What was the first democratic parliamentary republic in the Muslim world?
#92533. Asked by author. (Feb 18 08 9:37 PM)
The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic(ADR) was the first democratic and secular republic in the Muslim world(pre-dating the Republic of Turkey). The ADR was founded on May 28, 1918 after the collapse of the Russian Empire that began with the Russian Revolution of 1917.
Azerbaijan is a mountainous region of NW Iran, separated from Soviet Azerbaijan by the Aras River: divided administratively into Eastern Azerbaijan and Western Azerbaijan.
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