List of state leaders in 1956

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This is a list of heads of state, government leaders, and other rulers in the year 1956.

Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

North America[edit]

Oceania[edit]

South America[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gamal Abdel Nasser was President of the United Arab Republic 1958-1961.
  2. ^ Gamal Abdel Nasser was Prime Minister of the United Arab Republic 1958-1961.
  3. ^ In exile between 1936 and 1941.
  4. ^ Titled Chief Minister until independence.
  5. ^ North Korea only became independent in 1948.
  6. ^ North Korea only became independent in 1948.
  7. ^ Laos only became independent in 1953.
  8. ^ Prime minister of Vietnam from 1976 to 1987.
  9. ^ a b In exile between 1940 and 1945.
  10. ^ 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.