List of heads of government of Sudan
|Prime Minister of Republic of the Sudan|
|Appointer||Abdel Fattah al-Burhan|
Chairman of the Transitional Military Council
|Formation||1 January 1956|
|First holder||Ismail al-Azhari|
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politics and government of
This article lists the heads of government of Sudan, from the establishment of the office of Chief Minister in 1952 until the present day. The office of Prime Minister was abolished after the 1989 coup d'état, and reestablished in 2017 when Bakri Hassan Saleh was appointed Prime Minister by President Omar Al-Bashir.
History of the office
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Heads of Government of Sudan (1952–present)
(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)
Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (1952–1956)
|No.||Name||Lifespan||Took office||Left office||Political party|
|1||Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi[a]||1885–1959||22 October 1952||November 1953||National Umma Party|
|2||Ismail al-Azhari||1900–1969||6 January 1954||1 January 1956||Democratic Unionist Party|
Republic of the Sudan (1956–1969)
|(2)||Ismail al-Azhari||1900–1969||1 January 1956||5 July 1956||Democratic Unionist Party|
|3||Abdallah Khalil||1892–1970||5 July 1956||17 November 1958[b]||National Umma Party|
|4||Ibrahim Abboud||1900–1983||18 November 1958||30 October 1964[c]||Military|
|5||Sirr Al-Khatim Al-Khalifa||1919–2006||30 October 1964||2 June 1965||National Umma Party|
|6||Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub||1908–1976||10 June 1965||25 July 1966||National Umma Party|
|7||Sadiq al-Mahdi[d]||1935–||27 July 1966||18 May 1967||National Umma Party|
|(6)||Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub||1908–1976||18 May 1967||25 May 1969[e]||National Umma Party|
Democratic Republic of the Sudan (1969–1985)
|8||Babiker Awadalla||1917–2019||25 May 1969||27 October 1969||Independent|
|9||Gaafar Nimeiry||1930–2009||28 October 1969||11 August 1976[f]||Military / |
Sudanese Socialist Union
|10||Rashid Bakr||1932–1988||11 August 1976||10 September 1977||Sudanese Socialist Union|
|(9)||Gaafar Nimeiry||1930–2009||10 September 1977||6 April 1985[g]||Military / |
Sudanese Socialist Union
|11||Al-Jazuli Daf'allah||1935–||22 April 1985||15 December 1985||Independent|
Republic of the Sudan (1985–present)
|(11)||Al-Jazuli Daf'allah||1935–||15 December 1985||6 May 1986||Independent|
|(7)||Sadiq al-Mahdi[d]||1935–||6 May 1986||30 June 1989[h]||National Umma Party|
|Post Abolished (30 June 1989 – 2 March 2017)|
|12||Bakri Hassan Saleh||1949–||2 March 2017||10 September 2018||National Congress Party|
|13||Motazz Moussa||1967–||10 September 2018||23 February 2019||National Congress Party|
|14||Mohamed Tahir Ayala||1950/51–||23 February 2019||11 April 2019[i]||National Congress Party|
|Post Vacant (11 April 2019 – present)|
- Posthumous son of Muhammad Ahmad; Imam of the Ansar.
- Carried out a self-coup against his own government.
- Resigned after mass protests.
- Grandson of Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi; Imam of the Ansar.
- Deposed in the 1969 coup d'état.
- Briefly interrupted during the 19–22 July 1971 coup d'état.
- Deposed in the 1985 coup d'état.
- Deposed in the 1989 coup d'état.
- Deposed in the 2019 coup d'état.
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