The Democratic Republic of the Sudan

Jamhuryat es-Sudan Al Democratia
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


History. Sudan was proclaimed a sovereign independent republic on 1 Jan. 1956. On 19 Dec. 1955 the Sudanese parliament passed unanimously a declaration that a fully independent state should be set up forthwith, and that a Council of State of 5 should temporarily assume the duties of Head of State. The Codomini, the UK and Egypt, gave their assent on 31 Dec. 1955.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1983

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  • John Paxton

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