Slovakia: Polity Style: 1938-2016

28 Oct 1918 - 14 Mar 1939 a part of Czechoslovakia
22 Nov 1938 autonomy under a Constitutional Act of 22 Nov 1938
22 Nov 1938 - 14 Mar 1939 Slovenská krajina
14 Mar 1939 act of independence
14 Mar 1939 - 31 Jul 1939 Slovenský štát
31 Jul 1939 promulgation of the Constitution of 1939 [1]
31 Jul 1939 - 4 Apr 1945 Slovenská republika [2]
4 Apr 1945 - 31 Dec 1992 a part of Czechoslovakia
1 Jan 1969 constituent member of the Czechoslovak Federation
1 Jan 1969 - 1 Mar 1990 Slovenská socialistická republika
1 Mar 1990 - Slovenská republika
17 Jul 1992 declaration of sovereignty
31 Dec 1992 dissolution of the Czechoslovak Federation under a Constitutional Act of 25 Nov 1992
1 Jan 1993 acceded to independence under a Constitutional Act of 25 Nov 1992

[1] The Constitution of 1939 (Ústavný zákon zo dňa 21. júla 1939 o ústave Slovenskej republiky) is passed 21 Jul 1939 by the Národná rada Slovenskej krajiny and takes effect upon promulgation (31 Jul 1939) in Slovenský zákonník, Čiastka 41, Ročník 1939, Vydaná 31. júla 1939, s. 375-384.
[2] The end of Slovenská republika is dated by the fall of the seat of government, Bratislava, to the Soviet troops (4 Apr 1945); formal capitulation of the Slovak government is signed in exile at Kremsmünster (now in Austria) 8 May 1945.
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