List of famous prime ministers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

More From Prime Ministers

The prime minister is the official head of the government or the senior most minister of the cabinet in the government in a parliamentary system. In several countries which have the parliamentary form of government, the prime minister is the actual head of the government and head of the executive branch of the government; in such countries, the president holds a largely ceremonial position. The office of the prime minister was primarily developed in Britain during the 18th century. The prime minister system in many Commonwealth countries was based upon the British model. Often the prime minister is a member of the parliament and one of his duties is to ensure the passage of bills through the legislature. In many countries like the U.K and India, the prime minister, being the head of the government also takes up other roles or titles in the government. The role of prime ministers is encountered in parliamentary republics like India, France, Germany and Ireland and also in constitutional monarchies like Belgium, Norway,

Boris Johnson Boris Johnson
British, American

Imran Khan Imran Khan
Pakistani

Scott Morrison Scott Morrison
Australian

Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean

Continue Reading Below

Julia Gillard Julia Gillard
Australian

Lee Hsien Loong Lee Hsien Loong
Singaporean

Hideki Tojo Hideki Tojo
Japanese

Lee Kuan Yew Lee Kuan Yew
Singaporean

David Lloyd George David Lloyd George
British, Welsh

Najib Razak Najib Razak
Malaysian

Golda Meir Golda Meir
Israeli, Ukrainian
Sheikh Hasina Sheikh Hasina
Bangladeshi

Abiy Ahmed Abiy Ahmed
Ethiopian

Tony Abbott Tony Abbott
Australian

Nawaz Sharif Nawaz Sharif
Pakistani

Ilham Aliyev Ilham Aliyev
Azerbaijani
Shinzō Abe Shinzō Abe
Japanese

Ngo Dinh Diem Ngo Dinh Diem
Vietnamese

Harold Holt Harold Holt
Australian

Ian Smith Ian Smith
Zimbabwean

John Howard John Howard
Australian

John A. Macdonald John A. Macdonald
Canadian, Scottish
Gough Whitlam Gough Whitlam
Australian

Bob Hawke Bob Hawke
Australian

Hun Sen Hun Sen
Cambodian
Joe Clark Joe Clark
Canadian

P. W. Botha P. W. Botha
South African
Edi Rama Edi Rama
Albanian