List of state leaders in 1974

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This is a list of heads of state, government leaders, and other rulers in the year 1974.

Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

North America[edit]

Oceania[edit]

South America[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Titled Emperor Bokassa I after 1976.
  2. ^ Chad only became independent in 1960.
  3. ^ In exile between 1936 and 1941.
  4. ^ Lesotho only became independent in 1966.
  5. ^ Mauritius only became independent in 1968.
  6. ^ Titled 'Officer Administering the Government' between 1965 and 1970.
  7. ^ Swaziland only became independent in 1968, until when Sobhuza II was titled Paramount Chief of Swaziland.
  8. ^ Swaziland only became independent in 1968.
  9. ^ Julius Nyerere was President of Tanganyika from 1962 to 1964.
  10. ^ Name changed from Étienne Eyadéma to Gnassingbé Eyadéma on 8 May 1974.
  11. ^ Bahrain only became independent in 1971, until then the monarch was titled Hakim of Bahrain.
  12. ^ Bahrain only became independent in 1971.
  13. ^ Qatar only became independent in 1971.
  14. ^ Singapore only became independent in 1965.
  15. ^ William Gopallawa was titled Governor-General of Ceylon between 1962 and 1972 under the monarchy.
  16. ^ President of the unified Vietnam from 1976 to 1980.
  17. ^ Prime minister of the unified Vietnam from 1976 to 1987.
  18. ^ 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.
  19. ^ The Bahamas only became independent in 1973.
  20. ^ Barbados only became independent in 1966.
  21. ^ The position Prime Minister of Cuba was abolished on 2 December 1976, but President of the Council of Ministers was created and it continued to be held by Fidel Castro.
  22. ^ Sir Ellis Clarke was titled President of Trinidad and Tobago between 1976 and 1987 after the abolishing of the monarchy.
  23. ^ Trinidad and Tobago only became independent in 1962.
  24. ^ Fiji only became independent in 1970, until when Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara was titled Chief Minister of Fiji.
  25. ^ Subordinated to the Governor of New Caledonia.
  26. ^ a b Tonga only became independent in 1970.
  27. ^ Guyana only became independent in 1966.
  28. ^ Titled President of Suriname after independence in 1975.
  29. ^ Suriname became independent in 1975.