Spain: Polity Style: 1812-2016

19 Mar 1812 - 11 Feb 1873 Monarquía Española [1]
11 Feb 1873 - 30 Dec 1874 República Española [2]
29 Dec 1874 - 14 Apr 1931 Monarquía Española
14 Apr 1931 - 1 Apr 1939 República Española [3]
24 Jul 1936 - 29 Dec 1978 Estado Español [4]
29 Dec 1978 - España [5]

[1] This term, as well as España and Las Españas, only gradually comes into official use. These terms have no Constitutional standing before 1808.
[2] In dissidence: Monarquía Española (see footnotes)
[3] In dissidence from 24 Jul 1936: Estado Español
[4] From 27 Jul 1947 legislation declares: "El Estado español se constituye en reino."
[5] In frequent unofficial use: Reino de España
Last updated on: 26 Jun 2009 04:15:24