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Zimbabwe
 
Zimbabwe, coat of arms
      Adopted 1980
 
1000-1690                 Great Zimbabwe
1838                      amaNdebele Kingdom Founded
11 Feb 1888 - 24 Jan 1901 British protectorate of Zambesia
24 Jan 1901 - 24 Oct 1964 Southern Rhodesia
21 Sep 1923 - 11 Nov 1965 British colony of Southern Rhodesia
01 Aug 1953 - 31 Dec 1963 Part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland
11 Nov 1965               Independence declared (not recognised)
11 Nov 1965 - 31 May 1979 Rhodesia (see below)
01 Jun      - 12 Dec 1979 Zimbabwe-Rhodesia (interim state)
12 Dec 1979 - 17 Apr 1980 Return to colonial status
17 Apr 1980               Indepencence from UK
17 Apr 1991 -             Republic of Zimbabwe
 
Munhumutapa Empire of Great Zimbabwe
1430-1450 Nyatsimba Mutota I
1450-1480 Matope Nyanhehwe Nebedza
1480      Mavura Maobwe
1480-1490 Mukombero Nyahuma
1490-1494 Changamire
1494-1530 Kakuyo Komunyaka
1530-1550 Neshangwe Munembire
1550-1560 Chivere Nyasoro
1560-1589 Chisamharu Negomo Mupuzangutu
1589-1623 Gatsi Rusere
1623-1629 Nyambo Kapararidze
1629-1652 Mavura Mhande
1652-1663 Siri Kazurukamusapa
1663-1690 Kamharapasu Mukombwe
1803-1804 Cangara II
1804-1806 Mutiwapangome I
1806      Mutiwaora
1806-1807 Cipfumba
1807-1828 Nysaoro
1828-1830 Kandeya II
1830-1849 Dzeka I
1849-1868 Kataruza
1868-1870 Kandeya III
1870-1887 Dzuda I
1887-1902 Cioko Dambamupute
 
Moyo vaRozwi Empire
1690-1695 Changamire Dombo
1700-1710 Changamire Negamo
1788-1825 Chamgamire Chirisamaru I
1825-1828 Changamire Basvi
1828-1831 Changemire Chirisamaru II
1831-1838 Chamgemire Tohwechipi
amaNdebele Kingdom
       1821 - 09 Sep 1868 Mzilikazi ka Mthsobana Khumalo
1838 - 1839               Nkulumane ka Mzilikazi Khumalo
                          (acting King)
09 Sep 1868 - 24 Jan 1870 Mncumbathe ka Mzingeli Khumalo
24 Jan 1870 -    Feb 1894 Jando Lopengula ka Mzilikazi Khumalo
       1894 - 15 Jun 1896 Mlugulu Khumalo
                          (Regent)
   Nov 1894 -    Dec 1895 Nyamanda ka Lopengula Khumalo
 
Presidents
18 Apr 1980 - 31 Dec 1987 Canaam Sodindo Banana ................. 1936-2003
01 Jan 1988 -             Robert Gabriel Mugabe ................. 1924-
Prime Ministers
18 Apr 1980 - 31 Dec 1987 Robert Gabriel Mugabe
01 Jan 1988 - 11 Feb 2009 Post Abolished
11 Feb 2009 - 11 Sep 2013 Morgan Richard Tsvangirai ............. 1952-
11 Sep 2013 -             Post Abolished
 

Rhodesia
 
Rhodesia (Southern Rhodesia), coat of arms (1924)
       1924-1979
 
01 Oct 1923 - 11 Nov 1965 Southern Rhodesia
01 Aug 1953 - 31 Dec 1963 Part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland
11 Nov 1965 - 02 Mar 1970 Unilateral decloration of independence as Rhodesia (not recognised)
02 Mar 1970 - 31 May 1979 Republic of Rhodesia (not recognised)
01 Jun      - 12 Dec 1979 Zimbabwe-Rhodesia (interim state)
12 Dec 1979               Return to colonial status
 
Head of State
17 Nov 1965 - 02 Mar 1970 Clifford Walter Dupont ................ 1965-1978
Presidents
02 Mar 1970 - 31 Dec 1975 Clifford Walter Dupont
01 Jan      - 14 Jan 1976 Henry Brendon Everard ................. 1897-1980
14 Jan 1976 - 22 Aug 1978 John James Wrathall ................... 1913-1978
22 Aug      - 01 Nov 1978 Henry Brendon Everard (2nd Time)
01 Nov 1978 - 05 Mar 1979 Jack William Pithey ................... 1903-1987
05 Mar      - 31 May 1979 Henry Brendon Everard (3rd Time)
01 Jun      - 12 Dec 1979 Josiah Zion Gumede .................... 1919-1989
 
Prime Ministers
01 Oct 1923 - 28 Aug 1927 Sir Charles Patrick John Goghlan ...... 1863-1927
28 Aug 1927 - 05 Jul 1933 Howard Unwin Moffat ................... 1869-1951
05 Jul      - 12 Sep 1933 George Mitchell ....................... 1867-1937
12 Sep 1933 - 07 Sep 1953 Godfrey Martin Huggins ................ 1883-1971
07 Sep 1953 - 17 Feb 1958 R.S Garfield Todd ..................... 1908-2002
17 Feb 1958 - 17 Dec 1962 Sir Edgar Cuthbert Fremantle Whitehead  1905-1971
17 Dec 1962 - 13 Apr 1964 Sir Winston Joseph Field .............. 1904-1969
13 Apr 1964 - 31 May 1979 Ian Douglas Smith ..................... 1919-2007
01 Jun      - 11 Dec 1979 Abel Tendekayi Muzorewa ............... 1925-2010

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