Countries named after people

Name the 20 countries of the world that are named after actual people.
Direct namings only. Not including countries named after dynasties (Saudi Arabia, Liechtenstein,...), or indirectly named(United States of America, Antigua and Barbuda...).
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Last updated: February 5, 2018
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Africa
Mauritius
Maurice of Nassau
Mozambique
Mussa Ben Mbiki
São Tomé and Príncipe
Saint Thomas and Prince Alfonso
Seychelles
Jean Moreau de Séchelles
Swaziland
Mswati I
 
 
Asia
Azerbaijan
Atropates
Israel
Jacob
Philippines
Philip of Spain
Europe
San Marino
Saint Marinus
 
 
North America
Dominican Republic
Saint Dominic
El Salvador
Jesus (the Saviour)
Nicaragua
Nicarao
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Cristopher
Saint Lucia
Saint Lucy
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Vincent
Oceania
Kiribati
Thomas Gilbert
Marshall Islands
John Marshall
Solomon Islands
King Solomon
 
 
South America
Bolivia
Simón Bolívar
Colombia
Christopher Columbus
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