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Can you name the country by the description of a change to its national anthem?

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Anthem ChangeCountryYear
Replace 'Partant pour la Syrie' with 'La Marseillaise'1879
Replace the monarchy's 'O Hino da Carta' with the current anthem1911
Establish 'İstiklâl Marşı' as the official anthem to promote national unity1921
Adopt 'The Star-Spangled Banner' as the official anthem1931
Following coup, replace the royal anthem with 'Phleng Chat'1939
Replace 'Horst Wessel Lied' with 'Land der Berge, Land am Strome'1946
Confirm 'Das Deutschlandlied' as the official anthem1952
Replace 'King', 'him', and 'his' with 'Queen', 'she', and 'her' in anthem1952
Restore the original lyrics of 'March of the Volunteers'1982
Remove third verse of 'Canción Nacional', which lauds the military, after fall of dictatorship1990
Combine parts of former anthem with parts of 'Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika' to form a five-language anthem1997
Alter former anthem's lyrics by removing mentions of Lenin and Communism2000
Formally adopt 'Hatikvah' as national anthem2004
Adopt pashto-language 'Milli Surood' as national anthem with new constitution2006
Readopt the current anthem to replace 'Allahu Akbar'2011

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