Ghana

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 Mil

24 Feb 1966 - 17 Apr 1967 Emmanuel Kotoka ........................ 1926-1967 Mil

03 Sep 1969 - 07 Aug 1970 Presidential Commission

- Okatakyie Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa ....... 1936-1979 Mil

- John Willie Kofi Harlley

- Albert Kwesi Ocran

07 Aug - 31 Aug 1970 Nii Amaa Ollennu ....................... 1906-1986 Mil

(acting)

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 Mil

05 Jul 1978 - 24 Sep 1979 Frederick William Kwasi Akuffo ......... 1937-1979 Mil

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- Mil

Presidents

07 Jan 2001 - 07 Jan 2009 John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor ............... 1938-

07 Jan 2009 - 24 Jul 2012 John Evans Fifii Atta Mills ............ 1944-2012

24 Jul 2012 - 07 Jan 2017 John Dramani Mahama .................... 1958-

07 Jan 2017 - Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo ............ 1944-

Prime Ministers

21 Mar 1952 - 30 Jun 1960 Dr. Kofi Kwame Nkrumah ................. s.a

03 Sep 1969 - 13 Jan 1972 Kofi Abrefa Busia ...................... 1913-1978

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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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