In 2022 Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II will have been
Head of The Commonwealth for 70 years.
A chronology of the creation of the 21st century Commonwealth, showing its expansion
from its establishment as a voluntary organisation on 28 April 1949, with the eight founding Nations
Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom,
to its current 54 Nations of The Commonwealth.
This is the Chronology of The Commonwealth from 1949 – 2022