Afghanistan: Polity Style: 1929-2018

17 Oct 1929 - 17 Jul 1973 Dawlat-i Pādshāhī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Pāchāī Dawlat | Kingdom of Afghanistan
17 Jul 1973 proclamation of the Republic of Afghanistan [1]
17 Jul 1973 - 27 Apr 1978 Dawlat-i Jamhūrī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Jamhūrī Dawlat | Republic of Afghanistan
30 Apr 1978 name of the state is changed in accordance with Art. 2 (1) of Decree No. 1 of the Revolutionary Council [2]
30 Apr 1978 - 30 Nov 1987 Jamhūrī-i Dimūkrātīk-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Dimūkrātīk Jamhūriyyat | Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
30 Nov 1987 name of the state is changed in accordance with the Constitution approved by the Loya Jirga 30 Nov 1987 [3]
30 Nov 1987 - 28 Apr 1992 Jamhūrī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Jamhūriyyat | Republic of Afghanistan
28 Apr 1992 proclamation of islamic republic
28 Apr 1992 - 22 Dec 2001 Dawlat-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Islāmī Dawlat | Islamic State of Afghanistan
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 | Interim Administration of Afghanistan
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 | Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan
7 Dec 2004 inauguration of head of state under the Constitution of 2004, public ceremony, Kabul [4]
7 Dec 2004 - Jamhūrī-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān = De Afghānistān Islāmī Jamhūriyyat | Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

[1] Original radio announcement was made 17 Jul 1973 and later printed in Official Gazette, No. 245, 28 Jul 1973, pp. 1-8.
[2] Official Gazette, No. 396, 6 May 1978, pp. 6-7.
[3] Official Gazette, No. 660, 1 Mar 1988, pp. 1-64.
[4] 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 (Islamic Republic of Afghanistan), did not affect the use of the former style until 7 Dec 2004 when the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan was inaugurated.
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