Estonia (Soviet Republic): Polity Style: 1918-1990

29 Nov 1918 proclaimed in Narva
29 Nov 1918 - 1 Feb 1919 Eesti Nõukogude Vabariik - Eesti Töörahva Kommuuna | Soviet Republic of Estonia - Working People's Commune of Estonia
26 Jan 1919 last session of Kommuuna Nõukogu on national territory in Võru [1]
1 Feb 1919 polity is extinct upon the occupation of its territory by alien forces (Võru is occupied 1 Feb 1919)
21 Jul 1940 Estonia is declared a Soviet Socialist Republic in accordance with a declaration passed by the Riigivolikogu 21 Jul 1940
21 Jul 1940 - 28 Aug 1941 Eesti Nõukogude Sotsialistlik Vabariik | Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic
22 Jul 1940 Estonia applies for accession to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in accordance with a declaration passed by the Riigivolikogu 22 Jul 1940
6 Aug 1940 admitted to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in accordance with a law passed by the Supreme Council of the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics 6 Aug 1940 (USSR Supreme Soviet, 1st Soviet, 7th session, 1940, 149-152, 188)
28 Aug 1941 armed forces of the German Reich occupy Tallinn and, subsequently, the territory of Estonia
5 Dec 1941 incorporated into Reichskommissariat Ostland as Generalbezirk Estland
22 Sep 1944 armed forces of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics occupy Tallinn (de facto restoration of Eesti Nõukogude Sotsialistlik Vabariik)
22 Sep 1944 - 8 May 1990 Eesti Nõukogude Sotsialistlik Vabariik = (to 18 Jan 1989) Estonskaja Sovetskaja Socialističeskaja Respublika (Эстонская Советская Социалистическая Республика) | Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic
16 Nov 1988 declaration of state sovereignty (Estonian SSR Supreme Council Records, No. 48 [873], 25 Nov 1988, Art. 685)
18 Jan 1989 Estonian is declared state language in accordance with a law passed by the Ülemnõukogu 18 Jan 1989 (Estonian SSR Supreme Council Records, No. 4 [882], 27 Jan 1989, Art. 60)
30 Mar 1990 resolution of national legislature on transition period for the restoration of statehood

[1] Moves to Marienburg (now Alūksne), Latvia, where holds a session on 4 Feb 1919; continues on the territory of Russia until 5 Jun 1919.
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