List of state leaders in 2002

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This is a list of heads of state, government leaders, and other rulers in the year 2002.

Contents

Africa

Asia

Europe

North America

Oceania

South America

Footnotes

  1. ^ Eritrea only became independent in 1993.
  2. ^ Bahrain only became independent in 1971.
  3. ^ Brunei only became independent in 1984.
  4. ^ Hun Sen was titled Second Prime Minister between 1993 and 1998.
  5. ^ Kazakhstan only became independent in 1991.
  6. ^ The position of the Chairman was declared to be the "highest office of state" by the constitution that came into effect on September 5, 1998.
  7. ^ Kyrgyzstan only became independent in 1991.
  8. ^ Turkmenistan only became independent in 1991.
  9. ^ Uzbekistan only became independent in 1991.
  10. ^ Ali Abdullah Saleh was President of North Yemen until 1990.
  11. ^ Abkhazia only declared independence on 23 July 1992.
  12. ^ Transnistria only declared independence in 1991.
  13. ^ Slovenia only became independent in 1991.
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ Tonga only became independent in 1970.

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