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General Governorate: Polity Style: 1939-1945

12 Oct 1939 Polish lands occupied by Germany are organised by decree of the Führer and Reich Chancellor of 12 Oct 1939 (Germany Official Gazette - Part I, 24 Oct 1939, No. 210, pp. 2077-2078) [1]
26 Oct 1939 General Government for the occupied Polish regions is constituted, German is designated as the sole official language in accordance with an order of the Governor General of 26 Oct 1939 (General Governorate Official Gazette, No. 1, 26 Oct 1939, pp. 3-4) [2]
26 Oct 1939 - 31 Jul 1940 Generalgouvernement für die besetzten polnischen Gebiete | General Government for the occupied Polish regions
31 Jul 1940 name of the polity is changed in accordance with a decree of the Governor General of 31 Jul 1940 [3][4]
31 Jul 1940 - 19 Jan 1945 Generalgouvernement | General Government
19 Jan 1945 polity disintegrated upon the occupation of the seat of government by the armed forces of the Soviet Union

[1] Full title: Erlaß des Führers und Reichskanzlers über die Verwaltung der besetzten polnischen Gebiete.
[2] Full title: Erste Verordnung über den Aufbau der Verwaltung der besetzten polnischen Gebiete.
[3] Not published.
[4] Full title: Erlaß über organisatorische Neuregelungen im Generalgouvernement.
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