The Deputy President of South Africa is the deputy head of government of South Africa. They are a member of the Cabinet; the Deputy President is constitutionally required to "assist the President in the execution of the functions of government", may be assigned any government portfolio by presidential proclamation. The Deputy President performs the duties of the President of South Africa when the President is outside the country's borders, unable to fulfill the duties of the office, or when the Presidency is vacant. Under the interim constitution, there was a Government of National Unity, in which a member of parliament from the largest opposition party was entitled to a position as deputy president. Along with Mbeki, the previous State President, F. W. de Klerk served as Deputy President in his capacity as the leader of the National Party the second-largest party in the new Parliament. De Klerk resigned and went into opposition with his party. A voluntary coalition government continues to exist under the new constitution, although there have been no appointments of opposition politicians to the post of deputy president.
The official living residences of the Deputy President are Oliver Tambo House in Pretoria, Highstead in Cape Town and Dr John L Dube House in Durban. The Deputy President's term of office is not fixed by law; the Deputy President's term begins when he or she is appointed by the President from amongst members of the National Assembly and takes a prescribed oath. The Deputy President's term is ended by one of four constitutional mechanisms: dismissal by the President, a successful'motion of no confidence in the President' by the National Assembly, a successful'motion of no confidence excluding the President' by the National Assembly, or a newly elected President's assumption of office. A statement of resignation would be sufficient to end a Deputy President's term of office. Depending on the extent of any informal roles and functions of the Deputy President depend on the specific relationship between the president and deputy president, but the roles include tasks like: Spokesperson for the administration policies Adviser to the president.
Simone Brentana was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active in Verona. He became orphaned by age nine. After a prolonged desultory education in various fields including music, he trained as a painter in Venice with Pietro Negri, frequenting the Accademia di Belle Arti, moving in 1685 to Verona, where most of his paintings are located. Among his pupils were Antonio Baroni, Michelangelo Spada, Tommaso Dossi, Antonio Elenetti, Giovanni Battista Marcola, Lodovico Buffetti. Zannandreis, Diego. Giuseppe Biadego. Le vite scultori e architetti veronesi. Stabilimento Tipo-Litografico G. Franchini, Verona. Pp. 300–302. Ticozzi, Stefano. Dizionario degli architetti, pittori, intagliatori in rame ed in pietra, coniatori di medaglie, niellatori, intarsiatori d’ogni etá e d’ogni nazione'. Gaetano Schiepatti. P. 216