List of Indian Prime Ministers - Prime Ministers of India


Name
Tenure
1
Pt Jawaharlal Nehru (1889 – 1964)
15th August 1947 to 27th May 1964 – First Prime Minister of India, also the longest tenure (17 years)
2
Gulzari Lal Nanda (1898 – 1997)
27th May 1964 to 9th June 1964 – First Acting Prime Minister
3
Lal Bhadur Shastri (1904 – 1966)
9th June 1964 to 11th January 1966 – First Prime Minister to die abroad during an official visit
4
Gulzari Lal Nanda (1898 – 1997)
11th January 1966 to 24th January 1966 – First to become Acting Prime Minister twise
5
Indira Gandhi (1917 – 1984)
24th January 1966 to 24th March 1977 – First Lady Prime Minister, First to lose elections
6
Morarji Desai (1869 – 1995)
24th March 1977 to 28th June 1979 – Oldest to become Prime Minister and the first to resign from office
7
Charan Singh (1902 – 1987)
28th July 1979 to 14th January 1980 – The only Prime Minister who did not face the Parliament
8
Indiar Gandhi (1917 – 1984)
14th January 1980 to 31st October 1984 – First Prime Minister to be assassinated
9
Rajiv Gandhi (1944 – 1991)
31st October 1984 to November 1989 – Youngest to become Prime Minister (40 Years)
10
V.P.Singh (B.1931)
December 1989 to 7th November 1990 – First Prime Minister to step down after vote of no-confidence
11
Chandra Shekhar (B.1927)
10th November 1990 to June 1992
12
P V Narasimha Roa (B.1921)
20th June 1992 to 16th May 1996 – First Prime Minister from South India
13
A B Vajpayee (B.1926)
16th May 1996 to 1st June 1996 – Shortest tenure (13 days)
14
H D Deve Gowda (B.1933)
1st June 1996 to 21st April 1997 – Leader of United Front Parliamentary Group
15
Inder Kumar Gujral (B.1933)
21st April 1999 to 18th March 1998
16
A B Vajpayee (B.1926)
19th March 1998 to 13th October 1999
17
A B Vajpayee (B.1926)
13th October 1999 to 22nd May 2004 – Only one become prime Minister of India thrice
18
Dr Manmohan Singh (B.1932)
22nd May 2004 to 18th May 2009 – First Non-Hind Prime Minister of India
19
Dr Manmohan Singh (B.1932)
22nd May 2009 to 26th May 2014 – Second term as prime Minister
20
Narendra damodardas Modi (B.1950)
Present Prime Minister of India - 26th May 2014 to till date
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