List of state leaders in 1920

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This is a list of heads of state, government leaders, and other rulers in the year 1920.

Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

  • Khiva
    • see under Khorezm

Australia and Oceania[edit]

Europe[edit]

North America and the Caribbean[edit]

South America[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Title changed from Chairman of the Council of the Republic to Chairman of the Central Reform Board in November 1920.
  2. ^ Hussein bin Ali was Sharif and Emir of Mecca from 1908 and King of Hejaz from 1916.
  3. ^ Ibn Saud was Emir of Nejd and Hasa between 1902 and 1921, Sultan of Nejd between 1921 and 1927, King of Nejd between 1927 and 1932 additionally King of Hejaz between 1926 and 1932 (collectively referred to as King of Nejd and Hejaz), and King of Saudi Arabia from 1932.
  4. ^ Yemen only became independent in 1918.
  5. ^ Arthur Foljambe was titled Governor of New Zealand until 1917.
  6. ^ The title changed from Chancellor (Staatskanzler) to Federal Chancellor (Bundeskanzler) on 10 November 1920.
  7. ^ The title of the Estonia head of state changed from Prime Minister to State Elder on 21 December 1920.
  8. ^ Iceland only became independent in 1918.
  9. ^ The title of the Latvian head of state changed from President of the People's Council to President of the Constituent Assembly on 1 May 1920.
  10. ^ a b c In exile between 1940 and 1945.
  11. ^ Kalinin was head of state of Russia from 1919 to 1938, and head of state of the Soviet Union (Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of the Congress of Soviets) from 1922 to 1946.
  12. ^ Lenin was head of government of Russia (Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars) from 1917 to 1924 and head of government of the Soviet Union (Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars) from 1922 to 1924.
  13. ^ Peter I was King of Serbia from 1903 to 1918 and King of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes from 1918 to 1921.
  14. ^ The seven member Swiss Federal Council is the collective head of state and the government of Switzerland. Within the Council, the President of the Swiss Confederation serves solely in a primus inter pares capacity for one year.