Berlin/West Berlin: Polity Style: 1945-2016

17 May 1945 appointment of municipal government under occupational authorities
17 May 1945 - 20 Oct 1946 Stadt Berlin [1]
20 Oct 1946 provisional Constitution of Greater Berlin (Vorläufige Verfassung für Groß-Berlin) becomes effective
20 Oct 1946 - 1 Oct 1950 Groß-Berlin
30 Nov 1948 election of a rival Magistrat (city government) by an assembly convened at the Soviet sector: Berlin is partitioned de facto into Berlin (East) and Berlin (West)
1 Oct 1950 Constitution of Berlin (Verfassung von Berlin) becomes effective, de facto in force in the sectors occupied by the United Kingdom, United States and France, commonly known as Berlin (West) [2]
1 Oct 1950 - Berlin
3 Oct 1990 incorporated into Germany

[1] Also in official use: Berlin
[2] The provisions proclaiming Berlin a part of the Federal Republic of Germany are included in the Constitution, but become operational only on 3 Oct 1990.
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