Italy: Polity Style: 1861-2022

18 Mar 1861 the king of Sardinia assumed the title of the King of Italy (Re d'Italia) in accordance with a law promulgated on 17 Mar 1861 (effective upon publication on 18 Mar 1861) (Italy Official Gazette, No. 68, 18 Mar 1861, p. 1)
18 Mar 1861 - 18 Jun 1946 Regno d'Italia
10 Jun 1946 provisional results of the referendum on the form of government (monarchy vs. republic), confirming the majority of votes in favour of the republic, are certified at the meeting of the Supreme Court of Cassation (Corte suprema di cassazione) on 10 Jun 1946 (Italy Official Gazette, Part I, No. 134, 20 Jun 1946, pp. 1449-1450) [1]
18 Jun 1946 final results of the referendum on the form of government (monarchy vs. republic), confirming the majority of votes in favour of the republic, are certified at the meeting of the Supreme Court of Cassation (Corte suprema di cassazione) on 18 Jun 1946 (Italy Official Gazette, Part I, No. 134, 20 Jun 1946, pp. 1451-1452)
18 Jun 1946 - Repubblica Italiana

[1] The exercise of executive authority by the king was discontinued on 13 Jun 1946 when a declaration of the Council of Ministers transferred the functions of the head of state to the President of the Council of Ministers (Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri), pending the election of the Provisional Head of State (Capo provvisorio dello Stato).
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