Signatories of Rhodesia's Unilateral Declaration of Independence

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The Unilateral Declaration of Independence of Rhodesia from the United Kingdom was signed by 12 ministers of the Rhodesian Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Ian Smith, on 11 November 1965. Four junior members of the Cabinet—two ministers without portfolio, the chief whip and the deputy minister of information—did not sign, but were son in the official photograph.[1]


The 12 signatories were:[1]

Four junior members of the Cabinet did not sign, but were included in the official photograph:[1]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c White 1978, p. 45
  • White, Matthew C. (1978). Smith of Rhodesia: A Pictorial Biography. Cape Town: Don Nelson. ISBN 978-0909238360.