History Quiz / Modern Countries Independence

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Can you name the countries from whom independence was obtained?

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Modern Country/Dates of IndependencePredecessor CountriesPrevious Status
Saint Kitts and Nevis (Saint Christopher and Nevis) (1983)
Burkina Faso (1960)
Jamaica (1962)
Armenia (1991)
Mexico (1810)
Hungary (1918-1920)
New Zealand (1907-1986)
Zimbabwe (1980)
Azerbaijan (1991)
Iceland (1918)
Finland (1917)
Argentina (1810)
Bangladesh (1971)
Kazakhstan (1991)
Madagascar (1960)
Haiti (1934-1935)
Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) (1960)
Bahamas, The (1973)
Mauritania (1960)
Liechtenstein (1805-1806)
Slovenia (1991)
Senegal (1960)
Spain (1516-1715)
Romania (1877-1878)
Peru (1821-1879)
Saint Lucia (1979)
Nigeria (1960)
Bhutan (1947)
Thailand (1584-1593)
Palestine (1988-2012)
Tajikistan (1991)
Taiwan (Republic of China) (1945)
Belgium (1830)
Ethiopia (1941)
Korea, Republic of (South Korea) (1948)
Ireland (1937-1949)
Macedonia (1991)
Latvia (1991)
Japan (1945-1947)
Comoros (1975)
Togo (1960)
Montenegro (2006)
Uzbekistan (1991)
Marshall Islands (1986)
Lesotho (1966)
Kosovo (2008)
Netherlands (1813-1815)
Mali (1960)
Ecuador (1830)
Lithuania (1990-1991)
Trinidad and Tobago (1962)
Philippines (1946)
Ukraine (1991)
Turkmenistan (1991)
Malawi (1964)
Vietnam (1976)
Seychelles (1976)
Libya (1947-1951)
Serbia (2006)
Chad (1960)
Papua New Guinea (1975)
Cuba (1902-1904)
Solomon Islands (1978)
Gabon (1960)
Mongolia (1921)
China (1271)
Dominican Republic (1924)
Australia (1901-1986)
Kenya (1963)
Tunisia (1956)
Sri Lanka (1948)
Saudi Arabia (1932)
Norway (1905)
Costa Rica (1838)
Central African Republic (1960)
Poland (1917-1921)
Djibouti (1977)
France (884)
Kyrgyzstan (1991)
Iraq (1932)
Cyprus (1960)
Ghana (1957)
Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992)
Burundi (1962)
Afghanistan (1919)
Panama (1939)
San Marino (301-1631)
Maldives (1965)
Namibia (1991)
Tanzania (1964)
Germany (1949)
Qatar (1971)
Cameroon (1960)
Moldova (1990-1991)
Venezuela (1830)
Somalia (1960)
Oman (1971)
São Tomé and Príncipe (1975)
Colombia (1810)
Modern Country/Dates of IndependencePredecessor CountriesPrevious Status
India (1948)
Belarus (1991)
Belize (1981)
Nepal (1923)
Albania (1944)
Liberia (1847)
Guinea-Bissau (1974)
Morocco (1956-1958)
Greece (1821-1830)
Bulgaria (1908)
El Salvador (1898)
Mauritius (1968)
Brazil (1822)
Korea, Democratic Republic of (North Korea) (1948)
Micronesia (1986)
Eritrea (1991)
Yemen (1990)
Pakistan (1947)
South Africa (1931-1961)
Vanuatu (1980)
Canada (1867-1982)
Palau (1994)
Dominica (1978)
Laos (1953-1954)
Austria (1955)
Paraguay (1811-1845)
Russia (1990)
Malta (1964)
Equatorial Guinea (1968)
Guatemala (1839)
Samoa (1962)
Israel (1948)
Vatican City (Holy See) (1929)
Cambodia (1953)
Georgia (1991)
Estonia (1991)
Czechia (Czech Republic) (1993)
Fiji (1970)
Barbados (1966)
Zambia (1964)
Portugal (1640)
Lebanon (1941-1943)
Sierra Leone (1961)
Singapore (1965)
Bahrain (1971)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Guyana (1966)
Bolivia (1825)
Turkey (1922-1923)
Suriname (1975)
Burma (Myanmar) (1948)
Honduras (1925)
Grenada (1974)
Tuvalu (1976)
Chile (1818)
Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) (1975)
Uganda (1962)
Algeria (1962)
Syria (1961)
Uruguay (1825-1828)
Gambia, The (1965)
Slovakia (1993)
Brunei (1984)
United States (1776-1783)
Sweden (1905)
Antigua and Barbuda (1981)
Egypt (1961)
Indonesia (1945-1949)
Swaziland (1968)
Guinea (1958)
Rwanda (1962)
East Timor (Timor-Leste) (2002)
United Arab Emirates (1971)
Kuwait (1991)
Congo, Republic of the (1960)
United Kingdom (1707)
Jordan (1946)
Angola (1975)
Switzerland (1648)
Kiribati (1979)
Andorra (1814)
South Sudan (2011)
Denmark (1814)
Croatia (1991)
Malaysia (1957)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the (1960)
Luxembourg (1839)
Sudan (1956)
Monaco (1861)
Nicaragua (1933)
Nauru (1968)
Niger (1960)
Benin (1958)
Botswana (1966)
Iran (1921)
Italy (1861)
Mozambique (1975)
Tonga (1970)

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