Countries Named After People

Try to guess the countries which are named after people.
Source: Wikipedia
Some of the people are mythological.
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Last updated: May 5, 2020
First submittedApril 7, 2020
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ABC Order
Person
Country
1
Hayk
Armenia
2
Bung
Bangladesh
3
Rus
Belarus
4
Simón Bolívar
Bolivia
5
Sage Kambu Swayambhuva
Cambodia
6
Emperor Qin
China
7
Christopher Columbus
Colombia
8
Čech
Czech Republic
9
King Dan
Denmark
10
Thoth
Djibouti
11
Saint Dominic
Dominican Republic
12
Jesus
El Salvador
13
King Mswati II
Eswatini
14
Hunor and Magor
Hungary
15
King Bharata of Mahabharata or Bharata Chakravartin
India
16
Ériu
Ireland
17
Jacob
Israel
18
Hashim ibn Abd Manaf
Jordan
19
Thomas Gilbert
Kiribati
20
Princely Family of Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
21
John Marshall
Marshall Islands
22
Maurice, Prince of Orange
Mauritius
ABC Order
Person
Country
23
Mussa Bin Bique
Mozambique
24
Nicarao
Nicaragua
25
Nór
Norway
26
Birú
Peru
27
King Philip II of Spain
Philippines
28
Lech
Poland
29
Romulus
Romania
30
Rus
Russia
31
Saint Christopher
Saint Kitts and Nevis
32
Saint Lucy
Saint Lucia
33
Saint Vincent of Saragossa
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
34
Saint Marinus
San Marino
35
Saint Thomas and Prince of Portugal
São Tomé and Principe
36
Muhammad bin Saud
Saudi Arabia
37
Jean Moreau de Séchelles
Seychelles
38
King Solomon of Israel and Judah
Solomon Islands
39
Amerigo Vespucci
United States
40
Öz Beg Khan
Uzbekistan
41
Simón Bolívar
Venezuela
42
Cecil Rhodes
Zimbabwe
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Level 83
Apr 8, 2020
I can see how Rhodesia was named after Rhodes, but how was Zimbabwe named after Rhodes?
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Level 57
Apr 8, 2020
Rhodesia was the old name of Zimbabwe.