Africa: Rulers

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

Congo: Rulers

  • Theophile Theodore Joseph Antoine Baron Wahis, governor-general of the Belgian Congo (1900?12)
  • Felix Alexandre Fuch, governor-general of the Belgian Congo (1912?16)
  • Eugene Joseph Marie Henry, governor-general of the Belgian Congo (1916?21)
  • Maurice Eugene Auguste Lippens, governor-general of the Belgian Congo (1921?23)
  • Martin Joseph Marie Ren Rutten, governor-general of the Belgian Congo (1923?27)
  • Auguste Constant Tilkens, governor-general of the Belgian Congo (1927?34)
  • Pierre Marie Joseph Ryckmans, governor-general of the Belgian Congo (1934?46)
  • Eugne Jacques Pierre Louis Jungers, governor-general of the Belgian Congo (1946?51)
  • Lon Antoine Marie Petillon, governor-general of the Belgian Congo (1951?58)
  • Henri Arthur Adolf Marie Christopher Cornelis, governor-general of the Belgian Congo (1958?60)
  • Patrice Emergy Lumumba, prime minister of the Republic of the Congo (1960)
  • Moise Tshombe, president of Katanga (1960?61), prime minister of the Republic of the Congo (1964?65)
  • Joseph Kasavubu, president of the Republic of the Congo (1960?65)
  • Denis Sassou Nguesso, president of the Republic of the Congo (1979?92; 1997?)
  • Mobutu Sese Seko, president of Zare (1965?97)
  • Laurent Kabila, president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (1997?2001)
  • Joseph Kabila, son of Laurent, president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2001?)

Morocco: Rulers

  • Yakub I, ruler of Morocco (1184?99) and Moorish Spain.
  • Ismail, sultan of Morocco (1672?1727)
  • Abd ar-Rahman, sultan of Morocco (1822?59)
  • Hassan, sultan of Morocco (1873?94)
  • Abd al-Aziz IV, sultan of Morocco (1894?1908)
  • Abd al-Hafiz, sultan of Morocco (1908?12)
  • Yusuf, sultan of Morocco (1912?27)
  • Muhammad V, sultan of Morocco (1927?53, 1955?57), king of Morocco (1957?61)
  • Muhammad VI, sultan of Morocco (1953?55)
  • Council of Throne Guardians (1955)
  • Hassan II, king of Morocco (1961?1999)
  • Muhammad VI, king of Morocco (1999?)

South Africa: Rulers

  • Sir John Henry Brand, South African politician, president of the Orange Free State (1864?71)
  • Stephanus Johannes Paulus Krger, president of Transvaal (1883?1902)
  • Martinus Theunis Steyn, last president (1896?1900) of the Orange Free State
  • Hamilton John Goold-Adams, governor of the Orange Free State (1901?02, 1907?10)
  • Sir Alfred Milner, governor of Cape Colony (1897?1901), governor of Orange River Colony, Orange Free State (1902?05), governor of Transvaal (1902)
  • Sir John Gordon Sprigg, premier of Cape Colony (1900?04)
  • Sir Walter Francis Hely-Hutchinson, governor of Natal (1893?1901), governor of Cape Colony (1901?09)
  • Sir Henry Edward McCallum, governor of Natal (1901?07)
  • Leander Starr Jameson, premier of Cape Colony (1904?08)
  • William Waldegrave Palmer, Earl of Selborne, governor of the Orange Free State (1905?07), governor of Transvaal (1906?10)
  • Sir Matthew Nathan, governor of Natal (1907?10)
  • John Xavier Merriman, premier of Cape Colony (1908?10)
  • Paul Sandford, Baron Methuen of Corsham, governor of Natal (1910)
  • Herbert John Gladstone, Viscount Gladstone, governor-general of South Africa (1910?14)
  • Louis Botha, prime minister of South Africa (1910?19)
  • Sydney Charles Buxton, Viscount Buxton, governor-general of South Africa (1914?20)
  • Jan Christian Smuts, prime minister of South Africa (1919?24, 1939?48
  • Arthur Frederick Patrick Albert, Duke of Connaught, governor-general of South Africa (1920?24)
  • Alexander, Earl of Athlone, governor-general of South Africa (1924?31)
  • James Hertzog, prime minister of South Africa (1924?39)
  • George Herbert Hyde Villiers, Earl of Clarendon, governor-general of South Africa (1931?37)
  • Sir Patrick Duncan, governor-general of South Africa (1937?43)
  • Nicolaas Jacobus de Wet, acting governor-general of South Africa (1943?46)
  • Gideon Brand van Zyl, governor-general of South Africa (1946?51)
  • Daniel F. Malan, prime minister of South Africa, (1948?54)
  • Ernest George Jansen, governor-general of South Africa (1951?59)
  • Johannes G. Strijdom, prime minister of South Africa (1954?58)
  • Charles Robberts Swart, governor-general of South Africa (1959?61), president of South Africa (1961?67)
  • Hendrik F. Verwoerd, prime minister of South Africa (1958?66)
  • Jozua Franois Naud, acting president of South Africa (1967?68)
  • Jacobus Johannes Fouch, president of South Africa (1968?75)
  • Nicolaas J. Diederichs, president of South Africa (1975?78)
  • Marais Viljoen, president of South Africa (1978, 1979?84)
  • B. J. Vorster, prime minister of South Africa (1966?78), governor-general of South Africa (1978?79)
  • Pieter Willem Botha, prime minister of South Africa (1978?84), governor-general of South Africa (1984?89)
  • J. Christian Heunis, acting president of South Africa (1989)
  • Frederik Willem de Klerk, South African president (1989?94)
  • Nelson Mandela, South African president (1994?1999)
  • Thabo Mbeki, South African president (1999?2008)
  • Kgalema Motlanthe, South African president (2008?2009)
  • Jacob Zuma, South African president (2009?)

Selected Rulers from Other African Nations

(alphabetical by last name)


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