Past Prime Ministers of India

Narendra Modi will be sworn-in India’s 14th prime minister Monday, May 26. The following is the list of the past prime ministers:

1. Jawaharlal Nehru (Aug 15, 1947-May 27, 1964/Four terms)

2. Lal Bahadur Shastri (June 9, 1964-Jan 11, 1966)

3. Indira Gandhi (Jan 24, 1966-March 24, 1977; Jan 14, 1980-Oct 31, 1984/Four terms)

4. Morarji Desai (March 24, 1977-July 28, 1979)

5. Charan Singh (July 28, 1979-Jan 14, 1980)

6. Rajiv Gandhi (Oct 31, 1984-Dec 2, 1989)

7. Vishwanath Pratap Singh (Dec 2, 1989-Nov 10, 1990)

8. Chandra Shekhar (Nov 10, 1990-June 21, 1991)

9. P.V. Narasimha Rao (June 21, 1991-May 16, 1996)

10. Atal Bihari Vajpayee (May 16, 1996-June 1, 1996; March 19, 1998-May 22, 2004/Three terms)

11. H.D. Deve Gowda (June 1, 1996-April 21, 1997)

12. Inder Kumar Gujral (April 21, 1997-March 19, 1998)

13. Manmohan Singh (May 22, 2004-May 17, 2014/Two terms)