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

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