Prime Minister of Slovakia

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Chairman of the Government of the Slovak Republic
Predseda vlády Slovenskej republiky
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Incumbent
Igor Matovič

since 22 March 2018
ResidenceSummer Archbishop's Palace
AppointerPresident
Term lengthThe Prime minister's term of office depends on support of the National Council.
Inaugural holderŠtefan Sádovský
Formation2 January 1969
Websitehttp://www.vlada.gov.sk/

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 21, 2020, Igor Matovič became the 9th prime minister of the Slovak republic.

Former living Prime Ministers[change | change source]

# Prime Minister Date of birth Age at inauguration
(first term)
Time in office
(total)
Age at retirement
(last term)
Date of death Longevity
1 Mečiar, VladimírVladimír Mečiar 19420726July 26, 1942(July 26, 1942) 49 33449 years, 334 days 05 2215 years, 221 days 56 09656 years, 96 days Living 28,61178 years, 121 days (Living)
2 Moravčík, JozefJozef Moravčík 19450319March 19, 1945(March 19, 1945) 49 36149 years, 361 days 00 2730 years, 273 days 50 26950 years, 269 days Living 27,64475 years, 250 days (Living)
3 Dzurinda, MikulášMikuláš Dzurinda 19550204February 4, 1955(February 4, 1955) 43 26843 years, 268 days 07 2477 years, 247 days 51 15051 years, 150 days Living 24,03565 years, 294 days (Living)
4 Fico, RobertRobert Fico 19640915September 15, 1964(September 15, 1964) 41 29241 years, 292 days 06 173 60012 years, 238 days 53 4653 years, 46 days Living 20,52456 years, 70 days (Living)
5 Radičová, IvetaIveta Radičová 19561207December 7, 1956(December 7, 1956) 53 21353 years, 213 days 01 2711 year, 271 days 55 11955 years, 119 days Living 23,36363 years, 353 days (Living)