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The Prime Minister is the Head of Government of Barbados. The leader of the majority party in the legislature is appointed as Prime Minister by the Governor-General. To date, seven men have served as Prime Minister.
  Mia Mottley
The Hon. Mia Amor MOTTLEY
Prime Minister: 25 May 2018 - incumbent
Barbados Labour Party
Biography | Administration
Former Heads of Government


1

Grantley Adams

Grantley Herbert ADAMS
Premier: 1 February 1954 - 17 April 1958
Barbados Labour Party

Biography | Administration

2
Gordon Cummins

Hugh Gordon CUMMINS
Premier: 17 April 1958 - 8 December 1961
Barbados Labour Party

Biography

1
Errol Barrow

Errol Walton BARROW
Premier: 8 December 1961 - 29 November 1966
Prime Minister: 29 November 1966 - 8 September 1976
Democratic Labour Party

Biography | Administration

2
Tom Adams

John Michael Geoffrey Manningham 'Tom' ADAMS
Prime Minister: 8 September 1976 - 11 March 1985*
Barbados Labour Party

Biography | Administration

3
Bernard St. John

Harold Bernard ST. JOHN
Prime Minister: 11 March 1985 - 29 May 1986
Barbados Labour Party

Biography | Administration

1
Errol Barrow

Errol Walton BARROW
Prime Minister: 29 May 1986 - 1 June 1987*
Democratic Labour Party

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4
Erskine Sandiford

Lloyd Erskine SANDIFORD
Prime Minister: 1 June 1987 - 7 September 1994
Democratic Labour Party

Biography | Administration

5
Owen Arthur

Owen Seymour ARTHUR
Prime Minister: 7 September 1994 - 16 January 2008
Barbados Labour Party

Biography | Administration

6
David Thompson

David John Howard THOMPSON
Prime Minister: 16 January 2008 - 23 October 2010*
Democratic Labour Party

Biography | Administration

7
Freundel Stuart

Freundel Jerome STUART
Prime Minister: 23 October 2010 - 25 May 2018
Democratic Labour Party

Biography | Administration
* Died in office
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