South African Republic (Transvaal): Commandants-Generaal: 1848-1858

Commandant Generaal
20 Jun 1848 - 20 Sep 1849 Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius
20 Sep 1849 - 16 Oct 1850 office abolished
16 Oct 1850 - 15 Jan 1851 Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius (x)
Lydenburg
15 Jan 1851 - 17 Dec 1856 Willem François Joubert [1]
Marico
15 Jan 1851 - ? Apr 1852 Johan Adam Enslin [1]
Potchefstroom-Rustenburg
15 Jan 1851 - 23 Jul 1853 Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius (x) [1]
23 Jul 1853 - 9 Aug 1853 office vacant
9 Aug 1853 - 6 Jan 1857 Marthinus Wessel Pretorius
Zoutpansberg
15 Jan 1851 - 16 Dec 1852 Andries Hendrik Potgieter [1]
16 Dec 1852 - 17 Mar 1853 office vacant
17 Mar 1853 - 6 Nov 1854 Pieter Johannes Potgieter
6 Nov 1854 - 4 Jun 1855 office vacant
4 Jun 1855 - 18 Feb 1858 Stephanus Schoeman [2]

[1] Appointed by the resolution of the Volksraad of 15 Jan 1851, providing for the replacement of the office of Commandant Generaal with four regional Commandants Generaal for Lydenburg, Marico, Potschefstroom-Rustenburg (originally for Magaliesberg) and Zoutpansberg [Notule van die Volksraad, 2:4, Art. 3]
[2] Continues to 17 Apr 1862 as Commandant Generaal for the whole Republic, then in rebellion.
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