List_of_heads_of_government_of_the_Bahamas

List of heads of government of the Bahamas

Heads of Government

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)
Tenure Incumbent Affiliation Notes
1955 to 1959 Roland Theodore Symonette, Chief Minister UBP
1959 to 7 January 1964 Sir Roland Theodore Symonette, Prime Minister UBP
Self-Government
7 January 1964 to 16 January 1967 Sir Roland Theodore Symonette, Prime Minister UBP nickname: Pop Symonette
16 January 1967 to 1969 Lynden Oscar Pindling, Prime Minister PLP
The Commonwealth of the Bahama Islands
1969 to 10 July 1973 Lynden Oscar Pindling, Prime Minister PLP
10 July 1973 Independence as The Commonwealth of The Bahamas
10 July 1973 to 1983 Lynden Oscar Pindling, Prime Minister PLP
1983 to 21 August 1992 Sir Lynden Oscar Pindling, Prime Minister PLP
21 August 1992 to 3 May 2002 Hubert Alexander Ingraham, Prime Minister FNM
3 May 2002 to 4 May 2007 Perry Gladstone Christie, Prime Minister PLP
4 May 2007 to Present Hubert Alexander Ingraham, Prime Minister FNM

Affiliations:-


FNM Free National Movement  centre-right, conservative, the former UBP
PLP Progressive Liberal Party  centre-left, liberal, founded in 1953
UBP United Bahamian Party  conservative, mainly white
CDR Coalition of Democratic Reform  founded in 2000
AIM Abaco Independence Movement  Abaco Island regionalist, separatist to 1974, mainly white
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Sources

  • http://www.rulers.org/
  • http://www.hk-bahamas.de/en/parties.php
  • http://www.politicalresources.net/bahamas.htm
  • Guinness Book of Kings Rulers & Statesmen, Clive Carpenter, Guinness Superlatives Ltd

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