Vice State President of South Africa

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Vice State President of South Africa
Coat of Arms of South Africa (1932-2000).svg
Coat of Arms of South Africa
Formation 1 January 1981
First holder Alwyn Schlebusch
Final holder Alwyn Schlebusch
Abolished 14 September 1984
Succession Deputy President of South Africa

Vice State President of South Africa was a position established between 1981 and 1984. Alwyn Schlebusch was the only holder of the position.

The position was created under constitutional reforms in 1981, which abolished the Senate, and created a President's Council, chaired by the Vice State President, to advise on the drafting of a new constitution. The post was abolished when the new (1983) constitution came into effect, combining the ceremonial post of State President with that of Prime Minister, to create an executive presidency.

The executive position of Deputy President of South Africa was established in 1994.

Vice State President of South Africa, 1981–1984[edit]

# Vice State President Portrait Took office Left office State President Party
1 Alwyn Schlebusch
(1917–2007)
Alwyn Schlebusch.jpg 1 January 1981 14 September 1984 Marais Viljoen NP

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