Ian Smith declares Rhodesia a republic

02 March 1970   Zimbabwe

On this day in 1970, Prime Minister Ian Smith declared Republic of Rhodesia and Clifford Dupont was named the interim president.



Uca.edu. 2021. 46. Rhodesia/Zimbabwe (1964-present). [online] Available at: https://uca.edu/politicalscience/dadm-project/sub-saharan-africa-region/rhodesia-zimbabwe-1964-present.