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Every Country's Independence

Who did each modern day country gain its independence from most recently?
Some countries have multiple answers, in such instances the answers are listed alphabetically
Some of the answers are countries that no longer exist
Some answers aren't even countries (though they all have country type-ins)
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Last updated: May 30, 2022
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Country
Year
Independence From
San Marino
301
Roman Empire
Sweden
1523
Kalmar Union
Portugal
1668
Iberian Union
United States
1776
British Empire
Haiti
1804
French Empire
Colombia
1810
Spanish Empire
Paraguay
1811
Spanish Empire
Netherlands
1813
French Empire
Andorra
1814
French Empire
Liechtenstein
1814
Confederation
of the Rhine
Argentina
1816
Spanish Empire
Chile
1818
Spanish Empire
Peru
1921
Spanish Empire
Mexico
1821
Spanish Empire
Greece
1822
Ottoman Empire
Brazil
1822
Portugal
Bolivia
1825
Spanish Empire
Uruguay
1825
Brazil
Venezuela
1830
Gran Colombia
Ecuador
1830
Gran Colombia
Belgium
1830
Netherlands
Costa Rica
1838
Federal Republic
of Central America
Guatemala
1839
Federal Republic
of Central America
Liberia
1847
American Colonization
Society
Monaco
1861
France
Dominican Republic
1865
Spanish Empire
Canada
1867
British Empire
Romania
1878
Ottoman Empire
El Salvador
1898
United States of
Central America
Honduras
1898
United States of
Central America
Nicaragua
1898
United States of
Central America
Australia
1901
British Empire
Cuba
1902
United States
Panama
1903
Colombia
Norway
1905
Sweden-Norway
New Zealand
1907
British Empire
Bulgaria
1908
Ottoman Empire
Mongolia
1911
Qing Dynasty
Finland
1917
Russia
Hungary
1918
Austria-Hungary
Iceland
1918
Denmark
Afghanistan
1919
British Empire
Egypt
1922
British Empire
Turkey
1923
Ottoman Empire
Vatican City
1929
Italy
South Africa
1931
British Empire
Iraq
1932
British Empire
Ireland
1937
United Kingdom
Albania
1943
Italy
Lebanon
1943
French Empire
Ethiopia
1944
Italian Empire
Luxembourg
1945
Nazi Germany
Poland
1945
Nazi Germany
Indonesia
1945
Dutch Empire
Vietnam
1945
French Empire
Jordan
1946
British Empire
Philippines
1946
United States
Libya
1947
Italian Empire
Pakistan
1947
British Empire
India
1947
British Empire
Myanmar
1948
British Empire
Sri Lanka
1948
British Empire
Israel
1948
British Empire
South Korea
1948
United States Army
Military Government
in Korea
North Korea
1948
Soviet Civil
Administration
Germany
(Answers ordered
alphabetically)
1949
France
1949
United Kingdom
1949
United States
Bhutan
1949
India
Taiwan
1952
Japan
Laos
1953
French Empire
Cambodia
1953
French Empire
Austria
(Answers ordered
alphabetically)
1955
France
1955
Soviet Union
1955
United Kingdom
1955
United States
Sudan
(Answers ordered
alphabetically)
1956
British Empire
1956
Egypt
Tunisia
1956
French Empire
Morocco
1956
French Empire
Ghana
1957
British Empire
Malaysia
1957
British Empire
Guinea
1958
French Empire
Cameroon
1960
French Empire
Togo
1960
French Empire
Mali
1960
French Empire
Madagascar
1960
French Empire
Democratic Republic
of the Congo
1960
Belgian Empire
Somalia
(Answers ordered
alphabetically)
1960
British Empire
1960
Italian Empire
Niger
1960
French Empire
Burkina Faso
1960
French Empire
Ivory Coast
1960
French Empire
Chad
1960
French Empire
Central African
Republic
1960
French Empire
Republic
of the Congo
1960`
French Empire
Cyprus
1960
British Empire
Gabon
1960
French Empire
Nigeria
1960
British Empire
Mauritania
1960
French Empire
Sierra Leone
1961
British Empire
Kuwait
1961
British Empire
Syria
1961
United Arab Republic
Samoa
1962
New Zealand
Algeria
1962
France
Burundi
1962
Belgian Empire
Rwanda
1962
Belgian Empire
Jamaica
1962
British Empire
Trinidad and
Tobago
1962
British Empire
Uganda
1962
British Empire
Kenya
1963
British Empire
Malawi
1964
British Empire
Malta
1964
British Empire
Zambia
1964
British Empire
Maldives
1965
British Empire
Singapore
1965
Malaysia
Zimbabwe
1965
British Empire
Guyana
1966
British Empire
Botswana
1966
British Empire
Lesotho
1966
British Empire
Barbados
1966
British Empire
Nauru
(Answers ordered
alphabetically)
1968
Australia
1968
British Empire
1968
New Zealand
Mauritius
1968
British Empire
Eswatini
1968
British Empire
Equatorial Guinea
1968
Spanish Empire
Tonga
1970
British Empire
Fiji
1970
British Empire
Bangladesh
1971
Pakistan
Bahrain
1971
British Empire
Qatar
1971
British Empire
United Arab
Emirates
1971
British Empire
Bahamas
1973
British Empire
Guinea-Bissau
1973
Portuguese Empire
Grenada
1974
British Empire
Mozambique
1975
Portuguese Empire
Cape Verde
1975
Portuguese Empire
Comoros
1975
French Empire
São Tomé and
Príncipe
1975
Portuguese Empire
Papua New Guinea
1975
Australia
Angola
1975
Portuguese Empire
Suriname
1975
Netherlands
Seychelles
1976
British Empire
Djibouti
1977
French Empire
Solomon Islands
1978
British Empire
Tuvalu
1978
British Empire
Dominica
1978
British Empire
Saint Lucia
1979
British Empire
Marshall Islands
1979
United States
Federated States
of Micronesia
1979
United States
Kiribati
1979
British Empire
Saint Vincent and
the Grenadines
1979
British Empire
Vanuatu
(Answers ordered
alphabetically)
1980
British Empire
1980
French Empire
Palau
1981
United States
Belize
1981
British Empire
Antigua and
Barbuda
1981
British Empire
Saint Kitts and Nevis
1983
British Empire
Brunei
1984
British Empire
Gambia
1989
Senegambia
Confederation
Senegal
1989
Senegambia
Confederation
Namibia
1990
South Africa
Lithuania
1991
Soviet Union
Georgia
1991
Soviet Union
Latvia
1991
Soviet Union
Estonia
1991
Soviet Union
Croatia
1991
Yugoslavia
Slovenia
1991
Yugoslavia
Ukraine
1991
Soviet Union
Moldova
1991
Soviet Union
Azerbaijan
1991
Soviet Union
Kyrgyzstan
1991
Soviet Union
Uzbekistan
1991
Soviet Union
Tajikistan
1991
Soviet Union
North Macedonia
1991
Yugoslavia
Armenia
1991
Soviet Union
Turkmenistan
1991
Soviet Union
Belarus
1991
Soviet Union
Russia
1991
Soviet Union
Kazakhstan
1991
Soviet Union
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
1992
Yugoslavia
Czech Republic
1993
Czechoslovakia
Slovakia
1993
Czechoslovakia
Eritrea
1993
Ethiopia
East Timor
2002
Indonesia
Montenegro
2006
Serbia and
Montenegro
Serbia
2006
Serbia and
Montenegro
Kosovo (disputed)
2008
Serbia
South Sudan
2011
Sudan
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