Prime Minister of Bulgaria

Prime Minister of Bulgaria
Министър-председател на България
Coat of arms of Bulgaria.svg
Stefan Yanev.jpg
Incumbent
Stefan Yanev

since 12 May 2021
Member of European Council
Appointer National Assembly
Term length Four years
First holder Todor Burmov
Salary ~ 7 000 leva per month[1]
Website www.government.bg

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

Stefan Yanev is the incumbent prime minister. He took the office on 12 May 2021 following the resignation of Boyko Borisov.

List of prime ministers

Living former prime ministers

No Portrait Name Tenure Date of birth Age
1 Georgi Atanasov 1986–1990 (1933-07-25)25 July 1933 88
2 Philip Dimitrov.JPG Philip Dimitrov 1991–1992 (1955-03-31)31 March 1955 66
3 Reneta Indzhova 2020 (cropped).png Reneta Indzhova 1994–1995 (1953-07-06)6 July 1953 68
4 Zhan Videnov 1995–1997 (1959-03-22)22 March 1959 62
5 Stefan Sofiyanski 1997 (1951-11-07)7 November 1951 70
6 Ivan kostov.jpg Ivan Kostov 1997–2001 (1949-12-23)23 December 1949 71
7 2017-07-04-MMPF-WP-IMG 7560.jpg Simeon Sakskoburggotski 2001–2005 (1937-06-16)16 June 1937 84
8 Sergey Stanishev 2009 elections diff crop.jpg Sergey Stanishev 2005–2009 (1966-05-05)5 May 1966 55
9 Reuven Rivlin meeting with Boyko Borisov, June 2018 (1179) (cropped).jpg Boyko Borisov 2009–2013 (1959-06-13)13 June 1959 62
10 Марин Райков на съвместна пресконференция с Хашим Тачи (8741636514) (cropped).jpg Marin Raykov 2013 (1960-12-17)17 December 1960 60
11 Plamen Oresharski 2013–2014 (1960-02-21)21 February 1960 61
12 Georgi Bliznashki (cropped).JPG Georgi Bliznashki 2014 (1956-10-04)4 October 1956 65
13 Reuven Rivlin meeting with Boyko Borisov, June 2018 (1179) (cropped).jpg Boyko Borisov 2014-2021 (1959-06-13)13 June 1959 62

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

See also

References

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

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