Croatia: Polity Style: 1939-2016

18 Nov/1 Dec 1918 part of Yugoslavia
26 Aug 1939 act on creation of Banovina Hrvatska of 26 Aug 1939 (effective 26 Aug 1939) as a part of Yugoslavia
26 Aug 1939 - 10 Apr 1941 Banovina Hrvatska
10 Apr 1941 proclamation of independence
10 Apr 1941 - 8 May 1945 Nezavisna Država Hrvatska [1]
9 May 1944 proclamation of Federalna Država Hrvatska as a federal state of Yugoslavia
9 May 1944 - 31 Jan 1946 Federalna Država Hrvatska [2]
8 May 1945 government of Nezavisna Država Hrvatska collapses
31 Jan 1946 constitution of Yugoslavia comes into operation defining a new polity name
31 Jan 1946 - 7 Apr 1963 Narodna Republika Hrvatska
7 Apr 1963 constitution of Yugoslavia comes into operation defining a new polity name
7 Apr 1963 - 25 Jul 1990 Socijalistićka Republika Hrvatska
25 Jul 1990 constitutional amendments including the change of polity name come into effect
25 Jul 1990 - Republika Hrvatska
25 Jun 1991 constitutional act and declaration of sovereignty
8 Oct 1991 parliamentary resolution on discontinuance of state and legal relations with Yugoslavia

[1] Briefly after the proclamation Država Hrvatska was also in official use.
[2] Originated as dissident polity.
Last updated on: 26 Jun 2009 03:06:51