Former Rhodesian politician John Wrathall (late) was sworn in as President of Rhodesia

14 January 1976   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 1976, the former Rhodesian politician John Wrathall (late) was sworn in as the country’s President to succeed his former Clifford Dupont (late) who had died of cancer. Wrathall was the country’s second President following the 1969 Constitution which made Rhodesia a republic and severed the remaining ties to the British Crown.



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