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Marshall Islands

15 Oct 1885               Annexed by German Empire (Marshall Inseln)

13 Sep 1886               German protectorate

01 Apr 1906               Part of German New Guinea

29 Oct 1914               Under Japanese occupation

28 Jun 1919               Germany renounces claim to the islands

17 Dec 1920               League of Nations mandate under Japan

       1935               Decladred annexed by Japan

20 Feb 1944               U.S occupation

18 Jul 1947               Part of the United Nations Trust Territory of the Pacific

                          (Marshall Islands district)

01 May 1979               Autonomy (Republic of the Marshall Islands)

10 Jul 1987               Trust Territory is dissolved

22 Dec 1990               Independence


Presidents

01 May 1979 - 20 Dec 1996 Amata Kabua ........................ 1928-1996

                          (acting to 17 Nov 1979)

21 Dec 1996 - 17 Jan 1997 Kunio David Lemari ................. 1942-2008

                          (acting)

17 Jan 1997 - 10 Jan 2000 Imata Jabro Kabua .................. 1943-

10 Jan 2000 - 07 Jan 2008 Kessai Hesa Note ................... 1950-

07 Jan 2008 - 21 Oct 2009 Iroij Litokwa Tomeing .............. 1939-

21 Oct      - 02 Nov 2009 Ruben R. Zackhras .................. 1947-

                          (acting)

02 Nov 2009 - 10 Jan 2012 Jurelang Zedkaia ................... 1950-2015

10 Jan 2012 - 11 Jan 2016 Christopher Jorebon Loeak .......... 1952-

11 Jan      - 28 Jan 2016 Casten Ned Nemra ................... 1971-

28 Jan 2016 -             Hilda Cathy Heine .................. 1951-



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