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Monarchy of Tanganyika

Monarchy of Tanganyika
Queen Elizabeth II of Tanganyika
Style Her Majesty
First monarch Queen Elizabeth II
Last monarch Queen Elizabeth II
Formation 9 December 1961
Abolition 9 December 1962
Residence United Kingdom
Buckingham Palace
Government House
Appointer Hereditary

The monarchy of Tanganyika was the system of government in which a hereditary monarch was the sovereign of Tanganyika from 1961 to 1962. Tanganyika shared the Sovereign with the other Commonwealth realms, including the United Kingdom. The monarch's constitutional roles were mostly delegated to the Governor-General of Tanganyika. The royal succession was governed by the English Act of Settlement of 1701.

The monarchy was created by the Tanganyika Independence Act 1961 which transformed the United Nations trust territory of Tanganyika into an independent sovereign constitutional monarchy. The monarchy was abolished in 1962, when Tanganyika became a republic within the Commonwealth with

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