Country

Form of Government

Title of Ruler

Term of Office

Abyssinia

Absolute Despotism

Sultan

Life

Afghanistan

Absolute Despotism

Amir

Life

Anam Kingdom

Absolute Despotism

King

Life

Austro-Hungary

Limited Monarchy

Emperor

Life

Argentine Republic

Republic

President

7 yrs.

Belgium

Limited Monarchy

King

Life

Bolivia

Republic

President

4 yrs.

Bokhara

Absolute Monarchy

Khan

Life

Brazil

Republic

President

China

Absolute Despotism

Emperor

Life

Title of

Ruler

Term of

Office

Country Form of Government

Chili

Republic

President

5 yrs.

Colombia, U. S. of

Republic

President

2 yrs.

Congo Free State

Free State

Sovereign

Life

Costa Rica

Republic

President

4 yrs.

Denmark

Limited Monarchy

King

Life

Dominican Republic

Republic

President

6 yrs.

Ecuador

Republic

President

4 yrs.

Egypt

Absolute Monarchy

Khedive

Life

France

Republic

President

7 yrs.

German Empire

Limited Monarchy

Emperor or

Kaiser Life

Great Britain

Limited Monarchy

Queen

Life

Greece

Limited Monarchy

King

Life

Guatemala

Republic

President

6 yrs.

Haytien Republic

Republic

President

7 yrs.

Honduras

Republic

President

4 yrs.

Italy

Limited Monarchy

King

Life

Japan

Limited Monarchy

Emperor

Life

Madagascar

Absolute Despotism

Queen

Life

Mexico

Republic

President

4 yrs.

Montenegro

Absolute Despotism

Prince

Life

Morocco

Absolute Despotism

Sultan

Life

Netherlands

Limited Monarchy

King

Life

Nicaragua

Republic

President

4 yrs.

Orange Free State

Republic

President

5 yrs.

Paraguay

Republic

President

4 yrs.

Persia

Absolute Despotism

Shah

Life

Peru

Republic

President

4 yrs.

Portugal

Limited Monarchy

King

Life

Russia

Absolute Despotism

Emperor or

Czar Life

Sandwich Islands

Limited Monarchy

King

Life

San Salvador

Republic

President

4 yrs.

Servia

Limited Monarchy

King

Life

Siam

Absolute Despotism

King

Life

Spain

Limited Monarchy

King

Life

Sweden and Norway

Limited Monarchy

King

Life

Switzerland

Republic

President

1 year

Turkey

Absolute Monarchy

Sultan

Life

Transvaal

Republic

President

United States

Republic

President

4 yrs.

Uruguay

Republic

President

4 yrs.

Venezuela

Republic

President

2 yrs.