Lesotho: Heads of State: 1966-2016

Ruling House: baKoena; names of the kings are recorded as: personal name . praise name; for kings the title Motlotlehi, meaning Majesty or King is prefixed to the praise name; for regents the title Mofumahali, meaning Queen, is prefixed to the name.
Morêna o Moholo oa Lesotho = King of Lesotho
4 Oct 1966 - 10 Feb 1970 Constantinus Bereng Seeiso . Moshoeshoe II [1]
Tona-Kholo
10 Feb 1970 - 5 Jun 1970 Joseph Leabua Jonathan
Regent
5 Jun 1970 - 20 Nov 1970 'MaMohato Tabitha 'Masentle Lerotholi Mojela
Morêna o Moholo oa Lesotho = King of Lesotho
20 Nov 1970 - 6 Nov 1990 Constantinus Bereng Seeiso . Moshoeshoe II (x)
Regent
6 Nov 1990 - 12 Nov 1990 'MaMohato Tabitha 'Masentle Lerotholi Mojela (x)
Morêna o Moholo oa Lesotho = King of Lesotho
12 Nov 1990 - 25 Jan 1995 David Mohato Bereng Seeiso . Letsie III
25 Jan 1995 - 15 Jan 1996 Constantinus Bereng Seeiso . Moshoeshoe II (x)
Regent
15 Jan 1996 - 7 Feb 1996 'MaMohato Tabitha 'Masentle Lerotholi Mojela (x)
Morêna o Moholo oa Lesotho = King of Lesotho
7 Feb 1996 - David Mohato Bereng Seeiso . Letsie III (x)

[1] 12 Mar 1960 installed as Morêna o Moholo oa baSotho, with the newly adopted title Motlotlehi.
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