Former Prime Ministers

 
Sir Michael Somare 
 

1st Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

 

In office 17 January 2011 – 4 April 2011
Monarch
Governor General
Preceded by
Sam Abal (acting)
Succeeded by
Sam Abal (acting)
 
In office 5 August 2002 – 13 December 2010
Monarch
Elizabeth II
Governor General
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Sam Abal (acting)
 
In office 2 August 1982 – 21 November 1985
Monarch
Elizabeth II
Governor General
Preceded by
Succeeded by
 
In office 16 September 1975 – 11 March 1980
Monarch
Elizabeth II
Governor General
Preceded by
Position established
Succeeded by
 
Personal details
Born
9 April 1936 (age 83)
Rabaul, Territory of New Guinea
Political party
Spouse(s)
Veronica Somare

 

 
 Sir Julius Chan
 
 
 
In office 2 June 1997 – 22 July 1997
Monarch
Preceded by
Succeeded by
 
In office 30 August 1994 – 27 March 1997
Monarch
Elizabeth II
Preceded by
Succeeded by
 
In office 11 March 1980 – 2 August 1982
Monarch
Elizabeth II
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Governor of New Ireland Incumbent
 
Assumed office 2007
Personal details
Born August 29, 1939 (age 79)
Tanga Islands
Nationality Papua New Guinean
Spouse(s) Stella, Lady Chan



 
Paias Wingti
Third Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

 

Political offices

Preceded by
Iambakey Okuk

Deputy Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
1982-1985

Succeeded by
John Momis

Preceded by
Sir Michael Somare

Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
1985–1988

Succeeded by
Sir Rabbie Namaliu

Preceded by
Sir Rabbie Namaliu

Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
1992–1994

Succeeded by
Sir Julius Chan

 

 
 
Sir Rabbie Namaliu
Fourth Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

Political offices

Preceded by
Paias Wingti

Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
1988–1992

Succeeded by
Paias Wingti

National Parliament of Papua New Guinea

Preceded by
Bill Skate

Speaker of the National Parliament of Papua New Guinea
1994–1997

Succeeded by
John Pundari

 

 
Sir Bill Skate
Fifth Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
 
In office 22 July 1997 – 14 July 1999
Monarch
Preceded by
Succeeded by
 
Personal details
Born
William Jack Skate

26 September 1953
Papua New Guinea
Died
3 January 2006 (aged 52)
Brisbane, Australia
Political party

 

Sir Mekere Morauta
Sixth Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
 
In office 15 July 1999 – July 2002
 
Personal details
Born
Mekere Morauta
12 June 1946
Papua New Guinea

 

Peter O'Neill
Peter Charles Paire O'Neill, CMG is a Papua New Guinean politician and the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea since 2011. Wikipedia
Born: February 13, 1965 (age 54 years), Ialibu
 
 
 
Previous office: Acting Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (2011–2012)
Office: Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea since 2012 to 2019