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2003-MAY-17


Polity Timeline

ZIMBABWE



































































Flag or logo changes:

1900-01-01:

Protectorates of SOUTH ZAMBESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTH ZAMBESIA

1923-10-01:

British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1925-04-18:

British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1925-05-01:

British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1927-04-01:

British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1953-09-07:

SOUTHERN RHODESIA Colony  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1964-01-01:

Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1964-04-08:

Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1968-11-11:

Independent State of RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   RHODESIA

1979-09-02:

Republic of ZIMBABWE-RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   ZIMBABWE-RHODESIA

1979-12-12:

Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1980-04-18:

State of ZIMBABWE  (Harare)   -   ZIMBABWE



































Emblem or Symbol changes:

1900-01-01:

Protectorates of SOUTH ZAMBESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTH ZAMBESIA

1923-10-01:

British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1924-08-11:

British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1925-04-18:

British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1953-08-01:

SOUTHERN RHODESIA Colony  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1964-04-08:

Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -   SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1981-09-21:

State of ZIMBABWE  (Harare)   -   ZIMBABWE




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA +

UNITED KINGDOM +

1925-04-18:

UNITED KINGDOM

1953-08-01:

RHODESIA AND NYASALAND +

UNITED KINGDOM +

1964-01-01:

UNITED KINGDOM

1965-11-11:

UNITED KINGDOM +

RHODESIA +

1979-12-12:

UNITED KINGDOM

1980-04-17:

ZIMBABWE

2013-07-16:

SOUTHERN AFRICA +

ZIMBABWE +

2013-08-05:

ZIMBABWE





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Salisbury

1980-04-18:

  Harare





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  SOUTH ZAMBESIA

1901-01-24:

  SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1964-10-24:

  RHODESIA

1979-06-01:

  ZIMBABWE-RHODESIA

1979-12-12:

  SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1980-04-17:

  ZIMBABWE





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

Protectorates of SOUTH ZAMBESIA

1901-01-24:

Protectorate of SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1923-09-21:

British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1953-08-01:

SOUTHERN RHODESIA Colony

1964-01-01:

Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1964-10-24:

Colony of RHODESIA

1965-11-11:

Independent State of RHODESIA

1970-03-02:

Republic of RHODESIA

1979-06-01:

Republic of ZIMBABWE-RHODESIA

1979-12-12:

Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1980-04-17:

State of ZIMBABWE

1991-04-17:

Republic of ZIMBABWE

2013-05-22:

State of ZIMBABWE

2013-07-16:

State of ZIMBABWE [SADC Electoral Observer Mission : SEOM]

2013-08-05:

State of ZIMBABWE

2017-11-21:

Republic of ZIMBABWE





































Ruler changes:

1965-11-11:

Independent State of RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -    UK
         (UK)

1965-11-17:

Independent State of RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -    Clifford Dupont
         (Clifford Walter Dupont)

1970-03-02:

Republic of RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -    President Clifford Dupont
         (President Clifford Walter Dupont)

1975-12-31:

Republic of RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -    Henry Everard
         (Henry Breedon Everard)

1976-01-14:

Republic of RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -    President John Wrathall
         (President John James Wrathall)

1978-08-31:

Republic of RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -    Henry Everard
         (Henry Breedon Everard)

1978-11-01:

Republic of RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -    Jack William Pithey
         (Jack William Pithey)

1979-03-05:

Republic of RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -    Henry Everard
         (Henry Breedon Everard)

1979-06-01:

Republic of ZIMBABWE-RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -    Josiah Zion Gumede
         (Josiah Zion Gumede)

1979-09-02:

Republic of ZIMBABWE-RHODESIA  (Salisbury)   -    President Josiah Zion Gumede
         (President Josiah Zion Gumede)

1980-04-17:

State of ZIMBABWE  (Salisbury)   -    UK
         (UK)

1980-04-18:

State of ZIMBABWE  (Harare)   -    President Canaan Banana
         (President Canaan Sodindo Banana)

1987-12-31:

State of ZIMBABWE  (Harare)   -    President Robert Mugabe
         (President Robert Gabriel Mugabe)

2017-11-21:

Republic of ZIMBABWE  (Harare)   -    Phelekezela Mphoko
         (Report Phelekezela Mphoko)

2017-11-24:

Republic of ZIMBABWE  (Harare)   -    President Emmerson Mnangagwa
         (President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa)





































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