Country Timeline

  • Mar 4, 1192

    JAPAN

    JAPAN
    Government- a parliamentary government with a constitutional monarchy
    Political Leader- Akihito Year country founded- 1192
  • Mar 4, 1462

    Russia

    Russia
    Government- federation
    Political Leader- Dmitry Medvedev Year country founded-1462
  • Mar 4, 1492

    United States

    United States
    Government- Constitution-based federal republic; strong democratic tradition
    Political Leader- Barack Obama Year country founded- 1492
  • Mar 4, 1498

    Venezuela

    Venezuela
    Government- federal republic
    Political Leader- Hugo Chavez Year country founded- 1498
  • Mar 4, 1511

    Cuba

    Cuba
    Government- Communist state
    Political Leader- Raul Castro Year country founded- 1511
  • Mar 4, 1517

    Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia
    Government- monarchy
    Political Leader- King Abdullah Year country founded- 1517
  • Mar 4, 1524

    Mexico

    Mexico
    Government- federal republic
    Political Leader- Felipe Calderón Year country founded- 1524
  • Taiwan

    Taiwan
    Government- Multiparty democracy.
    Political Leader- Ma Ying-jeou Year country founded- 1590
  • China

    China
    Government- Communist state
    Political Leader- Hu Jintao Year country founded- 1644
  • Great Britain

    Great Britain
    Government- constitutional monarchy and Commonwealth realm
    Political Leader- Queen Elizabeth II year country founded- 1707
  • North Korea

    North Korea
    Government- Communist state one-man dictatorship
    Political Leader- Kim Jong II Year country founded- 1910
  • Iraq

    Iraq
    Government- parliamentary democracy
    Political Leader- Jalal Talabani Year country founded- 1932