The world's oldest parliament was established in Iceland (The Althing, in 930). The country was ruled by Norway and Denmark, attaining independence in 1944.
History and News
17 June 1944: Independence from Denmark.
16 June 1944:
adopted; in force since 17 June.
1874: Limited home rule granted to Iceland.
930: Establishment of the world's first parliament, the Althing.
For methodology see:
Comparing Constitutions and International Constitutional Law
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