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List of heads of government of Botswana

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The office of Prime Minister of the Bechuanaland Protectorate existed from 3 March 1965 to 30 September 1966, during which time it was held by one individual, Seretse Khama, who later served as the first President of Botswana from 1966 until his death on 13 July 1980.

President of the
Republic of Botswana
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Incumbent
Mokgweetsi Masisi

since 1 April 2018
ResidenceState House
AppointerParliament of Botswana
Term length5 years, renewable once
Inaugural holderSeretse Khama
Formation30 September 1966
DeputyVice-President of Botswana

To date, all Prime Ministers and Presidents have represented the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).

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Prime Ministers of the Bechuanaland ProtectorateEdit

Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Took office Left office Political Party
1   Seretse Khama
(1921–1980)
1965 3 March 1965 30 September 1966 BDP

Presidents of Botswana (1966–present)Edit

Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Took office Left office Political Party
1   Seretse Khama
(1921–1980)
1965
1969
1974
1979
30 September 1966 13 July 1980[†] BDP
2   Quett Masire
(1925–2017)
1984
1989
1994
18 July 1980 31 March 1998 BDP
3   Festus Mogae
(1939–)
1999
2004
1 April 1998 1 April 2008 BDP
4   Ian Khama
(1953–)
2009
2014
1 April 2008 1 April 2018 BDP
5   Mokgweetsi Masisi
(1961–)
2018 1 April 2018 Incumbent BDP

Lifespan timeline of President of BotswanaEdit

This is a graphical lifespan timeline of President of Botswana. The President are listed in order of office.[citation needed]