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This is a list of Heads of Government of the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville).

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Incumbent Affiliation Notes
Republic of the Congo Autonomous
15 May 1957 to 26 July 1958 Jacques Opangoult, Vice President of the Government Council
26 July 1958 to 8 December 1958 Jacques Opangoult, President of the Council of Government
8 December 1958 to 21 November 1959 Fulbert Youlou, Prime Minister UDDIA
Republic of the Congo    Independent from France
16 August 1963 to 19 December 1963 Alphonse Massamba-Débat, Prime Minister MNR
24 December 1963 to 15 April 1966 Pascal Lissouba, Prime Minister MNR
6 May 1966 to 12 January 1968 Ambroise Noumazalaye, Prime Minister MNR
4 August 1968 to 30 December 1969 Alfred Raoul, Prime Minister Mil
People’s Republic of the Congo    (République populair du Congo)
28 July 1973 to 18 December 1975 Henri Lopès, Prime Minister PCT
18 December 1975 to 7 August 1984 Louis Sylvain Goma, Prime Minister (1st time) PCT
7 August 1984 to 7 August 1989 Ange Édouard Poungui, Prime Minister PCT
7 August 1989 to 3 December 1990 Alphonse Poaty-Souchlaty, Prime Minister PCT
3 December 1990 to 8 January 1991 Pierre Moussa, acting Prime Minister PCT
8 January 1991 to 8 June 1991 Louis Sylvain Goma, Prime Minister PCT 2nd Term
8 June 1991 to 31 August 1992 André Milongo, Prime Minister n-p
Republic of the Congo    (République du Congo)
31 August 1992 to 2 September 1992 André Milongo, Prime Minister n-p
2 September 1992 to 6 December 1992 Stéphane Maurice Bongho-Nouarra, Prime Minister UPADS
6 December 1992 to 23 June 1993 Claude Antoine Dacosta, Prime Minister n-p
23 June 1993 to 27 August 1996 General Jacques Joachim Yhombi-Opango, Prime Minister RDD
27 August 1996 to 8 September 1997 Charles David Ganao, Prime Minister UFD
8 September 1997 to 15 October 1997 Bernard Kolelas, Prime Minister MCDDI
15 October 1997 to 7 January 2005 Post abolished
7 January 2005 to 15 September 2009 Isidore Mvouba, Prime Minister PCT
15 September 2009 to present Post abolished


ADD Avant pour la Défense de la Démocratie
        (Front for the Defense of Democracy)
MCDDI Mouvement Congolais pour la Démocratie et la Développement Integral
        (Congolese Movement for Democracy and Integral Development)    conservative
PCT Parti Congolais du Travail
        (Congolese Labour Party)    extreme left, only legal party 1979-10 Jun 1991
RDD Rasemblement pour le Démocratie et le Développment
        (Rally for Democracy and Development)
UFD Union des Forces Démocratiques
        (Union of Democratic Forces)
UPADS Union panafricaine pour la démocratie sociale
        (Pan-African Union for Social Democracy, social-democratic)
MNR National Révolutionnaire Mouvement
        (National Revolutionary Movement)    only legal party 1966-1968
UDDIA Union Démocratique pour la Défense d'Intérêts Africains
        (Democratic Union for the Defence of African Interests)
Mil Military
n-p non-partisan
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