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CountryFormer possessorYear
Sri Lanka1948
Guyana1966
Ecuador1830
Trinidad and Tobago1962
Lesotho1966
Serbia2006
New Zealand1907/1947
Venezuela1830
Mozambique1975
Uganda1962
United Arab Emirates1971
Guinea1958
Burundi1962
Uzbekistan1991
Azerbaijan1991
Tanzania1961/1964
Costa Rica1838
Eritrea1993
Myanmar1948
Equatorial Guinea1968
Somalia1960
South Korea1948
Iraq1932
Antigua and Barbuda1981
Saint Kitts and Nevis1983
Slovenia1991
Laos1949
Mongolia1911/1921
India1947
Iceland1944
Morocco1956
Turkmenistan1991
Kazakhstan1991
Ireland1919/1922
Ukraine1991
Malta1964
Gabon1960
Vietnam1953
Vatican City1929
Malaysia1957/1963
Qatar1971
Rwanda1962
Guatemala1838
Kuwait1961
Gambia1965
Togo1960
Finland1917
São Tomé and Príncipe1975
Colombia1810
Papua New Guinea1975
Maldives1965
Libya1951
Barbados1966
Belize1981
CountryFormer possessorYear
Djibouti1977
South Africa1910/1931
Dominican Republic1821/1844/1865
Niger1960
Kosovo2008
Kenya1963
Jordan1946
North Korea1948
Slovakia1993
Botswana1966
Mali1960
Portugal1139
Panama1903
Côte d'Ivoire1960
Bahamas1973
Burkina Faso1960
Tuvalu1978
Syria1944
Georgia1991
Philippines1946
Palau1994
Cuba1902
Estonia1918/1991
Cameroon1960/1961
Belarus1991
Bosnia and Herzegovina1992
Lebanon1943
Chile1810
Fiji1970
Bahrain1971
Romania1878
Haiti1804
Egypt1922
Armenia1991
Croatia1991
Central African Republic1960
Madagascar1964
Brunei1984
Samoa1962
Czech Republic1993
Australia1901/1942
Peru1821
Angola1975
Lithuania1918/1990/1991
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines1979
Algeria1962
Greece1821
Honduras1838
Kiribati1979
Cambodia1953
Macedonia1991
Mexico1810
Comoros1975
Dominica1978
CountryFormer possessorYear
Nauru1968
Malawi1964
Paraguay1811
Cape Verde1975
Bangladesh1971
Seychelles1976
Indonesia1945
Saint Lucia1979
Republic of the Congo1960
Bulgaria1878
Belgium1830
Brazil1822
Solomon Islands1978
Guinea-Bissau1973
Tunisia1956
Sierra Leone1961
El Salvador1838
Chad1960
Timor-Leste2002
Canada1867/1931
Democratic Republic of the Congo1960
Montenegro2006
Singapore1965
Cyprus1960
Nicaragua1838
Swaziland1968
Senegal1960
Tonga1970
Argentina1816
Israel1948
Pakistan1947
Moldova1991
Mauritius1964
Namibia1990
Mauritania1960
Suriname1975
Latvia1918/1990/1991
Ghana1957
United States1776
Benin1960
Zimbabwe1980
Marshall Islands1986
Albania1912
Jamaica1962
Bolivia1825
Sudan1956
Luxembourg1815/1867/1890
Grenada1974
Zambia1964
Yemen1918/1967/1990
Nigeria1960
Uruguay1825/1828
Vanuatu1980
Micronesia1986

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