List of state leaders in 1966

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This is a list of heads of state, government leaders, and other rulers in the year 1966.

Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

North America[edit]

Oceania[edit]

South America[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burundi only became independent in 1962.
  2. ^ Titled Emperor Bokassa I after 1976.
  3. ^ Chad only became independent in 1960.
  4. ^ Gamal Abdel Nasser was President of the United Arab Republic 1958–1961.
  5. ^ In exile between 1936 and 1941.
  6. ^ The Gambia only became independent in 1965, before that Sir John Warburton Paul was titled Governor of The Gambia.
  7. ^ The Gambia only became independent in 1965.
  8. ^ Before independence the monarch was titled Paramount Chief.
  9. ^ The Malagasy Republic only became independent in 1960.
  10. ^ Malawi only became independent in 1964, before that Sir Glyn Smallwood Jones was titled Governor of Nyasaland.
  11. ^ Malawi only became independent in 1964.
  12. ^ Nnamdi Azikiwe was titled Governor-General of Nigeria between 1960 and 1963 under the monarchy.
  13. ^ Nigeria only became independent in 1960.
  14. ^ Unacknowledged by the government after 1965.
  15. ^ Clifford Dupont was titled President of Rhodesia between 1970 and 1975 after the abolishing of the monarchy.
  16. ^ Rwanda only became independent in 1962.
  17. ^ Julius Nyerere was President of Tanganyika from 1962 to 1964.
  18. ^ Upper Volta only became independent in 1960.
  19. ^ William Gopallawa was titled President of Sri Lanka between 1972 and 1978 after the abolishing of the monarchy.
  20. ^ North Korea only became independent in 1948.
  21. ^ Malaysia (then called Malaya) only became independent in 1957.
  22. ^ a b Maldives only became independent in 1965.
  23. ^ Singapore only became independent in 1965, before that Yusof bin Ishak was titled Yang di-Pertuan Negara of Singapore.
  24. ^ Singapore only became independent in 1965.
  25. ^ Prime minister of Vietnam from 1976 to 1987.
  26. ^ King Constantine II went into exile in 1967.
  27. ^ Malta only became independent in 1964, until then Sir Maurice Henry Dorman was titled Governor of Malta.
  28. ^ Malta only became independent in 1964.
  29. ^ 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.
  30. ^ Titled Premier before independence
  31. ^ 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.
  32. ^ Trinidad and Tobago only became independent in 1962, until then Sir Solomon Hochoy was titled Governor of Trinidad and Tobago.
  33. ^ Trinidad and Tobago only became independent in 1962.
  34. ^ Western Samoa only became independent in 1962.
  35. ^ Titled Premier until independence.

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