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List of Heads of Government of the Kingdom of Bhutan (1907-Present)

(Where a Prime Minister served more than a term, the number of separate terms served is given in parentheses)

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Chief ministers (Gongzim)

Name Term start Term end Political Party
Raja Ugyen Dorji 1907 1917 Nonpartisan
Raja Sonam Tobgay Dorji 1917 1952 Nonpartisan

Prime ministers (Lonchen)

Name Term start Term end Political Party
Jigme Palden Dorji 1952 5 April 1964 Nonpartisan
Vacant 5 April 1964 25 July 1964
Lhendup Dorji (acting) 25 July 1964 27 November 1964 Nonpartisan
Post Abolished 27 November 1964 20 July 1998
Jigme Thinley (1/3) 20 July 1998 9 July 1999 Nonpartisan
Sangay Ngedup (1/2) 9 July 1999 20 July 2000 Nonpartisan
Yeshey Zimba (1/2) 20 July 2000 8 August 2001 Nonpartisan
Khandu Wangchuk (1/2) 8 August 2001 14 August 2002 Nonpartisan
Kinzang Dorji (1/2) 14 August 2002 30 August 2003 Nonpartisan
Jigme Thinley (2/3) 30 August 2003 18 August 2004 Nonpartisan
Yeshey Zimba (2/2) 18 August 2004 5 September 2005 Nonpartisan
Sangay Ngedup (2/2) 5 September 2005 7 September 2006 Nonpartisan
Khandu Wangchuk (2/2) 7 September 2006 31 July 2007 Nonpartisan
Kinzang Dorji (2/2) 31 July 2007 9 April 2008 Nonpartisan
Jigme Thinley (3/3) 9 April 2008 Present Bhutan Peace and Prosperity Party

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