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Samoa ( Independent State of Samoa )
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1873 Kingdom of Samoa
1889 Tripartite German-British-U.S. protectorate.
1900 Archipelago annexed by Germany.
1914 New Zealand occupation.
1920 League of Nations mandate, administered by New Zealand.
1947 United Nations trust territory.
1962 Independence from New Zealand, Independent State of Western Samoa.
1997 Independent State of Samoa

@ 1873 1886 1888 1900 1914

1914 1948 1949 Now


Kiribati ( Republic of Kiribati )
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1873 Inauguration of central government.
1892 Gilbert and Ellice Islands ( British protectorate ).
1901 Ocean Island ( Banaba ) annexed by U.K.
1916 British colony.
1916 Part of the British Western Pacific Territories to 1976.
1941 Japanese occupation to 1943.
1975 Separation of the Ellice Islands as Tuvalu.
1979 Independence of the Gilbert Islands as Republic of Kiribati.

@ 1892 1937 1975 1979 Now


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