Afghanistan: Polity Style: 1880-2021

before 1973 Afghānistān (افغانستان) | Afghanistan
17 Jul 1973 Afghanistan is proclaimed a republic in accordance with a declaration of 17 Jul 1973 (Afghanistan Official Gazette, No. 245, 28 Jul 1973/1352.05.06, pp. 1-8)
26 Jul 1973 Afghanistan is proclaimed a republican state in accordance with a decree of 26 Jul 1973 (Afghanistan Official Gazette, No. 245, 28 Jul 1973/1352.05.06, pp. 11-12)
26 Jul 1973 - 28 Apr 1978 Da Afghānistān Jamhūrī Dawlat (د افغانستان جمهوری دولت) :: Dawlat-i Jumhūrī-i Afghānistān (دولت جمهوری افغانستان) | Republican State of Afghanistan
28 Apr 1978 Constitution of 1977 is abrogated in accordance with the declarations of the Military Revolutionary Council of 28 Apr 1978 (Afghanistan Official Gazette, No. 396, 6 May 1978/1357.02.16, pp. 2-3; Kabul Times, No. 32, 4 May 1978/1357.02.14, p. 4)
30 Apr 1978 Afghanistan is proclaimed a democratic republic in accordance with a decree of the Revolutionary Council of 30 Apr 1978 (Afghanistan Official Gazette, No. 396, 6 May 1978/1357.02.16, pp. 6-7; Kabul Times, No. 32, 4 May 1978/1357.02.14, p. 1)
30 Apr 1978 - 30 Nov 1987 Da Afghānistān Dimūkrātīk Jamhūriyat (د افغانستان دموكراتیك جمهوریت) :: Jumhūrī-i Dimūkrātīk-i Afghānistān (جمهورى دموكراتیك/دموکراتیک افغانستان) | Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
30 Nov 1987 name of the state is changed in accordance with the Constitution approved by the Loyah Jirgah on 30 Nov 1987 (Afghanistan Official Gazette, No. 660, 1 Mar 1988/1366.12.12, pp. 1-64)
30 Nov 1987 - 28 Apr 1992 Da Afghānistān Jamhūriyat (د افغانستان جمهوریت) :: Jumhūrī-i Afghānistān (جمهوری افغانستان) | Republic of Afghanistan
28 Apr 1992 authorities of the Islamic State of Afghanistan established in accordance with an agreement signed on 24 Apr 1992 in Peshawar, Pakistan, are installed in Kabul, public ceremony (Kows̱ar, No. 202, 29 Apr 1992/1371.02.09, p. 4; Afghan Jehad, No. 3, April-June 1992, pp. 189-190)
28 Apr 1992 - 26 Oct 1997 Da Afghānistān Islāmī Dawlat (د افغانستان اسلامی دولت) :: Dawlat-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān (دولت اسلامی افغانستان) | Islamic State of Afghanistan
26 Oct 1997 name of the state is changed in accordance with an instruction of Amīr al-Muʼminīn of 13 Oct 1997 (Sharia, No. 93, 29 Oct 1997/1376.08.07, p. 1) [1]
26 Oct 1997 - 7 Dec 2001 Da Afghānistān Islāmī Imārat (د افغانستان اسلامي امارات) :: Imārat-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān (امارت اسلامی افغانستان) | Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
7 Dec 2001 polity ceased to exist de facto upon the occupation of the seat of Amīr al-Muʼminīn, Kandahar, by a force of local militia allied with the invading army of the United States
22 Dec 2001 inauguration of the Interim Administration of Afghanistan, public ceremony, Kabul
22 Dec 2001 - 19 Jun 2002 Afghānistān (افغانستان) | Afghanistan
19 Jun 2002 inauguration of the President of the Transitional Islamic State, session of the Loyah Jirgah, Kabul (Haywād, No. 40, 24 Jun 2002/1381.04.03, p. 1)
19 Jun 2002 - 7 Dec 2004 Da Afghānistān Intiqālī Islāmī Dawlat (د افغانستان انتقالي اسلامي دولت) :: Dawlat-i Intiqālī-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān (دولت انتقالی اسلامی افغانستان) | Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan
7 Dec 2004 inauguration of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan under the Constitution of 2004, public ceremony, Kabul (Mujāhid, No. 34, 8 Dec 2004/1383.09.18, pp. 1, 7) [2]
7 Dec 2004 - 15 Aug 2021 Da Afghānistān Islāmī Jamhūriyat (د افغانستان اسلامي جمهوريت) :: Jumhūrī-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān (جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان)| Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
15 Aug 2021 polity ceased to exist de facto upon the occupation of the seat of government, Kabul, by the armed forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
15 Aug 2021 - Da Afghānistān Islāmī Imārat (د افغانستان اسلامي امارات) :: Imārat-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān (امارت اسلامی افغانستان) | Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

[1] An instruction of Amīr al-Muʼminīn dated 13 Oct 1997/1376.07.21 was broadcast on 26 Oct 1997/1376.08.04 and published on 29 Oct 1997/1376.08.07.
[2] The promulgation of the Constitution on 26 Jan 2004, referring to the state as Da Afghānistān da Islāmī Jamhūrī Dawlat (د افغانستان د اسلامی جمهوری دولت) :: Dawlat-i Jumhūrī-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān (دولت جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان) (Republican Islamic State of Afghanistan), did not affect the use of the former style until 7 Dec 2004 when the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan was inaugurated.
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