Independence Day & Leaders of countries

Country Independence Day Independence Leader
Afghanistan August 19, 1919 Ahmad Shah Baba
Åland Islands June 9, 1920 -
Albania November 28, 1912 Ati i Kombit
Algeria July 5, 1962 Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha
American Samoa January 1, 1962 Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III
Andorra September 8, 1278 Charlemagne
Angola November 11, 1975 Paulo Dias de novais
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda November 1, 1981 Christopher Columbus
Argentina July 9, 1816 José de San Martín
Armenia May 28, 1918 King Argishti
Aruba January 1, 1986 Betico Croes
Australia January 26, 1788 Sir Henry Parkes
Austria October 26, 1955 Rudolf IV
Azerbaijan October 18, 1991 Mammad Amin Rasulzade
Bahamas July 10, 1973 Lynden Pindling
Bahrain December 16, 1971 Usfur ibn Rashid
Bangladesh March 26, 1971 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Barbados November 30, 1966 Errol Barrow
Belarus July 3, 1944 Aleksandr Lukashenko
Belgium July 21, 1831 Philip the Good
Belize Sept 21, 1981 George Cadle Price
Benin August 1, 1960 Oranmiyan
Bermuda
Bhutan December 17, 1907 Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal
Bolivia August 6, 1825 Simon Bolivar, Antonio José de Sucre
Bosnia and Herzegovina March 1, 1992 Tvrtko I of Bosnia
Botswana September 30, 1966 Sir Seretse Khama
Bouvet Island
Brazil September 7, 1822 Pedro Álvares Cabral
British Indian Ocean Territory
Brunei Darussalam February 23, 1984 Awang Alak Betatar
Bulgaria September 22, 1908 Kubrat
Burkina Faso August 5, 1960 President Thomas Sankara
Burundi July 1, 1962 Burundi. Burundi
Cabo Verde July 5, 1975 Amilcar Cabral
Cambodia November 9, 1953 Jayavarman II
Cameroon January 1, 1960 Ruben Um Nyobe
Canada July 1, 1867 Jacques Cartier
Cayman
Central African Republic August 13, 1960 David Dacko
Chad August 11, 1960 François Tombalbaye
Chile September 18, 1810 Bernardo O'Higgins, José Miguel Carrera
China October 1, 1949 Sun Yat-sen i
Christmas Island
Cocos Islands
Colombia July 20, 1810 Simón Bolívar
Comoros July 6, 1975 Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi
Cook Islands
Costa Rica September 15, 1821 José María Castro Madriz
Côte d'Ivoire August 7, 1960 Félix Houphouët-Boigny
Croatia June 25, 1991 Franjo Tuđman
Cuba October 10, 1868 Tomás Estrada Palma
Curaçao
Cyprus October 1, 1960 Makarios III
Czechia January 1, 1993 Václav Havel
Democratic Republic of the Congo June 30, 1960 Patrice Lumumba, Joseph Kasa-Vubu, Albert Kalonji, Jean Bolikango, Cléophas Kamitatu, and Paul Bolya
Denmark June 5, 1849 Enrico Mylius Dalgas
Djibouti June 27, 1977 Hassan Gouled Aptidon
Dominica November 3, 1978 Patrick John
Dominican Republic February 27, 1844 Juan Pablo Duarte, Francisco del Rosario Sánchez, Matías Ramón Mella
Ecuador May 24, 1822 Juan José Flores
Egypt February 28, 1922 Saad Zaghloul
El Salvador September 15, 1821 Manuel José Arce
Equatorial Guinea October 12, 1968 Francisco Macías Nguema
Eritrea May 24, 1991 Isaias Afwerki
Estonia February 24, 1918 Konstantin Päts
Eswatini September 6, 1968 Ngwane III
Ethiopia May 28, 1991 Amda Tseyon
Falkland Islands
Fiji October 10,1970 Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara
Finland December 6, 1917 Gustaf Mannerheim
France July 14, 1789 Charlemagne or Charles the great
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French Southern Territories
Gabon August 17, 1960 Léon M'ba
Gambia February 18, 1965 Dawda Jawara
Georgia May 26, 1918 Zviad Gamsakhurdia
Germany January 18, 1871 Otto von Bismarck
Ghana March 6, 1957 Kwame Nkrumah
Gibraltar
Greece March 25, 1821 Alexander the Great
Greenland
Grenada February 7, 1974 Eric Matthew Gairy
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala September 15, 1821 Juan José Arévalo
Guernsey
Guinea October 2, 1958 Ahmed Sékou Touré
Guinea-Bissau September 24, 1973 Amílcar Cabral
Guyana May 26, 1966 Cheddi Jagan
Haiti January 1, 1804 Jean-Jacques Dessalines
HIMI
Holy See (Vatican City State) February 11, 1929 Benito Mussolini
Honduras September 15,1821 Jose Cecilio del Valle
Hong Kong
Hungary April 14, 1849 Prince Árpád
Iceland June 17, 1944 Ingólfur Arnarson
India August 15, 1947 Mahatma Gandhiji
Indonesia August 17, 1945 Kusno Sosrodihardjo aka Sukarno
Iran April 1, 1979 Cyrus the Great
Iraq October 3, 1932 Cyrus the Great
Ireland January 21, 1919 Ireland wasn't founded. Ireland is really old, like super-old.
Isle of Man
Israel May 14, 1948 David Ben-Gurion
Italy March 17, 1861 Vittorio Emanuele II di Savoia
Jamaica August 6, 1962 Norman Washington Manley
Japan April 28, 1952 Emperor Jimmu
Jersey
Jordan May 25, 1946 King of Jordan
Kazakhstan December 16, 1991 Alikhan Bukeikhanov
Kenya December 12, 1963 Jomo Kenyatta
Kiribati July 12, 1979 Ieremia Tabai
Kuwait February 25, 1961 Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
Kyrgyzstan August 31, 1991 Askar Akayev
Laos October 22, 1953 Fa Ngum
Latvia May 4, 1990 Kārlis Ulmanis
Lebanon November 22, 1943 Bechara El Khoury
Lesotho October 4, 1966 Moshoeshoe II, original name Constantine Bereng Seeiso
Liberia July 26, 1847 Joseph Jenkins Roberts
Libya December 24, 1951 King Idris Al-sanusi
Liechtenstein October 5, 1921 Emperor Karl
Lithuania March 11, 1990 King Mindaugas
Luxembourg April 19, 1839 Adolf Wilhelm August Karl Friedrich
Macao
Madagascar June 26, 1960 Philibert Tsiranana
Malawi July 6, 1964 Amaravi people
Malaysia August 31, 1957 Tunku Abdul Rahman
Maldives July 26, 1965 Abu al-Barakat Yusuf al-Barbari
Mali September 22, 1960 Sundiata Keita
Malta September 21, 1964 Dominic Mintoff
Marshall Islands May 1, 1979 Amata Kabua
Martinique
Mauritania November 28, 1960 Moktar Ould Daddah
Mauritius March 12, 1968 Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
Mayotte
Mexico September 16, 1810 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
Micronesia November 3, 1986 Andon Amaraich
Moldova August 27, 1991 Mircea Snegur
Monaco January 8, 1297 François Grimaldi
Mongolia December 29, 1911 Genghis Khan
Montenegro June 3, 2006 Petar I Petrović-Njegoš
Montserrat
Morocco November 18, 1955 Mohammad Al-Khamis Ben Youssef Ben Mohammed Al-Alaoui known as Mohammed V
Mozambique Junuary 25, 1975 Samora Machel
Myanmar January 4, 1948 Aung San
Namibia March 21, 1990 Sam Nujoma
Nauru January 31, 1968 Hammer DeRoburt
Nepal - Prithvi Narayan Shah
Netherlands July 26, 1581 William the Silent
New Caledonia
New Zealand November 25, 1947 James Busby
Nicaragua September 15, 1821 Francisco Hernández de Córdoba
Niger August 3, 1960 Hamani Diori
Nigeria October 1, 1960 Nnamdi Azikiwe
Niue
Norfolk Island
Northern Mariana Islands
North Korea September 9, 1948 Kim Il-sung
North Macedonia September 8, 1991 Krste Misirkov
Norway May 17, 1814 Einar Gerhardsen
Oman November 18, 1650 Sultan Qaboos bin Said
Pakistan August 14, 1947 Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Palau October 1, 1994 Roman Tmetuchl
Palestine September 1, 1947 Yasser Arafat
Panama November 3, 1903 Simón Bolívar
Papua New Guinea September 16, 1975 Michael Somare
Paraguay May 15, 1811 José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia
Peru July 28, 1824 Simón Bolívar
Philippines June 12, 1898 Andrés Bonifacio
Pitcairn
Poland November 11, 1918 Duke Mieszko I
Portugal December 1, 1640 D. Afonso Henriques
Puerto Rico
Qatar December 18, 1878 Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani
Republic of the Congo June 30, 1960 Patrice Lumumba, Joseph Kasa-Vubu, Albert Kalonji, Jean Bolikango, Cléophas Kamitatu, and Paul Bolya
Réunion
Romania July 13, 1877 Decebalus and Trajan
Russian Federation December 25, 1991 Peter the Great, Peter I or Peter Alexeyevich
Rwanda July 1, 1962 Grégoire Kayibanda
Saint Barthélemy
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Saint Kitts and Nevis September 19, 1983 Kennedy Simmonds
Saint Lucia February 22, 1979 John Compton
Saint Martin
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines October 27, 1979 Milton Cato
Samoa June 1, 1962 Fiame Mata'afa Faumuina Mulinu'u II
San Marino October 8, 1600 Saint Marinus
Sao Tome and Principe July 12, 1975 São Tomé and Príncipe
Saudi Arabia September 23, 1932 Ibn Saud
Senegal April 4, 1960 Léopold Sédar Senghor
Serbia February 15, 1804 Dobrica Ćosić
Seychelles June 29, 1976 James Mancham
Sierra Leone April 27, 1961 Thomas Peters
Singapore August 9, 1965 Lee Kuan Yew
Sint Eustatius
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Slovakia July 17,1992 Andrej Hlinka (disputed)
Slovenia December 26, 1991 Primož Trubar
Solomon Islands July 7, 1978 Alvaro de Mendana de Neira
Somalia July 1, 1960 Mohammed Abdullah Hassan
South Africa December 11, 1931 Nelson Mandela
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
South Korea June 25, 1950 Syngman Rhee
South Sudan July 9, 2011 John Garang
Spain December 6, 1978 Catholic Monarchs
Sri Lanka February 4, 1948 Don Stephen Senanayake
Sudan January 1, 1956 Abdallahi ibn Muhammad
Suriname November 25, 1975 Johan Ferrier
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Sweden June 6, 1523 Gustav I or Gustav Eriksson
Switzerland August 1, 1291 Ulrich Ochsenbein
Syrian Arab Republic April 17, 1946 Nazim al-Kudsi
Taiwan, Province of China
Tajikistan September 9,1991 Rakhmon Nabiyev
Tanzania, United Republic of December 9, 1961 Julius Nyerere
Thailand January 1, 1238 Sukhothai Kingdom
The Faroe
Timor-Leste
Togo April 27, 1960 Sylvanus Olympio
Tokelau
Tonga June 4,1970 George Tupou I or Tāufaʻāhau I,
Trinidad and Tobago August 31, 1962 Eric Williams
Tunisia March 20, 1956 Habib Bourguiba
Turkey - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Turkmenistan September 27, 1991 Saparmurat Niyazov (Turkmen Supreme Soviet)
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu October 1, 1978 Toaripi Lauti
Uganda October 9, 1962 Apollo Milton Obote
Ukraine August 24, 1991 Mykhailo Hrushevsky
United Arab Emirates December 2, 1971 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
United Kingdom No indepdence date King James VI & I
United States July 4, 1776 General George Washington
United States Minor Outlying Islands
Uruguay August 25, 1825 José Gervasio Artigas
Uzbekistan September 1, 1991 Jahir-Uddin Muhammad Babur
Vanuatu
Venezuela July 5, 1811 Simón Bolívar
Viet Nam September 2, 1945 Hung Vuong
Virgin Islands, British
Virgin Islands, U.S.
Wallis and Futuna
Western Sahara
Yemen May 22, 1990 Ali Abdullah Saleh
Zambia October 24, 1964 Kenneth Kaunda
Zimbabwe April 18, 1980 Canaan Banana