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List of countries by date of abolition of monarchy[edit]

Country Monarchy abolished ? Date of abolition of monarchy Last Monarch
Name Title Royal House
Afghanistan yes 1973 - July 17 Mohammed Zahir Shah King House of Barakzai
Albania yes 1939 - April 7 Last native monarchy abolished Zog I King House of Zogu
1943 - July 25 Italian monarchy in Albania abolished Victor Emmanuel III King House of Savoy
Andorra no [1] - - - -
Antigua and Barbuda never had a monarchy - - - -


Country Date of abolition of monarchy Last Monarch
Name Title Royal House
Afghanistan 1973 - July 17 Mohammed Zahir Shah King House of Barakzai
Albania 1939 - April 7 Last native monarchy abolished Zog I King House of Zogu
1943 - July 25 Italian monarchy in Albania abolished Victor Emmanuel III King House of Savoy
Andorra none [2] - - -
Antigua and Barbuda none [3] - - -
Australia none [3] - - -
Austria 1918 - November 12 Charles I Emperor House of Habsburg-Lorraine
Bahamas none [3] - - -
Bahrain none [4] - - -
Barbados none [3] - - -
Belgium none [5] - - -
Belize none [3] - - -
Bhutan none [6] - - -
Brunei none [7] - - -
Bulgaria 1946 - September 15 Simeon II Tsar House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Cambodia none [8] - - -
Canada none [3] - - -
China 1912 - February 12 Puyi Emperor Qing Dynasty
Denmark none [9] - - -
Egypt 1953 - June 18 Fuad II King Muhammad Ali Dynasty
Ethiopia 1974 - September 12 Haile Selassie I Emperor Solomonic Dynasty
France 1848 - February 24 Centuries-old royal rule abolished Louis-Philippe I King House of Orléans
1870 - September 4 Short-lived imperial rule abolished Napoléon III Emperor House of Bonaparte
Finland 1918 - December 14 Throne renounced by the King-Elect Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse King-Elect House of Hesse-Kassel
1919 - July 26 Regency abolished Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim Regent none ; descended from the Mannerheim family
Germany 1918 - November 9 Wilhelm II Emperor House of Hohenzollern
Greece 1973 - June 1 Constantine II King House of Glücksburg
Grenada none [3] - - -
Iceland 1944 - June 17 Christian X King House of Glücksburg
Iran 1979 - February 11 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Shah Pahlavi Dynasty
Iraq 1958 - July 14 Faisal II King House of Hashim
Ireland 1949 - April 18 George VI King House of Windsor
Italy 1946 - June 12 Umberto II King House of Savoy
Jamaica none [3] - - -
Japan none [10] - - -
Jordan none [11] - - -
Korea 1910 - August 22 Last native monarchy abolished Sunjong Emperor Joseon Dynasty
1945 - August 15 Japanese monarchy in Korea abolished Hirohito Emperor Imperial House of Japan
Kuwait none [12] - - -
Lesotho none [13] - - -
Libya 1969 - September 1 Idris I King Senussi Dynasty
Liechtenstein none [14] - - -
Luxembourg none [15] - - -
Malaysia none [16] - - -
Malta 1974 - December 13 Elizabeth II Queen House of Windsor
Monaco none [17] - - -
Morocco none [18] - - -
Nepal none [19] - - -
Netherlands none [20] - - -
New Zealand none [3] - - -
Norway none [21] - - -
Oman none [22] - - -
Papua New Guinea none [3] - - -
Portugal 1910 - October 4 Manuel II King House of Braganza
Qatar none [23] - - -
Romania 1947 - December 30 Michael I King House of Hohenzollern
Russia 1917 - March 15 Nicholas II Tsar House of Romanov
Saint Kitts and Nevis none [3] - - -
Saint Lucia none [3] - - -
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines none [3] - - -
San Marino none [24] - - -
Saudi Arabia none [25] - - -
Solomon Islands none [3] - - -
Spain none [26] - - -
Swaziland none [27] - - -
Sweden none [28] - - -
Thailand none [29] - - -
Tonga none [30] - - -
Tunisia 1957 - July 25 Muhammad VIII al-Amin King Husainid Dynasty
Turkey 1922 - November 1 Mehmed VI Sultan Ottoman Dynasty
Tuvalu none [3] - - -
United Arab Emirates none [31] - - -
United Kingdom none [3] - - -
Vatican City none [32] - - -


  1. ^ Andorra is still ruled by two Co-Princes.
  2. ^ Andorra is still ruled by two Co-Princes.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p The 16 Commonwealth realms are still ruled by a Queen.
  4. ^ Bahrain is still ruled by a King.
  5. ^ Belgium is still ruled by a King.
  6. ^ Bhutan is still ruled by a King.
  7. ^ Brunei is still ruled by a Sultan.
  8. ^ Cambodia is still ruled by a King.
  9. ^ Denmark is still ruled by a Queen.
  10. ^ Japan is still ruled by an Emperor.
  11. ^ Jordan is still ruled by a King.
  12. ^ Kuwait is still ruled by an Emir.
  13. ^ Lesotho is still ruled by a King.
  14. ^ Liechtenstein is still ruled by a Prince.
  15. ^ Luxembourg is still ruled by a Grand Duke.
  16. ^ Malaysia is still ruled by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
  17. ^ Monaco is still ruled by a Prince.
  18. ^ Morocco is still ruled by a King.
  19. ^ Nepal is still ruled by a King. However, the future of the monarchy is highly uncertain as the monarch's constitutional role as Head of State has been transferred to the Prime Minister until the Constituent Assembly decides on the monarchy's fate.
  20. ^ The Netherlands are still ruled by a Queen.
  21. ^ Norway is still ruled by a King.
  22. ^ Oman is still ruled by a Sultan.
  23. ^ Qatar is still ruled by an Emir.
  24. ^ San Marino has never had a monarchy. It has been a republic since its foundation in 301.
  25. ^ Saudi Arabia is still ruled by a King.
  26. ^ Spain is still ruled by a King.
  27. ^ Swaziland is still ruled by a King.
  28. ^ Sweden is still ruled by a King.
  29. ^ Thailand is still ruled by a King.
  30. ^ Tonga is still ruled by a King.
  31. ^ The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates, each with its own ruler. Although he is elected by the Supreme Council every five years and uses the non-monarchical title of President, the Head of State is a de facto monarch as the Presidency is unofficially hereditary to the Al-Nahayan clan of Abu Dhabi.
  32. ^ The Vatican City is still ruled by the Pope.