Former sovereigns

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

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