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Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia

The Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia was the head of government of Zimbabwe Rhodesia. Like the country itself, it was never internationally recognized.

Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia
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StyleThe Right Honourable
AppointerPresident of Zimbabwe Rhodesia
PrecursorPrime Minister of Rhodesia
Formation1 June 1979
First holderAbel Muzorewa
Final holderAbel Muzorewa
Abolished12 December 1979
SuccessionGovernor of Southern Rhodesia

The only Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia was Abel Muzorewa.

History of the officeEdit

The position was established on 1 June 1979,[1] under the terms of the Internal Settlement negotiated between the government of Rhodesia and moderate African nationalists. It existed until, under the terms of the Lancaster House Agreement, control was turned over to The Lord Soames as Governor of Southern Rhodesia on 12 December 1979.[2]

Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia (1979)Edit

Parties

  United African National Council

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Took office Left office Elected
(Parliament)
Political party
1 Abel Muzorewa
(1925–2010)
MP for Mashonaland East
  1 June 1979 12 December 1979 1979 (1st) United African National Council

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nation of Zimbabwe Rhodesia Is Proclaimed and Muzorewa Hails Black Victory". The New York Times. June 1, 1979. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  2. ^ "RHODESIA RESTORED TO COLONIAL STATUS". The New York Times. December 13, 1979. Retrieved March 31, 2019.