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Greece

Vasilion tis Ellados; Kingdom of Hellas
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Greece gained her independence from Turkey in 1821–29, and by the Protocol of London, of 3 Feb., 1830, was declared a kingdom, under the guarantee of Great Britain, France and Russia. The crown was accepted by Prince Otto of Bavaria, who ascended the throne 18 Jan., 1833, as Otho I. He was expelled on 23 Oct., 1862, which event was followed by the election, in 1863, of Prince William, younger son of Christian IX of Denmark, as George I, King of the Hellenes. George I, who was assassinated on 18 March, 1913, was succeeded by his son Constantine, who reigned until 11 June, 1917, when the Allied Powers forced him to leave the country. Alexander, second son of King Constantine, who succeeded him, died on 25 Oct., 1920. Constantine was recalled on 19 Dec, 1920, reigned until his abdication on 27 Sept., 1922, and died in exile at Palermo on 11 Jan., 1923.

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Books of Reference

  1. STATISTICAL INFORMATION.—The General Statistical Service of Greece is a division of the Ministry of National Economy (offices at OanningSquare, Athens). It consists of 4 sections:— Commercial; Population Movements; Communications; Census of Population (offices in Odos Mavromataion—Kyvelis).Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1954

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