Korea (South): Polity Style: 1945-2016

12 Sep 1945 military occupation by the United States and creation of a military government is proclaimed in Seoul
12 Sep 1945 - 17 Jul 1948 Korea = Joseon (조선 | 朝鮮)
17 Jul 1948 Constitution of the Republic of Korea takes effect upon the promulgation by the Chairman of the National Assembly in accordance with Art. 99 of the Constitution [1]
17 Jul 1948 - Daehan Minguk (대한민국 | 大韓民國) | Republic of Korea (literally "Great Han People's Nation")
15 Aug 1948 inauguration ceremony of the Republic of Korea in Seoul and termination of the authority of the United States Army Military Government in Korea

[1] Published in Gwanbo, 1 Sep 1948 (官报 大韓民國三〇年九月一日).
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