History of names for Libya
1951-1963: United Libyan Kingdom
1963-1969: Kingdom of Libya
1969-1977: Libyan Arab Republic
1977-1986: Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
1986-2011: Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
2011: Libyan Republic
United Nations General Assembly recognized the National Transitional Council as the Government of Libya on September 16th, 2011.