta/Burkina Faso.

The current Prime Minister of Burkina Faso is Paul Kaba Thieba, since 6 January 2016.

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Political parties
Other factions

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No. Portrait Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political affiliation
Took office Left office
Republic of Upper Volta
1 Daniel Ouezzin Coulibaly

(1909–1958)

5 August 1956 3 September 1957 UDV–RDA
2 Maurice Yaméogo, 1960.jpg Maurice Yaméogo

(1921–1993)

3 September 1957 3 January 1966

(deposed.)

UDV–RDA
3 Sangoulé Lamizana(1916–2005) 3 January 1966 13 February 1971 Independent
4 No image.png Gérard Kango Ouédraogo
(1925–2014)
13 February 1971 8 February 1974 UDV–RDA
(3) No image.png Sangoulé Lamizana
(1916–2005)
8 February 1974 7 July 1978 Independent
5 No image.png Joseph Conombo
(1917–2008)
7 July 1978 25 November 1980
(deposed.)
UDV–RDA
6 No image.png Saye Zerbo
(1932–2013)
25 November 1980 7 November 1982
(deposed.)
Military
7 Yorian Gabriel Somé

(1930–2009)

7 November 1982 1 January 1983 Independent
8 Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo

(1941–)

1 January 1983 10 January 1983 Independent
9 Thomas Sankara Portrait (cropped).jpg Thomas Sankara
(1949–1987)
10 January 1983 17 May 1983
(dismissed and arrested.)
Military
10 Blaise Compaoré

(1951–)

17 May 1983 4 August 1984 Independent
Burkina Faso
(9) Thomas-sankara-dessin.jpg Thomas Sankara(1949–1987) 4 August 1984 15 October 1987

(assassinated.)

Military
(10) Blaise Compaoré

(1951–)

15 October 1987 18 September 1989 ODP–MT
11 Jean-Baptiste Boukary Lingani

(1951–1989)

18 September 1989 18 September 1989 Military
12 Henri Zongo

(1960–1989)

18 September 1989 18 September 1989 Military
(10) Blaise Compaoré

(1951–)

18 September 1989 16 June 1989 ODP–MT
13 Youssouf Ouédraogo (cropped).jpg Youssouf Ouédraogo
(1952–2017)
16 June 1992 22 March 1994 ODP–MT
14 Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.jpg Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
(1957–)
22 March 1994 6 February 1996 ODP–MT
15 Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo 2015-03-10.jpg Kadré Désiré Ouedraogo
(1953–)
6 February 1996 7 November 2000 CDP
16 Paramanga Ernest Yonli 2006-05-12.jpg Paramanga Ernest Yonli
(1956–)
7 November 2000 11 June 2007 CDP
17 TertiusZongo.jpg Tertius Zongo
(1957–)
11 June 2007 18 April 2011
(dismissed.)
CDP
18 No image.png Luc-Adolphe Tiao
(1954–)
18 April 2011 30 October 2014
(dismissed.)
CDP
19 Honoré Traoré(1957–) 30 October 2014 19 November

2014

Independent
20 Yacouba Isaac Zida(1964–) 19 November 2014 19 November

2014

Independent
21 Yacouba Isaac Zida
(1964–)
19 November 2014 17 September 2015
(deposed.)
Military
(RSP)
17 September 2015
29 December 2015 Military
22 Michel Kafando

(1942–)

29 December 2015 6 January 2016 Independent
23 Paul Kaba Thieba
(1959–)
6 January 2016 19 January 2019
(resigned.)
Independent
24 Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré 2019-02-11.jpg Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré
(1948–)
19 January 2019 Incumbent Independent

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