Historical countries that no longer exist

Independent states (including unrecognized states) that existed in modern times
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One of two countries that united and became Romania in 1881 (1330-1859)
Wallachia
One of two countries that united and became Romania in 1881 (1346-1859)
Moldavia
This US state was at first an independent country (1836-46)
Republic of Texas
The southern states that broke away from the USA (1861-65)
Confederate States of America
German kingdom that created Germany in 1871 (1701-1918, was still a kingdom within the empire)
Prussia
One of two Boer republics that was conquered by the British to later form South Africa in 1910 (1854-1902)
Orange Free State
One of two Boer republics that was conquered by the British to later form South Africa in 1910 (1852-1902)
Transvaal (formally South African Republic)
Union of an empire and a kingdom, also known as The Dual Monarchy (1867-1918)
Austria-Hungary
Dissolved into Turkey and many countries in the Middle East and North Africa (ca. 1299-1922)
Ottoman Empire
Japanese puppet state located in Northeast China (1932-45)
Manchukuo
De-facto independent of China (1912-51) [has had a government in exile in India since 1959]
Tibet
Short-lived union between Egypt and Syria under the Egyptian president Nasser (1958-61)
United Arab Republic
Short-lived separatist state in the Congo (1960-63)
Katanga
Short-lived separatist state in the Congo (1960-62)
South Kasai
One of two countries that merged to form Tanzania (1961-64)
Tanganyika
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One of two countries (itself an island) that merged to form Tanzania (1856-1964)
Zanzibar
Successor state from the Ottoman Empire located south of Saudi Arabia (1918-70)
Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen
Short-lived separatist state in Nigeria (1967-70)
Biafra
Former name of United Arab Emirates as a British protectorate (1820-1971)
Trucial States
Anti-communist state, abolished when conquered (1955-75)
South Vietnam (Republic of Vietnam)
Preceded Zimbabwe (1965-79)
Rhodesia
Founded in a rebellion and overthrew the Yemeni monarchy in 1970 (1962-90)
North Yemen (Yemen Arab Republic)
Communist state, succeeded British colony of Aden, one of two countries that merged into one (1967-90)
South Yemen (People's Democratic Republic of Yemen)
Communist state, abolished in peaceful reunification (1949-90)
East Germany (German Democratic Republic)
Dissolved into 15 countries including Russia and countries in Central Asia, the Caucasus and Eastern Europe (1922-91)
Soviet Union (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
Dissolved to form several countries in the Balkans, including Croatia, Bosnia and Serbia (1918/29-92)
Yugoslavia
One of the Austro-Hungarian successor states, dissolved peacefully into two states (1918-92)
Czechoslovakia
Congo during the dictatorship of Mobutu (1971-1997)
Zaire
Unsuccessful separatist state in Russia (1991-2000)
Chechnya (Chechen Republic of Ichkeria)
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