Leaders of Trinidad and Tobago
(Republic of Trinidad and Tobago)
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Note: from the independence on 31 Aug 1962 to the proclamation of the Republic on 1 Mar 1976, the head of State was the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, represented by a Governor-General.

Parties: PNM: People's National Movement; NAR: National Alliance for Reconstruction; UNC: United National Congress


Heads of Government
Chief Minister
Eric Eustace Williams            28 Oct 1956 -    Dec 1961 (+1981) PNM

Prime Ministers
Eric Eustace Williams               Dec 1961 - 29 Mar 1981 (+1981) PNM
George Michael Chambers          30 Mar 1981 - 18 Dec 1986 (+1997) PNM
Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson 18 Dec 1986 - 17 Dec 1991 (+2014) NAR
Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning  17 Dec 1991 -  9 Nov 1995 (+2016) PNM
Basdeo Panday                     9 Nov 1995 - 24 Dec 2001         UNC
Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning  24 Dec 2001 - 26 May 2010 (+2016) PNM
Kamla Persad-Bissessar           26 May 2010 -  9 Sep 2015         UNC
Keith Christopher Rowley          9 Sep 2015 -                     PNM

Heads of State
Governors-General
Solomon Hochoy                   31 Aug 1962 - 15 Sep 1972 (+1983)
Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke   15 Sep 1972 -  1 Mar 1976 (+2010)        

Presidents of the Republic
Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke    1 Mar 1976 - 13 Mar 1987 (+2010) (acting to 28 Jan 1977)
Michael Jay Williams             13 Mar 1987 - 18 Mar 1987         (acting)
Noor Mohammed Hassanali          18 Mar 1987 - 18 Mar 1997 (+2006)  
Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson 18 Mar 1997 - 17 Mar 2003 (+2014)        
George Maxwell Richards          17 Mar 2003 - 18 Mar 2013
Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona   18 Mar 2013 -                    

Leaders of PNM
Eric Eustace Williams            1956-1981 (+1981)     
George Michael Chambers          1981-1986 (+1997)
Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning  1986-2010 (+2016)
Keith Christopher Rowley         2010-             

Leader of UNC
Basdeo Panday                    1989-2010
Kamla Persad-Bissessar           2010-              

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