List of state leaders in 1908

This is a list of heads of state, heads of governments, and other rulers in the year 1908.




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South AmericaEdit


  1. ^ Ugyen Wangchuck was Druk Gyalpo until 1926, but the Kingdom of Bhutan was only sovereign until 1910.
  2. ^ Hussein bin Ali was Sharif and Emir of Mecca from 1908 and King of Hejaz from 1916.
  3. ^ Ibn Saud was Emir of Nejd and Hasa between 1902 and 1921, Sultan of Nejd between 1921 and 1927, King of Nejd between 1927 and 1932 additionally King of Hejaz between 1926 and 1932 (collectively referred to as King of Nejd and Hejaz), and King of Saudi Arabia from 1932.
  4. ^ Bulgaria only became independent in 1908.
  5. ^ The Cretan State was annexed by Greece in 1908.
  6. ^ Montenegro was only recognized as an independence state in 1878.
  7. ^ a b In exile between 1940 and 1945.
  8. ^ Peter I was King of Serbia from 1903 to 1918 and King of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes from 1918 to 1921.
  9. ^ 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.