Presidents of the African National Congress

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The ANC has had thirteen presidents since its inception in 1913.

  • 1912 - 1917 J L Dube (Dr)
  • 1917 - 1924 S M Makgatho
  • 1924 - 1927 Z R Mahabane (lst term)
  • 1927 - 1930 J T Gumede
  • 1930 - 1936 Pixley ka Isaka Seme (Dr)
  • 1937 - 1940 Z R Mahabane (2nd term)
  • 1940 - 1949 A B Xuma (Dr)
  • 1949 - 1952 J S Moroka (Dr)
  • 1952 - 1967 Chief A J Lutuli
  • 1967 - 1991 O R Tambo
  • 1991 - 1997 N R Mandela
  • 1997 - 2007 T M Mbeki
  • 2007 - J Zuma