National Anthem Lyricists & Composers

Countries Name National Anthem Lyricist National Anthem Composer
afghanistan Afghanistan Abdul Bari Jahani Babrak Wasa
albania Albania Aleksander Stavre Drenova Ciprian Porumbescu
algeria Algeria Mufdi Zakariah Mohamed Fawzi
american samoa American Samoa Mariota Tiumalu Tuiasosopo Napoleon Andrew Tuiteleleapaga
andorra Andorra Joan Benlloch i Vivó Enric Marfany Bons
angola Angola Manuel Rui Alves Monteiro Rui Alberto Vieira Dias Minga
anguilla Anguilla Henry Carey Thomas Arne
antigua and barbuda Antigua and Barbuda novelle Hamilton Richards Walter Garnet Picart Chambers
argentina Argentina Vicente López y Planes Blas Parera
armenia Armenia Mikael Nalbandian Barsegh Kanachyan
aruba Aruba Juan Chabaya ‘Padu’ Lampe Rufo Inocencio Wever
australia Australia Peter Dodds McCormick Peter Dodds McCormick
austria Austria Paula von Preradović Johann Holzer or Wolfgang Mozart
azerbaijan Azerbaijan Andrease Enoke Fanyana Simelane David Kenneth Rycroft
bahamas Bahamas Timothy Gibson Timothy Gibson
bahrain Bahrain Mohamed Sudqi Ayyash Ahmed AlJumairi
bangladesh Bangladesh Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore
barbados Barbados Irving Burgie C. Van Roland Edwards
belarus Belarus Mikhas Klimkovich, Uladzimir Karyzna Nester Sakalouski
belgium Belgium Louis-Alexandre Dechet François van Campenhout
belize Belize Samuel Alfred Haynes Selwyn Walford Young
benin Benin Father Gilbert Jean Dagnon Father Gilbert Jean Dagnon
bermuda Bermuda Bette Johns Bette Johns
bhutan Bhutan Gyaldun Dasho Thinley Dorji Aku Tongmi
bolivia Bolivia José Ignacio de Sanjinés Leopoldo Benedetto Vincenti
bosnia and herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina not mentioned Dušan Šestić
botswana Botswana Kgalemang Tumedisco Motsete Kgalemang Tumedisco Motsete
bouvet island Bouvet Island
brazil Brazil Joaquim Osório Duque Estrada Francisco Manoel da Silva
british indian ocean territory British Indian Ocean Territory Peter Emberley Peter Emberley
brunei darussalam Brunei Darussalam Hubert Obdulio “Lio” Booi Hubert Obdulio “Lio” Booi
bulgaria Bulgaria Georgi Agura Emanuil Manolov
burkina faso Burkina Faso Thomas Sankara Thomas Sankara
burundi Burundi Jean-Baptiste Ntahokaja Marc Barengayabo
cabo verde Cabo Verde Amilcar Spencer Lopes Adalberto Higino Tavares Silva
cambodia Cambodia Chuon Nat F. Perruchot, J. Jekyll
cameroon Cameroon René Djam Afame, Samuel Minkio Bamba, Moïse Nyatte Nko’o (French) Dr. Benard Nsokika Fonlon (English) René Djam Afame
canada Canada Adolphe-Basile Routhier (French), Robert Stanley Weir (English) Calixa Lavallée
cayman Cayman Leila Ross-Shier Leila Ross-Shier
central african republic Central African Republic Barthélémy Boganda Herbert Pepper
chad Chad Louis Gidrol and students at St. Paul’s School Paul Villard
chile Chile Eusebio Lillo Robles,Bernardo de Vera y Pintado Ramón Carnicer y Battle
china China Yan Fu Bo Tong
christmas island Christmas Island
cocos islands Cocos Islands
colombia Colombia Rafael Núñez Oreste Sindici
comoros Comoros Saïd Hachim Sidi Abdérémane Saïd Hachim Sidi Abdérémane, Kamildine Abdallah
cook islands Cook Islands
costa rica Costa Rica José María Zeledón Brenes Manuel María Gutiérrez
croatia Croatia Antun Mihanović Josip Runjanin
cuba Cuba Pedro Figueredo Pedro Figueredo
curaçao Curaçao
cyprus Cyprus Dionysios Solomos Nikolaos Mantzaros
czechia Czechia Josef Kajetán Tyl Frantisek Jan Škroup
côte d'ivoire Côte d'Ivoire Mathieu Ekra, Joachim Bony, Pierre Marie Coty Pierre Marie Coty, Pierre Michel Pango
democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo Joseph Lutumba Simon-Pierre Boka Di Mpasi Londi
denmark Denmark Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger Hans Ernst Krøyer
djibouti Djibouti Aden Elmi Abdi Robleh
dominica Dominica Wilfred Oscar Morgan Pond Lemuel McPherson Christian
dominican republic Dominican Republic Emilio Prud’homme José Reyés
ecuador Ecuador Juan León Mera Antonio Neumane
egypt Egypt Mohammad Younis-al Qadi ‎Sayed Darwish
el salvador El Salvador Juan José Cañas Juan Aberle
equatorial guinea Equatorial Guinea Juan José Cañas Juan Aberle
eritrea Eritrea Solomon Tsehaye Beraki Isaac Abraham Meharezgi,Aron Tekle Tesfatsion
estonia Estonia Johann Voldemar Jannsen Friedrich Pacius
eswatini Eswatini Andrease Enoke Fanyana Simelane David Kenneth Rycroft
ethiopia Ethiopia Dereje Melaku Mengesha Solomon Lulu
falkland islands Falkland Islands Christopher Lanham Christopher Lanham
fiji Fiji Michael Francis Alexander Prescott Charles Austin Miles,adapted by Michael Francis Alexander Prescott
finland Finland Johan Ludvig Runeberg Swedish,Paavo Eemil Kajander,Finnish Fredrik Pacius
france France Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle
french guiana French Guiana
french polynesia French Polynesia
french southern territories French Southern Territories Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle
gabon Gabon Georges Aleka Damas Georges Aleka Damas
gambia Gambia Virginia Julia Howe traditional.adapted by Jeremy Frederic Howe
georgia Georgia Dawit Magradse Zakaria Paliashvili
germany Germany August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben Joseph Haydn
ghana Ghana Emmanuel Pappoe-Thompson Philip Gbeho
gibraltar Gibraltar Peter Emberle Peter Emberle
greece Greece Dionysios Solomos Nikolaos Mantzaros
greenland Greenland Henning Jakob Henrik Lund Jonathan Petersen
grenada Grenada Irva Merle Baptiste Louis Arnold Masanto
guadeloupe Guadeloupe Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
guam Guam Ramon Manalisay Sablan Ramon Manalisay Sablan
guatemala Guatemala José Joaquín Palma Rafael Alvarez Ovalle
guernsey Guernsey George Deighton Domenico Santangelo,
guinea Guinea unknown Kodofo Moussa
guinea-bissau Guinea-Bissau Amilcar Lopes Cabral Xiao He
guyana Guyana Archibald Leonard Luker Robert Cyril Gladstone Potter
himi HIMI
haiti Haiti Oswald Durand Occide Jeanty
holy see (vatican city state) Holy See (Vatican City State) Raffaello Lavagna Charles-François Gounod
honduras Honduras Augusto Constancio Coello Carlos Hartling
hong kong Hong Kong
hungary Hungary Ferenc Kölcsey Ferenc Erkel
iceland Iceland Matthías Jochumsson Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson
india India Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore
indonesia Indonesia Wage Rudolf Soepratman Wage Rudolf Soepratman
iran Iran M. Nallathamby ,Tamil Hassan Riahi
iraq Iraq إبراهيم طوقان ‎Ibrahim Touqa Mohammad Flayfel
ireland Ireland Peadar Kearney (English) Liam Ó Rinn (Irish) Patrick Heeney, Peadar Kearney
isle of man Isle of Man William Henry Gill William Henry Gill
israel Israel Naftali Herz Imber Shmuel Cohen,arranger
italy Italy Goffredo Mameli Michele Novaro
jamaica Jamaica Hugh Braham Sherlock Robert Charles Lightbourne,Mapletoft Poulle
japan Japan unknown Yoshiisa Oku and Akimori Hayashi
jersey Jersey
jordan Jordan Abdul-Mone’m Al-Rifai’ Abdul-Qader Al-Taneer
kazakhstan Kazakhstan Zhumeken Nazhimedenov, Nursultan Nazarbayev Shamshi Kaldayakov
kenya Kenya Cynthia Ryan Cynthia Ryan
kiribati Kiribati Urium Tamuera Ioteba Urium Tamuera Ioteba
kuwait Kuwait Ahmad Mushari Al-Adwani Ibrahim Nasir Al-Soula
kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Djamil Sadykov, Eshmambet Kuluev Nasyr Davles, Kalyi Moldobasanov
laos Laos Sisana Sisane Dr. Thongdy Sounthonevichit
latvia Latvia Kārlis Baumanis Kārlis Baumanis
lebanon Lebanon Rachid Nakh Wadih Sabra
lesotho Lesotho François Coillard Ferdinand-Samuel Laur
liberia Liberia François Coillard Ferdinand-Samuel Laur
libya Libya Mahmoud El-Sheri Abdalla Shams El-Din
liechtenstein Liechtenstein Jakob Joseph Jauch unknown
lithuania Lithuania Vincas Kudirka Vincas Kudirka
luxembourg Luxembourg Michel Lentz Jean-Antoine Zinnen
macao Macao Tian Han Nie Er
madagascar Madagascar Pasteur Rahajason norbert Raharisoa
malawi Malawi Michael-Fredrick Paul Sauka Michael-Fredrick Paul Sauka
malaysia Malaysia collectively, led by Tunku Abdul Rahman Pierre Jean de Beranger
maldives Maldives Mohamed Jameel Didi Pandit Wannakuwattawaduge Don Amaradeva)
mali Mali Seydou Badian Kouyaté Banzoumana Sissoko
malta Malta Dun Karm Psaila Robert Sammut
marshall islands Marshall Islands Amata Kabua Samuel Langrine
martinique Martinique Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
mauritania Mauritania Baba Ould Cheikh Baba Ould Cheikh
mauritius Mauritius Jean Georges Prosper Philippe Gentil
mayotte Mayotte Said Hachim Sidi Abderemane Said Hachim Sidi Abderemane
mexico Mexico Francisco González Bocanegra Jaime Nunó Roca
micronesia Micronesia unknown Amata Kabua
moldova Moldova Emilian Bukov, Ivan Bodarev Ştefan Neaga 1945 version,Eduard Lazarev (1980 revision
monaco Monaco Louis notari Charles Albrecht
mongolia Mongolia Tsendiin Damdinsüren, Zewegmiddiin Gaitaw, Tshuilyn Tshimid Bilegiin Damdinsüren, Luvsanjambyn Mördorj
montenegro Montenegro Sekula Drljević Zarko Mikovic
montserrat Montserrat George Irish George Irish
morocco Morocco Ali Squalli Houssain Léo Morgan
mozambique Mozambique Salomão J. Manhiça unknown
myanmar Myanmar Saya Tin Saya Tin
namibia Namibia Axali Doeseb Axali Doeseb
nauru Nauru Margaret Hendrie Laurence Henry Hicks
nepal Nepal Pradeep Kumar Rai Ambar Gurung
netherlands Netherlands Philips van Marnix van Sint Aldegonde Adriaen Valerius
new caledonia New Caledonia "Chorale Melodia” (French) Edouard “Gulaan” Wamedjo (Nengone)" “Chorale Melodia”
new zealand New Zealand Thomas Bracken,English,Thomas Henry Smith Māori John Joseph Woods
nicaragua Nicaragua Salomón Ibarra Mayorga Gabriel José Bolaños
niger Niger Maurice Albert Thiriet Robert Jacquet.Nicolas Abel François Frionnet
nigeria Nigeria Lilian Jean Williams Frances Benda
niue Niue Unknown Unknown
norfolk island Norfolk Island John Prindle Scott John Prindle Scott
north korea North Korea Pak Seyŏng 김원균 Kim Wŏn’gyun
north macedonia North Macedonia Vlado Maleski Тодор Скаловски Todor Skalovski
northern mariana islands Northern Mariana Islands David Kapileo Taulamwaar Peter, 1976 (Chamorro lyrics: Jose and Joaqin Pangelinan, 1940s) Wilhelm Ganzhorn
norway Norway Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson Rikard nordraak
oman Oman Rashid bin Uzayyiz Al Khusaidi James Frederick Mills,Bernard Ebbinghaus (arranger)
pakistan Pakistan Hafeez Jullandhuri Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla
palau Palau collectively Ymesei O. Ezekiel
palestine Palestine Said Al Muzayin Ali Ismael
panama Panama Jerónimo de la Ossa Santos A. Jorge
papua new guinea Papua New Guinea Thomas Shacklady Thomas Shacklady
paraguay Paraguay Francisco Esteban Acuña de Figueroa Remberto Giménez
peru Peru José de la Torre Ugarte José Bernardo Alzedo
philippines Philippines collectively Julian Felipe
pitcairn Pitcairn Frederick M. LEHMAN Frederick M. LEHMAN
poland Poland Józef Wybicki traditional
portugal Portugal Pedro of Bragança Pedro of Bragança
puerto rico Puerto Rico Manuel Fernández Juncos, Félix Astol Artés, 18
qatar Qatar Sheikh Mubarak bin Saïf al-Tha Abdul Aziz Nasser Obaidan
republic of the congo Republic of the Congo Joseph Lutumba Simon-Pierre Boka Di Mpasi Londi
romania Romania Deșteaptă-te, române Ciprian Porumbescu
russian federation Russian Federation Vasiliy Zhukovsky Mikhail Glinka
rwanda Rwanda Faustin Murigo Jean-Bosco Hashakaimana
réunion Réunion Georges Fourcade Jules Fossy
saint barthélemy Saint Barthélemy Isabelle Massart Déravin Michael Valenti
saint helena, ascension and tristan da cunha Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Dave Mitchell Dave Mitchell
saint kitts and nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis Kenrick Anderson Georges Kenrick Anderson Georges
saint lucia Saint Lucia Charles Jesse Leton Felix Thomas
saint martin Saint Martin Gerard Kemps Gerard Kemps
saint pierre and miquelon Saint Pierre and Miquelon Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
saint vincent and the grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Phyllis Joyce McClean Punnett Joel Bertram Miguel
samoa Samoa Sauni Iiga Kuresa Sauni Iiga Kuresa
san marino San Marino not mentioned Federico Consolo
sao tome and principe Sao Tome and Principe not mentioned Federico Consolo
saudi arabia Saudi Arabia Ibrahim Khafaji Abdul Rahman Al-Khateeb
senegal Senegal Léopold Sédar Senghor Herbert Pepper
serbia Serbia Jovan Đorđević Davorin Jenko
seychelles Seychelles collectively Pierre Dastros-Géze
sierra leone Sierra Leone Clifford Nelson Fyle John Joseph Akar
singapore Singapore Zubir Said Zubir Said
sint eustatius Sint Eustatius
sint maarten (dutch part) Sint Maarten (Dutch part) Gerard Kemps Gerard Kemps
slovakia Slovakia Janko Matúška Janko Matúška
slovenia Slovenia Ali Mire Awale Stanko premrl
solomon islands Solomon Islands Panapasa Balekana Panapasa Balekana
somalia Somalia Ali Mire Awale,Yuusuf Xaaji Aadan Cilmi Qabille Ali Mire Awale,Yuusuf Xaaji Aadan Cilmi Qabille
south africa South Africa Enoch Sontonga Enoch Sontonga
south georgia and the south sandwich islands South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Alan B. Campbell Orchestra Alan B. Campbell Orchestra
south korea South Korea Yun Ch’i-Ho, An Ch’ang-Ho Ahn Eaktay
south sudan South Sudan Unknown Mido Samuel and students from Juba University
spain Spain Unknown Unknown
sri lanka Sri Lanka Ananda Samarkone,Sinhala Ananda Samarkone
sudan Sudan Sayed Ahmad Muhammad Sali Ahmad Murja
suriname Suriname Cornelis Atses Hoekstra Johannes Corstianus de Puy
svalbard and jan mayen Svalbard and Jan Mayen
sweden Sweden Henry de Ziel traditional
switzerland Switzerland Andrease Enoke Fanyana Simelane David Kenneth Rycroft
syrian arab republic Syrian Arab Republic Khalil Mardam Bey Mohammad Salim Flayfel,Ahmad Salim Flayfel
taiwan, province of china Taiwan, Province of China
tajikistan Tajikistan Abulkasim Lakhuti Suleiman Yudakov
tanzania, united republic of Tanzania, United Republic of collectively Enoch Sontonga
thailand Thailand Luang Saranuprapan Phra Jenduriyang Peter Feit
the faroe The Faroe
timor-leste Timor-Leste Francisco Borja da Costa, Afonso Redentor Araújo
togo Togo Alex Casimir-Dosseh Alex Casimir-Dosseh
tokelau Tokelau Eric Lemuelu Falima Eric Lemuelu Falima
tonga Tonga Prince Uelingatoni Ngū Tupoumalohi Karl Gustavus Schmitt
trinidad and tobago Trinidad and Tobago Patrick Stanislaus Castagne Patrick Stanislaus Castagne
tunisia Tunisia Mustafa Sadik Al-Rafii, Aboul-Qacem Echebbi Mohamad Abdel Wahab
turkey Turkey Mehmet Âkif Ersoy Zeki Üngör
turkmenistan Turkmenistan collectively Veli Mukhatov
turks and caicos islands Turks and Caicos Islands Dr. Rev. Conrad Howell Dr. Rev. Conrad Howell
tuvalu Tuvalu Afaese Manoa Afaese Manoa
uganda Uganda George Wilberforce Kakomoa George Wilberforce Kakomoa
ukraine Ukraine Pavel Tychina,Микола Бажан,Mikola Bazhan Anton Dmitriyevich Lyebyedinyec
united arab emirates United Arab Emirates Mohamad Abdel Wahab Mohamad Abdel Wahab
united kingdom United Kingdom Henry Carey Thomas Arne
united states United States Joseph Hopkinson Philip Phile
united states minor outlying islands United States Minor Outlying Islands Francis Scott Key John Stafford Smith
uruguay Uruguay Francisco Esteban Acuña de Figueroa Francisco José Debali
uzbekistan Uzbekistan Timur Fattah,Turab Tula Mutal Burhanov
vanuatu Vanuatu rançois Vincent Ayssav rançois Vincent Ayssav
venezuela Venezuela Vicente Salias Juan José Landaeta
vietnam Vietnam Nguyen Văn Cao Nguyen Văn Cao
virgin islands, british Virgin Islands, British Ayana Hull Ayana Hull and Kareem-Nelson Hull
virgin islands, u.s. Virgin Islands, U.S. Sam Williams Sam Williams
wallis and futuna Wallis and Futuna
western sahara Western Sahara
yemen Yemen Abdallah Abdulwahab Noman Ayoob Tarish
zambia Zambia collectively Enoch Sontonga
zimbabwe Zimbabwe Solomon Mutswairo Fred Changundega
åland islands Åland Islands John Grandell Johan Fridolf Hagfors