Dominican Republic: Polity Style: 1821-2016

1 Dec 1821 - 9 Feb 1822 Estado Independiente de la Parte Española de Haití en Colombia
9 Feb 1822 - 27 Feb 1844 reverts to Haiti
27 Feb 1844 - 18 Mar 1861 República Dominicana
18 Mar 1861 act of incorporation of República Dominicana into the Spanish Monarchy proclaimed in Santo Domingo (Colección de Leyes, Decretos y Resoluciones, 4:99-100)
18 Mar 1861 - 8 Jun 1861 Santo Domingo
19 May 1861 royal decree accepts the incorporation of República Dominicana into the Spanish Monarchy (Gaceta de Madrid, Lunes 20 de Mayo 1861, Num. 140)
8 Jun 1861 installation of a Capitan General in Santo Domingo
8 Jun 1861 - 1 May 1865 Capitanía General de Santo Domingo
5 Oct 1861 royal decree formally creates a capitaincy general in Santo Domingo (Gaceta de Madrid, Domingo 13 de Octubre 1861, Num. 286)
14 Sep 1863 act of independence of República Dominicana is signed at Santiago de los Caballeros (Colección de Leyes, Decretos y Resoluciones, 4:175-176)
14 Sep 1863 - República Dominicana
1 May 1865 revocation of the royal decree of 19 May 1861 on incorporation of República Dominicana into the Spanish Monarchy (received in Santo Domingo 28 May 1865) (Gaceta de Madrid, Jueves 4 de Mayo 1865, Num. 124)
11 Jul 1865 Spanish administration leaves Santo Domingo
29 Nov 1916 military occupation by the United States and creation of a military government, ostensibly acting on behalf of República Dominicana, is proclaimed in Santo Domingo (Gaceta Oficial, No. 2758, Santo Domingo, 2 de diciembre de 1916)
21 Oct 1922 national government installed in Santo Domingo
Last updated on: 26 Jun 2009 03:08:58