Former sovereigns

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

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