Prime Minister of Slovakia
|Chairman of the Government of the Slovak Republic
Predseda vlády Slovenskej republiky
|Residence||Summer Archbishop's Palace|
|Term length||The Prime minister's term of office depends on support of the National Council.|
|Inaugural holder||Štefan Sádovský|
|Formation||2 January 1969|
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.
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.
On March 22, 2018, Peter Pellegrini became the 8th and current prime minister.
Former living Prime Ministers[change | change source]
|#||Prime Minister||Date of birth||Age at inauguration
|Time in office
|Age at retirement
|Date of death||Longevity|
|1||Vladimír Mečiar||July 26, 1942||49 years, 334 days||5 years, 221 days||56 years, 96 days||Living||76 years, 328 days (Living)|
|2||Jozef Moravčík||March 19, 1945||49 years, 361 days||0 years, 273 days||50 years, 269 days||Living||74 years, 92 days (Living)|
|3||Mikuláš Dzurinda||February 4, 1955||43 years, 268 days||7 years, 247 days||51 years, 150 days||Living||64 years, 135 days (Living)|
|4||Robert Fico||September 15, 1964||41 years, 292 days||11 years, 80 days||53 years, 46 days||Living||54 years, 277 days (Living)|
|5||Iveta Radičová||December 7, 1956||53 years, 213 days||1 year, 271 days||55 years, 119 days||Living||62 years, 194 days (Living)|