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Flag changes:

1900-01-01:

COURLAND Governorate  (Mitau)   -   COURLAND

1917-05-01:

Administrative Region of COURLAND  (Mitau)   -   COURLAND

1917-11-30:

German Military Administration of the Provincial Council of COURLAND  (Mitau)   -   COURLAND

1918-03-03:

Land Council of COURLAND for a Personal Union with Prussia  (Mitau)   -   COURLAND

1918-12-07:

Traditional Region of COURLAND  (Mitau)   -   COURLAND

1918-12-17:

LATVIAN Conciliar Republic  (Valka)   -   SOVIET LATVIA

1919-01-15:

LATVIAN Socialist Soviet Republic  (Riga)   -   SOVIET LATVIA

1919-05-29:

LATVIAN Socialist Soviet Republic : Russian Occupied Lettgallia  (Rezhitsa)   -   SOVIET LATVIA

1920-02-01:

Traditional Region of COURLAND  (Mitau)   -   COURLAND

1940-06-17:

Republic of LATVIA IN EXILE  (London)   -   LATVIA IN EXILE

1991-08-21:

Traditional Region of COURLAND  (Jelgava)   -   COURLAND



































Arms changes:

1900-01-01:

COURLAND Governorate  (Mitau)   -   COURLAND

1915-08-01:

Administrative Region of COURLAND  (Mitau)   -   COURLAND

1918-03-03:

Land Council of COURLAND for a Personal Union with Prussia  (Mitau)   -   COURLAND

1918-12-07:

Traditional Region of COURLAND  (Mitau)   -   COURLAND

1918-12-17:

LATVIAN Conciliar Republic  (Valka)   -   SOVIET LATVIA

1920-01-13:

Soviet Occupied LETTGALLIA  (Rezhitsa)   -   LETTGALLIA

1920-02-01:

Traditional Region of COURLAND  (Mitau)   -   COURLAND

1940-06-17:

Republic of LATVIA IN EXILE  (London)   -   LATVIA IN EXILE

1991-08-21:

Traditional Region of COURLAND  (Jelgava)   -   COURLAND




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

RUSSIA

1915-08-01:

GERMANY

1918-03-03:

GERMANY +

COURLAND +

1918-08-01:

GERMANY +

BALTIC LANDS +

1918-11-18:

GERMANY +

LATVIA +

1918-12-17:

SOVIET LATVIA

1919-05-22:

SOVIET LATVIA +

SOVIET RUSSIA +

1920-01-13:

SOVIET RUSSIA

1920-02-01:

LATVIA

1939-10-05:

LATVIA +

SOVIET UNION +

1940-06-17:

LATVIA IN EXILE +

GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND +

UNITED KINGDOM +

1944-11-01:

LATVIA IN EXILE +

GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND +

SWEDEN +

UNITED KINGDOM +

1946-01-10:

LATVIA IN EXILE +

GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND +

UNITED KINGDOM +

1963-04-29:

LATVIA IN EXILE +

AMERICA +

1991-08-21:

LATVIA +

SOVIET UNION +

1991-09-06:

LATVIA

2004-05-01:

EUROPEAN UNION +

LATVIA +





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Mitava

1915-08-01:

  Mitau

1918-12-07:

  Jelgava

1918-12-17:

  Valka

1919-01-03:

  Riga

1919-05-22:

  Dvinsk

1919-05-29:

  Rezhitsa

1920-02-01:

  Jelgava

1940-06-17:

  London

1944-11-01:

  London + Stockholm

1946-01-10:

  London

1963-04-29:

  Washington-District of Columbia

1991-08-21:

  Jelgava





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  KURLYANDSKAYA

1915-08-01:

  KURLAND

1918-03-15:

  KURLAND UND SEMGALLEN

1918-08-01:

  KURLAND

1918-12-07:

  KURZEME

1918-12-17:

  SOVET LATVIJA

1920-01-13:

  LATGALIJA

1920-02-01:

  KURZEME

1940-06-17:

  LATVIJA

1991-08-21:

  KURZEME





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

COURLAND Governorate

1915-08-01:

Administrative Region of COURLAND

1917-09-03:

German Military Administration of the Provincial Council of COURLAND

1918-03-03:

Land Council of COURLAND for a Personal Union with Prussia

1918-03-15:

Independent Duchy of COURLAND AND SEMIGALLIA

1918-08-01:

Administrative Region of the Duchy of COURLAND

1918-11-06:

Canton of the Duchy of COURLAND

1918-11-08:

German Military Administration of the Duchy of COURLAND

1918-12-07:

Traditional Region of COURLAND

1918-12-17:

LATVIAN Conciliar Republic

1919-01-15:

LATVIAN Socialist Soviet Republic

1919-05-22:

LATVIAN Socialist Soviet Republic : Russian Occupied Lettgallia

1920-01-13:

Soviet Occupied LETTGALLIA

1920-02-01:

Traditional Region of COURLAND

1940-06-17:

Republic of LATVIA IN EXILE

1943-08-13:

Republic of LATVIA IN EXILE : Latvian Central Council

1946-01-10:

Republic of LATVIA IN EXILE

1991-08-21:

Traditional Region of COURLAND





































Ruler changes:

1918-03-03:

Land Council of COURLAND for a Personal Union with Prussia  (Mitau)   -    DE
         (DE)

1918-08-01:

Administrative Region of the Duchy of COURLAND  (Mitau)   -   
         ()

1918-12-17:

LATVIAN Conciliar Republic  (Valka)   -    Peter Stuchka
         (Pēteris Stučka-Pyotr Ivanovich Stuchka)

1920-01-13:

Soviet Occupied LETTGALLIA  (Rezhitsa)   -   
         ()

1940-06-17:

Republic of LATVIA IN EXILE  (London)   -    Karlis Zarins
         (Kārlis Zariņš)

1944-09-08:

Republic of LATVIA IN EXILE : Latvian Central Council  (London)   -    President Pauls Kalnins
         (Prezident Pauls Kalniņš)

1945-08-27:

Republic of LATVIA IN EXILE : Latvian Central Council  (London + Stockholm)   -    President Bishop Jazeps Rancans
         (Prezident Jāzeps Rancāns)

1969-12-02:

Republic of LATVIA IN EXILE  (Washington-District of Columbia)   -    Arnolds Spekke
         (Arnolds Spekke)

1970-10-01:

Republic of LATVIA IN EXILE  (Washington-District of Columbia)   -    Anatols Dinbergs
         (Anatols Dinbergs)

1991-08-21:

Traditional Region of COURLAND  (Jelgava)   -   
         ()






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