Slovakia: Polity Style: 1938-2017

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 | Slovak Land
14 Mar 1939 proclaimed an independent state in accordance with a law passed 14 Mar 1939 by the Slovenský snem (Slovak Diet) (Slovenský zákonník, No. 1, 14 Mar 1939, p. 1) [1]
14 Mar 1939 - 31 Jul 1939 Slovenský štát | Slovak State
31 Jul 1939 name of the state is changed in accordance with the Constitution of 1939 (passed 21 Jul 1939 by Národná rada; effective upon promulgation 31 Jul 1939) (Slovenský zákonník, No. 41, 31 Jul 1939, pp. 375-384)
31 Jul 1939 - 4 Apr 1945 Slovenská republika | Slovak Republic [3]
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 | Slovak Socialist Republic
1 Mar 1990 - Slovenská republika | Slovak Republic
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] Full title (Slovak): Zákon zo dňa 14. marca 1939 o samostatnom Slovenskom štáte.
[2] Full title (Slovak): Ústavný zákon zo dňa 21. júla 1939 o ústave Slovenskej republiky.
[3] 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.
Last updated on: 04 Feb 2017 11:36:04