Prime Minister of South Africa

Prime Minister of South Africa

The Prime Minister of South Africa was the head of government in South Africa between 1910 and 1984.

The South African monarch was the head of state, until 1961, when the non-executive State President of South Africa assumed that role, following South Africa's departure from the Commonwealth of Nations, and the establishment of a republic.

The position of Prime Minister was abolished in 1984, when the State President was given executive powers after a new constitution was adopted.

Recently, the Inkatha Freedom Party has called for a return to Westminster-style split executive with a Prime Minister.

List of Prime Ministers

This is a list of South African Prime Ministers from 1910 to 1984, when the position was abolished.

ee also

*State President of South Africa
*President of South Africa
*Governor-General of the Union of South Africa

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