Azerbaijan (Soviet Republic): Polity Style: 1920-1991

28 Apr 1920 - 5 Dec 1936 Azərbaycan İctimai Şura Cümhuriyyəti // Azərbaycan Sosialist Şura Cümhuriyyəti [1][2]
12 Mar 1922 constituent state of the Transcaucasian Confederation
13 Dec 1922 constituent state of the Transcaucasian Federation
5 Dec 1936 admitted to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics under the name of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic in accordance with the Constitution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics passed by the Congress of Councils 5 Dec 1936
5 Dec 1936 - 5 Feb 1991 Azәrbaycan Sovet Sosialist Respublikası = (to 21 Aug 1956) Azerbajdžanskaja Sovetskaja Socialističeskaja Respublika (Азербайджанская Советская Социалистическая Республика)
21 Aug 1956 Azerbaijani is designated as the state language in accordance with an amendment to the Constitution passed by the Supreme Council 21 Aug 1956 (Azerbaijan SSR, 4th Supreme Council, 3rd session, 1956, pp. 126-131, 143)
25 Sep 1989 proclaimed a sovereign state in accordance with a constitutional law passed by the Supreme Council 23 Sep 1989, taking effect on a date (25 Sep 1989) prescribed by the same law (Kommunist, No. 231, 5 Oct 1989, p. 1; Bakinskij rabočij, No. 231, 5 Oct 1989, p. 1)

[1] Original polity style Azərbaycan İctimai Şura Cümhuriyyəti was later amended to comply with the Soviet practice of "internationalization" of national vocabulary: Azərbaycan Sosialist Şura Cümhuriyyəti, etc.
[2] Original spelling (1921-1929?): آذربایجان اجتماعی شورا جمهوریتی // آذربایجان سوسیالیست شورا جمهوریتی; original spelling (1929?-1940?): Azərbajçan Sosjalist Şura Çymhurijjəti
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