Azerbaijan: Polity Style: 1918-2021

28 May 1918 a declaration of independence is passed by the Azerbaijani National Council sitting in Tiflis (now Tbilisi, Georgia) (Minutes of Meetings of the Muslim Parliamentary Group of the Transcaucasian Diet and of the Azerbaijani National Council, pp. 60, 61-63) [1]
28 May 1918 - 27 Apr 1920 Azərbaycan Xalq Cümhuriyyəti | Azerbaijan People's Republic [1][2]
27 Apr 1920 - 5 Feb 1991 continued in Azerbaijan (Soviet Republic)
5 Feb 1991 name of the state is changed in accordance with a law passed by the Supreme Council 5 Feb 1991 with immediate effect (Kommunist, No. 28, 8 Feb 1991, p. 2)
5 Feb 1991 - Azәrbaycan Respublikası | Azerbaijani Republic [3]
30 Aug 1991 declaration of restoration of state independence

[1] Azerbaijan remains a notional polity without territorial authority until 16 Jun 1918 when the national government arrived to Elizavetpol (now Ganja, Azerbaijan).
[2] Also in official use: Azərbaycan Cümhuriyyəti (Azerbaijan Republic); semi-official: Azərbaycan Demokratik Respublikası (Azerbaijan Democratic Republic), Russian: Азербайджанская Демократическая Республика (Azerbajdžanskaja Demokratičeskaja Respublika, Azerbaijan Democratic Republic), Азербайджанская Республика (Azerbajdžanskaja Respublika, Azerbaijan Republic).
[3] Presidential decree of 29 Nov 1990 introduced Azәrbaycan Respublikası pending the endorsement by legislature.
Last updated on: 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00