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Flag changes:

1900-01-01:

German Crown Land of NORTH-WEST AFRICA : German Protectorate of Northwest Africa  (Cameroon City)   -   NORTH-WEST AFRICA

1913-10-09:

German Crown Land of CAMEROON : German Protectorate of Cameroon  (Buea + Yaunde)   -   GERMAN CAMEROON

1914-01-01:

German Crown Land of CAMEROON : German Protectorate of Cameroon  (Buea + Yaunde)   -   GERMAN CAMEROON

1914-09-26:

Occupied Military Territories of FORMER CAMEROON  (Buea)   -   CAMEROON

1919-06-28:

Occupied Territories of FORMER CAMEROON  (Duala)   -   FRENCH CAMEROON

1941-06-05:

Autonomous Territory of Free FRENCH CAMEROON  (Duala)   -   FRENCH CAMEROON

1944-08-25:

League of Nations Mandate of the Autonomous Territory of FRENCH CAMEROON  (Duala)   -   FRENCH CAMEROON

1957-10-29:

United Nations Trust Territory of the State of Cameroon : Autonomous Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -   CAMEROON

1961-10-01:

Federal Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -   CAMEROON

1975-05-20:

United Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -   CAMEROON



































Arms changes:

1900-01-01:

German Crown Land of NORTH-WEST AFRICA : German Protectorate of Northwest Africa  (Cameroon City)   -   NORTH-WEST AFRICA

1912-01-01:

German Crown Land of CAMEROON : German Protectorate of Cameroon  (Buea + Yaunde)   -   GERMAN CAMEROON

1913-01-01:

German Crown Land of CAMEROON : German Protectorate of Cameroon  (Buea + Yaunde)   -   GERMAN CAMEROON

1913-10-09:

German Crown Land of CAMEROON : German Protectorate of Cameroon  (Buea + Yaunde)   -   GERMAN CAMEROON

1914-09-26:

Occupied Military Territories of FORMER CAMEROON  (Buea)   -   CAMEROON

1924-01-01:

League of Nations Mandate of FRENCH CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -   FRENCH CAMEROON

1931-01-01:

League of Nations Mandate of FRENCH CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -   FRENCH CAMEROON

1943-01-01:

Autonomous Territory of Free FRENCH CAMEROON  (Duala)   -   FRENCH CAMEROON

1944-08-25:

League of Nations Mandate of the Autonomous Territory of FRENCH CAMEROON  (Duala)   -   FRENCH CAMEROON

1957-10-29:

United Nations Trust Territory of the State of Cameroon : Autonomous Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -   CAMEROON

1960-12-31:

Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -   CAMEROON

1961-10-01:

Federal Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -   CAMEROON

1975-05-20:

United Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -   CAMEROON

1986-01-01:

Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -   CAMEROON




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

GERMANY

1914-09-26:

FRANCE +

UNITED KINGDOM +

1919-06-28:

FRANCE

1922-07-20:

FRANCE +

LEAGUE OF NATIONS +

1940-06-22:

VICHY FRANCE +

LEAGUE OF NATIONS +

1940-08-28:

FREE FRANCE

1944-08-25:

FRANCE +

LEAGUE OF NATIONS +

1957-05-15:

CAMEROON +

FRENCH UNION +

UNITED NATIONS +

1960-01-01:

CAMEROON +

FRANCE +

1970-08-19:

CAMEROON





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Kamerunstadt

1901-01-01:

  Buea

1908-01-02:

  Buea + Duala

1909-04-28:

  Duala + Buea

1909-06-02:

  Buea + Duala

1910-01-01:

  Buea + Jaunde

1914-09-26:

  Buea

1915-01-01:

  Yaoundé

1916-03-04:

  Douala

1922-07-20:

  Yaoundé

1940-08-28:

  Douala

1946-12-13:

  Yaoundé





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  NORDWESTAFRIKA

1901-01-01:

  KAMERUN

1914-09-26:

  ANCIEN-CAMEROUN

1921-05-25:

  CAMEROUN

1922-07-20:

  CAMEROUN-FRANÇAIS

1957-05-15:

  CAMEROUN





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

German Crown Land of NORTH-WEST AFRICA : German Protectorate of Northwest Africa

1901-01-01:

German Crown Land of CAMEROON : German Protectorate of Cameroon

1914-09-26:

Occupied Military Territories of FORMER CAMEROON

1919-06-28:

Occupied Territories of FORMER CAMEROON

1921-03-23:

Autonomous Occupied Territories of FORMER CAMEROON

1921-05-25:

Autonomous Territories of FRENCH CAMEROON

1922-07-20:

League of Nations Mandate of FRENCH CAMEROON

1940-06-16:

League of Nations Mandate of the Autonomous Territory of FRENCH CAMEROON

1940-08-28:

Autonomous Territory of Free FRENCH CAMEROON

1944-08-25:

League of Nations Mandate of the Autonomous Territory of FRENCH CAMEROON

1946-12-13:

United Nations Trust Territory of FRENCH CAMEROON

1956-12-23:

United Nations Trust Territory of Autonomous FRENCH CAMEROON

1957-05-15:

United Nations Trust Territory of the State of Cameroon : Autonomous Republic of CAMEROON

1960-01-01:

Republic of CAMEROON

1961-10-01:

Federal Republic of CAMEROON

1972-06-02:

United Republic of CAMEROON

1984-02-04:

Republic of CAMEROON





































Ruler changes:

1957-05-15:

United Nations Trust Territory of the State of Cameroon : Autonomous Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -    FR
         (FR)

1960-01-01:

Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -    Ahmadou Ahidjo
         (Ahmadou Babatoura Ahidjo)

1960-05-05:

Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -    President Ahmadou Ahidjo
         (Président Ahmadou Babatoura Ahidjo)

1982-11-06:

United Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)   -    President Paul Biya
         (Président Paul Biya)






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