Latvia: Polity Style: 1918-2021 - Archontology.org

Latvia: Polity Style: 1918-2021

18 Nov 1918 Latvia is proclaimed an independent and sovereign state in accordance with a declaration adopted by the People's Council (Tautas Padome), session of the Council, Riga (Latvia Official Gazette, No. 1, 1/14 Dec 1918, p. 1; People's Council Proceedings, pp. 5-14)
18 Nov 1918 - 7 Nov 1922 Latvija | Latvia [1]
7 Nov 1922 Constitution of the Republic of Latvia became effective on the date (7 Nov 1922) appointed by a law passed by the Constituent Assembly (Satversmes sapulce) on 20 Jun 1922 (Latvia Official Gazette, No. 141, 30 Jun 1922, pp. 1-2)
7 Nov 1922 - 21 Jul 1940 Latvijas Republika | Republic of Latvia
21 Jul 1940 - 4 May 1990 continued in Latvia (Soviet Republic)
4 May 1990 declaration of the People's Assembly (Tautas Saeima) of 21 Jul 1940, proclaiming Latvia a Soviet republic, is recognized null and void; effectiveness of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia of 1922 is restored in accordance with a declaration passsed by the Supreme Council (Augstākā Padome) on 4 May 1990 (Cīņa, No. 99, 8 May 1990, p. 1)
4 May 1990 - Latvijas Republika | Republic of Latvia [2]
21 Aug 1991 Latvia is proclaimed an independent state in accordance with a Constitutional Law passed by the Supreme Council (Augstākā Padome) on 21 Aug 1991 (Diena, No. 161, Extra, 21 Aug 1991, p. 1; Latvijas Republikas Augstākās Padomes un Valdības Ziņotājs, No. 42, 24 Oct 1991)

[1] Also in official use: Latvijas Republika, Latvijas Demokrātiskā Republika
[2] Between 4 May 1990 and 6 Jul 1993 the use of Latvija as an alternative polity style is endorsed by legislation in force.
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