Nepal is defeated by Britain in the Anglo-Nepalese War. A treaty establishes Nepal's current boundaries.
The Rana family gains power and works to isolate Nepal from external influences.
A treaty with Britain affirms Nepal's sovereignty.
Nepal joins the United Nations.
A multi-party constitution is adopted.
"King Mahendra declares parliamentary democracy a failure and promotes a new constitution that establishes a ""partyless system"" of councils, which is claimed to be a democratic form of government closer to Nepalese traditions. "
Nepal joins the World Trade Organization.
Nepal becomes a republic with Ram Baran Yadav as its first president.