Prime Minister of Bulgaria

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Prime Minister of Bulgaria
Министър-председател на България
Incumbent
Nikolai Denkov

since 6 June 2023
Member ofEuropean Council
AppointerNational Assembly
Term lengthFour years
First holderTodor Burmov
Salary~ 7 000 leva per month[1]
Websitewww.government.bg

The Prime Minister of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Министър-председател, Ministar-predsedatel) is the head of government of Bulgaria. He or she is the leader of a political coalition in the Bulgarian parliament. They are also known as the National Assembly of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Народно събрание, Narodno sabranie) – and the leader of the cabinet.

Living former prime ministers[change | change source]

No Portrait Name Tenure Date of birth Age
1 Georgi Atanasov 1986–1990 (1933-07-25)25 July 1933 90
2 Philip Dimitrov 1991–1992 (1955-03-31)31 March 1955 68
3 Reneta Indzhova 1994–1995 (1953-07-06)6 July 1953 70
4 Zhan Videnov 1995–1997 (1959-03-22)22 March 1959 64
5 Stefan Sofiyanski 1997 (1951-11-07)7 November 1951 72
6 Ivan Kostov 1997–2001 (1949-12-23)23 December 1949 74
7 Simeon Sakskoburggotski 2001–2005 (1937-06-16)16 June 1937 86
8 Sergey Stanishev 2005–2009 (1966-05-05)5 May 1966 57
9 Boyko Borisov 2009–2013 (1959-06-13)13 June 1959 64
10 Marin Raykov 2013 (1960-12-17)17 December 1960 63
11 Plamen Oresharski 2013–2014 (1960-02-21)21 February 1960 64
12 Georgi Bliznashki 2014 (1956-10-04)4 October 1956 67
13 Boyko Borisov 2014-2017 (1959-06-13)13 June 1959 64
14 Ognyan Gerdzhikov 2017 (1946-03-19)19 March 1946 77
15 Boyko Borisov 2017-2021 (1959-06-13)13 June 1959 64
16 Stefan Yanev 2021 (1960-03-01)1 March 1960 63
18 Kiril Petkov 2021-2022 (1980-04-17)17 April 1980 43
19 Galab Donev 2022-2023 (1967-02-28)28 February 1967 57

The most recent death of a former Prime Minister of Bulgaria is that of Dimitar Iliev Popov (1990–1991) on 5 December 2015.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bulgaria hikes pay for MPs, Prime Minister and President". 14 February 2018.