World Leaders

Main

South Africa

Louis Botha

31 May 1910 - 27 August 1919

South African Party

Jan Smuts

3 September 1919 - 30 June 1924

South African Party

James Hertzog

30 June 1924 - 1934

National Party

James Hertzog

1934 - 5 September 1939

United Party

Jan Smuts

5 September 1939 - 4 June 1948

United Party

Daniel Malan

4 June 1948 - 30 November 1954

National Party

Johannes Strijdom

30 November 1954 - 24 August 1958

National Party

Hendrik Verwoed

2 September 1958 - 6 September 1966

National Party

Balthazar Vorster

13 September 1966 - 2 October 1978

National Party

Pieter Botha

9 October 1978 - 15 August 1989

National Party

Frederik de Klerk

15 August 1989 - 10 May 1994

National Party

Nelson Mandela

10 May 1994 - 16 June 1999

African National Congress

Thabo Mbeki

16 June 1999 - 24 September 2008

African National Congress

Kgalema Motlanthe

25 September 2008 - 9 May 2009

African National Congress

Jacob Zuma

9 May 2009 - 17 December 2012

African National Congress

Zimbabwe

Charles Coghlan

1 October 1923 - 28 August 1927

Rhodesia Party

Howard Moffat

2 September 1927 - 5 July 1933

Rhodesia Party

George Mitchell

5 July 1933 - 12 September 1933

Rhodesia Party

Godfrey Huggins

12 September 1933 - 1934

Reform Party

Godfrey Huggins

1934 - 7 September 1953

United Party