"Unity and Freedom"
Mulungu Dalitsi Malawi
God Save Malawi
God Save the Queen
Location of the Commonwealth realm of Malawi (red)
in Southern Africa.
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The Commonwealth realm of Malawi, known officially simply as 'Malawi,',was a predecessor to the modern-day Republic of Malawi. It existed between 1964 and 1966. When British rule ended in 1964, the Nyasaland Protectorate, formerly a constituent of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, was given independence as a Commonwealth realm in which form the state existed until the proclamation of the Republic of Malawi came into existence on 6 July 1966. During the Commonwealth realm phase, the British monarch remained head of state of Malawi, and was represented in Malawi by a governor-general. The following governor-general held office in Malawi during the Commonwealth realm period:
- Sir Glyn Smallwood Jones (6 July 1964 - 6 July 1966)
- Governor-General of Malawi
- Nyasaland Protectorate
- Sir Glyn Smallwood Jones
- Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
- Cabinet Crisis of 1964
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