While the laws surrounding prime minister duties vary between countries, these responsibilities are often based on the British system. Prime ministers are the head of state and determine government business and cabinet a... More »

According to South African History Online, there is no prime minister of South Africa. The post of prime minister was abolished in South Africa in 1984. More »

Neville Chamberlain was prime minister of the United Kingdom before Winston Churchill. Chamberlain took office on May 28, 1937, and his tenure was ended on May 10, 1940. More »

Brazil does not have a prime minister. The head of state in Brazil is the president, who is elected every four years by majority. As of the October 2010 general election, the role is held by Dilma Rousseff, the first wom... More »

The United Kingdom, Israel, New Zealand and Saudi Arabia are among countries that have uncodified constitutions as of October 2014, which means that laws are written in these countries, but they are not necessarily defin... More »

Japan has a parliamentary government headed by a prime minister and a constitutional monarchy headed by the emperor. Like the United States government, the government of Japan has three branches: executive, judicial and ... More »

According to the University of Texas at Arlington, U.S. citizens study government to become informed voters, to understand their Constitutional rights, to know their responsibilities under the law and to think about how ... More »