Afghanistan: Polity Style: 1881-2016

2 Oct 1881 - 9 Apr 1923 Dawlat-i Khudādād-i Afghānistān
9 Apr 1923 - 9 Jun 1926 Dawlat-i ‘Āliyya-i Afghānistān = De Loṛ Dawlat de Afghānistān
9 Jun 1926 - 23 May 1929 Dawlat-i Pādshāhī-i Afghānistān [1]
17 Jan 1929 - 13 Oct 1929 Dawlat-i ‘Āliyya-i Afghānistān = De Loṛ Dawlat de Afghānistān
17 Oct 1929 - 17 Jul 1973 Dawlat-i Pādshāhī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Pāchāī Dawlat
17 Jul 1973 proclamation of republic [2]
17 Jul 1973 - 27 Apr 1978 Dawlat-i Jamhūrī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Jamhūrī Dawlat
30 Apr 1978 change in the polity style is prescribed by Art. 2 (1) of Decree No. 1 of the Revolutionary Council [3]
30 Apr 1978 - 30 Nov 1987 Jamhūrī-i Dimūkrātīk-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Dimūkrātīk Jamhūriyyat
30 Nov 1987 change in the polity style as defined in the Constitution effective upon the endorsement by the Loya Jirga 30 Nov 1987 [4]
30 Nov 1987 - 28 Apr 1992 Jamhūrī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Jamhūriyyat
28 Apr 1992 proclamation of islamic republic
28 Apr 1992 - 22 Dec 2001 Dawlat-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Islāmī Dawlat
22 Dec 2001 inauguration of the Interim Administration of Afghanistan, public ceremony, Kabul
22 Dec 2001 - 19 Jun 2002 Idāra-i Muwaqqat-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Muwaqqata Idāra
19 Jun 2002 inauguration of head of the Transitional Islamic State, session of the Loya Jirga, Kabul
19 Jun 2002 - 7 Dec 2004 Dawlat-i Intiqālī Islāmī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Intiqālī Islāmī Dawlat
7 Dec 2004 inauguration of head of state under the Constitution of 2004, public ceremony, Kabul [5]
7 Dec 2004 - Jamhūrī-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Islāmī Jamhūriyyat

[1] 17 Jan 1929 - 23 May 1929 in opposition to Dawlat-i ‘Āliyya-i Afghānistān = De Loṛ Dawlat de Afghānistān.
[2] Official Gazette, No. 245, 28 Jul 1973.
[3] Official Gazette, No. 396, 6 May 1978.
[4] Official Gazette, No. 660, 1 Mar 1988.
[5] Promulgation of the Constitution on 26 Jan 2004, normally referring to the state in its articles as Dawlat-i Jamhūrī-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān de Islāmī Jamhūrī Dawlat, did not affect the use of the former style effective under the Interim Administration of Afghanistan.
Last updated on: 07 Sep 2011 13:16:45