Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is an Afghan politician and the current President of Afghanistan, elected on 21 September 2014. An anthropologist by education, he previously served as Minister of Finance and the Chancellor of Kabul University.
Edi Rama is an Albanian politician, artist, writer and former basketball player, who is serving as the 33rd Prime Minister of Albania and the Minister of Foreign Affairs since 13 September 2013 and 21 January 2019 respectively.
João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, GColIH is an Angolan politician who has served as the President of Angola since 26 September 2017. Previously, he was Minister of Defence from 2014 to 2017. In September 2018 he became the Chairman of the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola, the ruling party. He was the party's Secretary-General from 1998 to 2003.
Alberto Ángel Fernández is an Argentine lawyer, professor and politician, serving as President of Argentina since 2019. A member of the Justicialist Party, he was Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers during the entirety of the presidency of Néstor Kirchner and the early months of the presidency of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
Nikol Pashinyan is an Armenian politician serving as Prime Minister of Armenia since 8 May 2018. He is a former journalist and editor.
A prominent journalist, Pashinyan first founded his own newspaper in 1998 which was shut down a year later. He was sentenced for one year for defamation against then Minister of National Security Serzh Sargsyan. He edited Haykakan Zhamanak from 1999 to 2012.
Scott John Morrison is an Australian politician serving as the 30th and current Prime Minister of Australia having become the leader of the governing Liberal Party in August 2018. He previously served in Cabinet from 2013 to 2018, including as Treasurer.
Sebastian Kurz is the chancellor of Austria since January 2020, previously holding this position from December 2017 to May 2019. In addition, Kurz has been the chairman of the Austrian People's Party since May 2017.
Kurz was born and raised in Meidling, Vienna. He acquired his Matura in 2004 at the GRG 12 Erlgasse and subsequently completed mandatory military service in 2005.
Hubert Alexander Minnis is the Bahamian Prime Minister since May 2017. Minnis is the leader of the Free National Movement, the present governing party, and the Member of Parliament for the New Providence constituency of Killarney.
Sheikh Hasina Wazed is a Bangladeshi politician serving as the 10th Prime Minister of Bangladesh, having held the office since January 2009. She had previously served as Prime Minister from 1996 to 2001. She is the longest-serving prime minister in the history of Bangladesh.
She is the daughter of Bangladesh's first President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Sheikh Hasina is the eldest of his five children. Her political career has spanned more than four decades.
Lotay Tshering is a Bhutanese politician and doctor who is the current Prime Minister of Bhutan, in office since 7 November 2018. He has also been the president of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa since 14 May 2018.
Zoran Tegeltija is a Bosnian Serb politician who is the 10th and current Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
He has also been the Mayor of Mrkonjić Grad from 2004 until 2010. Tegeltija is a member of the Alliance of Independent Social Democrats.
Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi is the fifth and current President of Botswana, serving since 2018. He has also served as Minister of Education since 2014, and previously he was Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration from 2011 to 2014.
Jair Messias Bolsonaro is a Brazilian politician and retired military officer who has been the 38th president of Brazil since 1 January 2019. He served in the country's Chamber of Deputies, representing the state of Rio de Janeiro, between 1991 and 2018.
Boyko Metodiev Borisov is a Bulgarian politician who has been serving as Prime Minister of Bulgaria since May 2017. He was previously Prime Minister on two other occasions, from 2009 to 2013, and from 2014 to January 2017, making him Bulgaria's third-longest serving Prime Minister to date.
Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré is a Burkinabé politician who is currently serving as the Prime Minister of Burkina Faso. He was appointed to the position of Prime Minister by President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré following the resignation of Paul Kaba Thieba and his cabinet.
Pierre Nkurunziza is a Burundian politician who has been in power in Burundi since 2005. He was the Chairman of the National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy, the ruling party, until he was elected as President of Burundi.
Joseph Dion Ngute is a Cameroonian politician currently serving as the 9th Prime Minister of Cameroon, following his appointment in January 2019. He succeeded Philémon Yang, who had held the post since 2009.
José Ulisses de Pina Correia e Silva is a Cape Verdean businessman and politician who has been Prime Minister of Cape Verde since 22 April 2016.
He took office after his party, the Movement for Democracy, won the 20 March 2016 parliamentary election.
General Idriss Déby Itno is a Chadian politician who has been the President of Chad since 1990. He is also head of the Patriotic Salvation Movement. Déby is of the Bidyat clan of the Zaghawa ethnic group.
Andrej Plenković is a Croatian politician who is serving as the 12th and current Prime Minister of Croatia since October 2016. He has been President of the Croatian Democratic Union - the largest centre-right political party in Croatia, since July 2016.
Manuel Marrero Cruz, also known as Manuel Marrero, is a Cuban politician currently serving as the Prime Minister of Cuba, and the first since Cuba resurrected the office of the Prime Minister in December 2019 after the 43-year abolishment of the position from 1976 to 2019.
Nicos Anastasiades is a Cypriot politician who has been President of Cyprus since 2013. He was re-elected in 2018. Previously, he was the leader of Democratic Rally between 1997 and 2013 and served as Member of Parliament from Limassol between 1981 and 2013.
Andrej Babiš was a regular member of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia. He is a controversial Czech politician serving as the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic since December 2017 and the founding Leader of ANO 2011 since 2012.
Mette Frederiksen is a Danish politician who has been Prime Minister of Denmark since June 2019 and Leader of the Social Democrats since June 2015. The second woman to hold either office, she is also the youngest Prime Minister in Danish history.
Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed is a Djiboutian politician who has been Prime Minister of Djibouti since 2013. A longtime member of the ruling People's Rally for Progress, he previously served as Minister of Agriculture from 2005 to 2011 and as Minister of Defense from 2011 to 2013.
Danilo Mierdina Sánchez is a Dominican politician and the current President of the Dominican Republic, since 2012.
Medina previously served as Chief of Staff to the President of the Dominican Republic from 1996 to 1999 and from 2004 to 2006, and is a member of the Dominican Liberation Party.
Lenín Boltaire Moreno Garcés is an Ecuadorian politician who is the current President of Ecuador, in office since May 2017. Moreno was Vice President from 2007 to 2013, serving under President Rafael Correa.
Francisco Pascual Eyegue Obama Asue is an Equatoguinean politician who is Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea since 23 June 2016. Prior to holding this position, he was the Equatoguinean Minister of Health and Social Welfare and Minister of Sports.
Jüri Ratas is an Estonian politician who has been Prime Minister of Estonia and Leader of the Centre Party since 2016. The current government of Ratas, active since April 2019, has been notable for its share of public scandals, resignations of ministers and the amount of public apologies from Ratas, mostly connected to the activities of the nationalist EKRE party, a coalition member.
Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama Fijian: [tʃoˈsɛia βoˈreŋɡe mbɛiniˈmarama] is the 8th and current prime minister of Fiji since 2007. He is commonly known as Frank Bainimarama and sometimes by the chief title Ratu.
Sanna Mirella Marin is a Finnish politician who has been serving as the Prime Minister of Finland since 10 December 2019. A Social Democrat, she has been a member of the Parliament of Finland since 2015 and was the Minister of Transport and Communications between 6 June 2019 and 10 December 2019.
Julien Nkoghe Bekale is a Gabonese politician who is currently the prime minister of Gabon. In the aftermath of the 2019 Gabonese coup d'état attempt, he was appointed prime minister by president Ali Bongo Ondimba on 12 January 2019.
Alejandro Eduardo Giammattei Falla is a Guatemalan politician who is the incumbent president of Guatemala. He is a former director of the Guatemalan penitentiary system and participated in Guatemala's presidential elections in 2007, 2011, and 2015.
Ibrahima Kassory Fofana, born in 1954, is a Guinean politician who has been Prime Minister of Guinea since 21 May 2018.
A macro-economist and specialist in economic policy, he previously held several strategic positions in the Guinean administration, including State minister for investments and public-private partnerships under the presidency of Alpha Condé and minister of economy and finance under the presidency of Lansana Conté, and was candidate for the 2010 presidential elections.
Juan Jose Orlando Hernández Alvarado, often known as JOH, is the current president of Honduras, who assumed office on January 27, 2014, after winning the 2013 Honduran general election. He began his second presidential term on January 27, 2018.
He is a member of the conservative National Party of Honduras.
Narendra Damodardas Modi is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014, and is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi.
Joko Widodo, also known as Jokowi, is an Indonesian politician who is the 7th and current president of Indonesia. Elected in July 2014 as the first president not to come from an elite political or military background, he was previously the Mayor of Surakarta from 2005 to 2012, and the Governor of Jakarta from 2012 to 2014.
Benjamin Netanyahu is an Israeli politician who has been Prime Minister of Israel since 2009, having previously held the position from 1996 to 1999. Netanyahu is also the Chairman of the Likud – National Liberal Movement.
Giuseppe Conte is an Italian jurist and politician who is serving as the 58th and current Prime Minister of Italy.
Conte spent the majority of his career as a law professor and was also a member of the Italian Bureau of Administrative Justice.
Amadou Gon Coulibaly is an Ivorian politician who has been Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire since January 2017. He previously served as secretary general of the presidency under President Alassane Ouattara from 2011 to 2017.
Andrew Michael Holness, ON, MP is a Jamaican politician who has been the prime minister of Jamaica since 3 March 2016, following the 2016 Jamaican general election. Holness previously served as prime minister from October 2011 to January 5, 2012.
Thongloun Sisoulith, ထောင်လုန် သိသုလိဒ် is a Laotian politician who has been Prime Minister of Laos since 2016. Previously he was Deputy Prime Minister from 2001 to 2016, as well as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2016.
Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš is an American-born Latvian-American linguist, businessman, and politician who has served as Minister of Economics and Member of the European Parliament, and is currently the Prime Minister of Latvia.
Hassan Diab is a Lebanese politician, engineer, and academic who has been serving as the Prime Minister of Lebanon since 21 January 2020 after the formation of a cabinet, having been appointed to the position by President Michel Aoun.
Thomas Motsoahae Thabane is a Mosotho politician who has been Prime Minister of Lesotho since June 2017. Previously he was Prime Minister from June 2012 to March 2015. He is leader of the All Basotho Convention political party.
George Manneh Oppong Weah is a Liberian politician and former professional footballer currently serving as the 25th President of Liberia, in office since 2018. Prior to his election to the presidency, Weah served as Senator from Montserrado County. During his football career, he played as a striker. His prolific 18-year professional playing career ended in 2003.
Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj is the Chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya and prime minister of the Government of National Accord of Libya, formed on 17 December 2015 under the Libyan Political Agreement.
Saulius Skvernelis is a Lithuanian politician who has been Prime Minister of Lithuania since 2016. He is also a member of the Seimas. Previously he served as police commissioner, and he was Minister of the Interior from 2014 to 2016.
Xavier Bettel is a Luxembourg politician who has been Prime Minister of Luxembourg since 2013. He has previously served as Mayor of Luxembourg City, and was also a Member of the Chamber of Deputies.
Bettel is a member of the Democratic Party.
Christian Louis Ntsay is a Malagasy politician who is currently Prime Minister of Madagascar. He was appointed by President Hery Rajaonarimampianina following Olivier Mahafaly Solonandrasana’s resignation due to widespread protests throughout the country.
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, is a Maldivian politician who is the current President of the Maldives and assumed office on 17 November 2018.
Solih was first elected to parliament in 1994, aged 30, as the MP from his home atoll of Faadhippolhu.
Robert Abela is a Maltese lawyer and politician, currently serving as the 14th prime minister of Malta. A Member of Parliament since 2017, he replaced Joseph Muscat as Leader of the Labour Party following the party's internal leadership election held on 11 January 2020, and was instated as prime minister on 13 January.
David Kabua is a Marshallese politician and government minister, currently serving as the President of the Marshall Islands. He is the son of the first president, Amata Kabua, and his wife Emlain Kabua.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador is a Mexican politician serving as the president of Mexico since 2018.
Born in Tepetitán, in the municipality of Macuspana, in south-eastern state of Tabasco, López Obrador graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico in 1986 following a hiatus from his studies to participate in politics.
Ion Chicu is a Moldovan politician who has been the Prime Minister of Moldova since 14 November 2019, following the ousting of the Sandu Cabinet led by Maia Sandu in a motion of no confidence by the Parliament of Moldova.
Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh is a Mongolian politician currently serving as Prime Minister of Mongolia since October, 2017. He was elected to the Parliament of Mongolia three times – in 2000, 2004 and 2012, served in the Cabinet of Mongolia as Minister for Emergency Situation from 2004 to 2006, Minister for Professional Inspection from 2006 to 2008, and in 2014–2015 and 2016–2017 as Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia.
Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and a 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. The first and incumbent State Counsellor of Myanmar, she is also the leader of the National League for Democracy and played a vital role in the state's transition from military junta to partial democracy.
Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, more commonly known as KP Sharma Oli, is a Nepalese politician and the current Prime Minister of Nepal and he is the world's best comedian and most versatile person of the world who just currently beat Johnny Sins in terms of versatility.
Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern is a New Zealand politician serving as the 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand, since 26 October 2017.
Ardern has also served as the Leader of the Labour Party since 1 August 2017.
José Daniel Ortega Saavedra is a Nicaraguan politician serving as President of Nicaragua since 2007; previously he was leader of Nicaragua from 1979 to 1990, first as Coordinator of the Junta of National Reconstruction and then as President.
Brigi Rafini is a Nigerien politician who has been Prime Minister of Niger since 2011. A native of Iférouane in Agadez Region and an ethnic Tuareg, Rafini was Minister of Agriculture in the late 1980s and Fourth Vice-President of the National Assembly of Niger from 2004 to 2009.
Muhammadu Buhari GCFR is a Nigerian politician currently serving as the President of Nigeria, in office since 2015. He is a retired major general in the Nigerian Army and previously served as the nation's head of state from 31st December, 1983 to 27th August, 1985, after taking power in a military coup d'état.
Oliver Spasovski is a Macedonian politician who is the current Prime Minister of North Macedonia since 3 January 2020. Until 3 January 2020, Spasovski was Minister of Internal Affairs. He is general secretary of the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia.
Erna Solberg is a Norwegian politician serving as Prime Minister of Norway since 2013 and Leader of the Conservative Party since May 2004. Inspired by Margaret Thatcher's "Iron Lady" nickname, Solberg has been given the nickname "Iron Erna".
Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo Cohen is a Panamanian politician who has served as President of Panama since 2019. Cortizo Cohen is the former President of the National Assembly and Minister of Agricultural and Livestock Development.
James Marape is a Papua New Guinean politician serving as the 8th Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea since May 2019. He has been a member of the National Parliament of Papua New Guinea since July 2007, representing the electorate of Tari-Pori Open in Hela Province in the highlands.
Vicente Antonio Zeballos Salinas is a Peruvian politician and, following the resignation of Salvador del Solar in 30 September 2019, is the current Prime Minister of Peru. He was previously the Minister of Justice from 2018 to 2019.
Rodrigo Roa Duterte KGCR, also known as Digong and Rody, is a Filipino politician who is the 16th and incumbent President of the Philippines and the first from Mindanao to hold the office. He is the chairperson of PDP–Laban, the ruling political party.
António Luís Santos da Costa GCIH is a Portuguese lawyer and politician serving as the 119th and current Prime Minister of Portugal since 26 November 2015, presiding over the XXI and XXII Constitutional Governments.
Ludovic Orban is a Romanian engineer and politician who currently serves as the Prime Minister of Romania. The leader of the National Liberal Party, he was Minister of Transport from April 2007 to December 2008 in the second Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu cabinet.
Mikhail Vladimirovich Mishustin is a Russian economist and politician serving as Prime Minister of Russia since 16 January 2020. He previously served as Director of the Federal Tax Service from 2010 to 2020.
Tim Harris is an English football manager.
Harris was a professional football player for several clubs, including Shrewsbury Town, Newport County, Cheltenham Town, Redditch United and as a goalkeeper for Gloucester City in the late 1970s.
Alessandro Mancini is a Sammarinese politician, who served as Captain Regent of San Marino for the six-months term from April 1 to October 1, 2007, together with Alessandro Rossi.
Mancini is a member of the Party of Socialists and Democrats.
Jorge Lopes Bom Jesus, also known as JBJ, is a linguist and politician from São Tomé. He is the 17th and current Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe. He is a member of the Movement for the Liberation of São Tomé and Príncipe/Social Democratic Party.
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been the king and prime minister of Saudi Arabia and custodian of the Two Holy Mosques since 23 January 2015.
He was the deputy governor of Riyadh and later the governor of Riyadh for 48 years from 1963 to 2011. He was then appointed minister of Defense. He was also named the crown prince in 2012 following the death of his brother Nayef bin Abdulaziz.
Ana Brnabić is a Serbian politician who has been the Prime Minister of Serbia since 29 June 2017. She is the first woman, first openly gay and first person with Croat ethnic descent to hold the office to hold the office.
Danny Faure is a Seychellois politician who has been President of Seychelles since 16 October 2016. Previously, he served as Vice President of Seychelles from 2010 to 2016. Faure is a member of the United Seychelles Party.
Lee Hsien Loong MP is a Singaporean politician serving as the current Prime Minister of Singapore since 2004. He took over the leadership of Secretary-General of the People's Action Party since 2004 when former Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong stepped down from the position to become the Senior Minister.
Manasseh Damukana Sogavare is a Solomon Islands politician serving as the Prime Minister of Solomon Islands since 24 April 2019. He has previously held the role of Prime Minister between 2000 and 2001, between 2006 and 2007, and between 2014 and 2017. Before becoming Prime Minister, Sogavare served in the National Parliament as Member for East Choiseul beginning in 1997.
Hassan Ali Khaire, popularly known as Hassan Khaire is the current Prime Minister of Somalia. He was appointed on 23 February 2017 by Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and unanimously approved by the Parliament on 1 March 2017.
Salva Kiir Mayardit is a South Sudanese politician who has been President of South Sudan since its independence in 2011. Prior to independence, he was President of the Government of Southern Sudan, as well as First Vice President of Sudan, from 2005 to 2011.
Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón is a Spanish politician serving as Prime Minister of Spain since 2 June 2018. He has also been Secretary-General of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party since June 2017, having previously held that office from 2014 to 2016.
Percy Mahendra Rajapaksa commonly known as Mahinda Rajapaksa is a Sri Lankan politician currently serving as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka since 21 November 2019 after being appointed by his brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
Desiré Delano Bouterse is a Surinamese politician who has been President of Suriname since 2010. From 1980 to 1987 he was Suriname's de facto leader after conducting a military coup and establishing a period of military rule.
Simonetta Myriam Sommaruga is a Swiss politician serving as President of the Swiss Confederation since 2020. A member of the Social Democratic Party, she has been a Member of the Federal Council since 2010.
Komi Sélom Klassou is a Togolese politician who has been Prime Minister of Togo since 2015. A member of the ruling Union for the Republic, he served as Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports from 2000 to 2003, as Minister of Primary and Secondary Education from 2003 to 2007, and as First Vice-President of the National Assembly from 2007 to 2015.
Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa is a Tongan accountant and politician serving as the 16th and current prime minister of Tonga since 2019. Tu'i'onetoa succeeded Semisi Sika, who had served as acting prime minister, since the death of ʻAkilisi Pōhiva.
The Hon. Dr. Keith Christopher Rowley MP is the current Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, in office since September 2015. He has led the People's National Movement since May 2010 and was Leader of the Opposition from 2010 to 2015.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is a Turkish politician serving as the 12th and current President of Turkey. He previously served as Prime Minister of Turkey from 2003 to 2014 and as Mayor of Istanbul from 1994 to 1998.
Kausea Natano is a Tuvaluan politician who is serving as the 13th Prime Minister of Tuvalu, in office since 19 September 2019. He is also serving as an MP for Funafuti, having also served as the country's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Communications in former Prime Minister Willy Telavi's Cabinet.
Ruhakana Rugunda is a Ugandan politician who has been Prime Minister of Uganda since 2014. A physician by profession, he held a long series of Cabinet posts under President Yoweri Museveni beginning in 1986.
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson Hon FRIBA is a British politician, writer, and former journalist who has served as the prime minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the Conservative Party since July 2019.