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Ghana
 
Ghana, coat of arms
      Adopted 1957
 
22 Nov 1631 - 30 Apr 1707 English Gold Coast
01 May 1707               British Gold Coast
07 May 1821 - 06 Mar 1957 Crown Colony
13 Jan 1886               Gold Coast Colony
08 Feb 1951 - 06 Mar 1957 Self rule 
06 Mar 1957               Independence, Ghana
11 Nov 1958               Part of Union of Independent African States
01 Jul 1960               1st Republic of Ghana
01 Oct 1969               2nd Republic of Ghana
24 Sep 1979               3rd Republic of Ghana
07 Jan 1993               4th Republic of Ghana
 
Governor-General
24 Jun 1957 - 30 Jun 1960 William Francis Hare, Earl of Listowel . 1906-1997
Presidents
01 Jul 1960 - 24 Feb 1966 Dr Kofi Kwame Nkrumah .................. 1909-1972
Military National Liberation Council
24 Feb 1966 - 03 Sep 1969 Joseph Arthur Ankrah ................... 1915-1992
24 Feb 1966 - 17 Apr 1967 Emmanuel Kotoka ........................ 1926-1967
03 Sep 1969 - 07 Aug 1970 Presidential Commission
                          - Okatakyie Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa ..... 1936-1979
                          - John Willie Kofi Harlley
                          - Albert Kwesi Ocran
07 Aug      - 31 Aug 1970 Nii Amaa Ollennu
President
01 Sep 1970 - 13 Jan 1972 Edward A. Akufu-Addo ................... 1906-1979
National Redemption Council
13 Jan 1972 - 05 Jul 1978 Ignatius Kutu Acheampong ............... 1931-1979
05 Jul 1978 - 24 Sep 1979 Frederick William Kwasi Akuffo ......... 1937-1979
President
24 Sep 1979 - 31 Dec 1981 Dr Hilla Limann ........................ 1934-1998
Chairmen of the National Defence Council
31 Dec 1981 - 07 Jan 2001 Jeremiah John Rawlings ................. 1947-
Presidents
07 Jan 2001 - 07 Jan 2009 John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor
07 Jan 2009 - 24 Jul 2012 John Evans Fifii Atta Mills ............ 1944-2012
24 Jul 2012 -             John Dramani Mahama
 
 
Prime Ministers
21 Mar 1952 - 30 Jun 1960 Dr. Kofi Kwame Nkrumah
03 Sep 1969 - 13 Jan 1972 Kofi Abrefa Busia ...................... 1913-1978

Ashanti
 
 
c.1600 Kwaaman state founded
1896-1901 British protectorate
1901-1957 British colony
1957-     Part of Ghana
Monarchs
1570 - 1590               Oyoko, Otumfuo Nana Twum
1590 - 1600               Oyoko, Otumfuo Nana Antwi
1600 - 1630               Oyoko, Otumfuo Nana Kobia Amamfi
1630 - 1660               Oyoko, Otumfuo Nana Oti Akenten
1660 - 1675               Oyoko, Otumfuo Nana Obiri Yeboa
1675 - 1717               Oyoko, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu Opemsoo
1717 - 1720               Beretuo, Otumfuo Nana Maniampo
1720 - 1750               Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Opoko Ware Katakyie
1750 - 1764               Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Kusi Oboadum
1764                      Beretuo, Otumfuo Nana Safo Kantanka
1764 - 1777               Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Osei Kwadwo Okoawia
1777 - 1803               Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Osei Kwame
1777 - 1803               Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Osei Kwame Panyin
1803 - 1804               Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Opoku Fofie
1804 - 1807               Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu Kwame Asiba
1807 - 1824               Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Osei Bonsu
       1824 - 21 Feb 1834 Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Osei
                           Yaw Akoto
25 Aug 1834 - 27 Apr 1867 Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Kwaku
                           Dua I Panin
28 May 1867 - 1874        Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Kofi Karikari
       1874 - 08 Mar 1883 Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Mensa Bonsu
26 Apr      - 11 Jun 1884 Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Kwaku Dua II
26 Mar 1888 - 12 May 1931 Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Prempeh I
22 Jun 1931 - 27 May 1970 Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu
                           Agyeman Prempeh II
06 Jun 1970 - 25 Feb 1999 Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Opoku
                           Ware II .............................. 1919-1999
26 Apr 1999 -             Oyoko Abohyen, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II
 

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