• S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In 1863 Prince William of Denmark was elected king of Greece by the National Assembly (18/30 March) and ascended the throne as King George I under the guarantee of France, Great Britain and Russia. A Constituent Assembly was elected in Dec. and on 29 Oct. 1864 passed a constitution. The area of the 10 nomoi of Greece was 18,244 sq. miles, the population 1,096,810 (census 1861); in 1864 Great Britain ceded the Ionian Islands (1,096 sq. miles, 235,698 inhabitants).

Vasileion Tis Ellados —Kingdom of Hellas


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Books of Reference

  1. Dawkins, R. M., The Mimics of Athos. London, 1936Google Scholar
  2. Delivanis, D., and Cleveland, W. C., Greek Monetary Developments, 1939–48. Eloomington, 1949Google Scholar
  3. Fielding, X., The Stronghold. London, 1953Google Scholar
  4. Forster, E. S., A Short History of Modern Greece, 1821–1940. 2nd ed. London, 1946Google Scholar
  5. Gould Lee, A. S., The Royal House of Greece. London. 1948Google Scholar
  6. Hunter, T., This is Greece. London, 1947Google Scholar
  7. Kaltchas, Nicholas, Introduction to the Constitutional History of Modern Greece. New York, 1940Google Scholar
  8. Leeper, Sir Reginald, When Greek meets Greek. London, 1949Google Scholar
  9. Munkman, C. A., American Aid to Greece. New York, 1958Google Scholar
  10. Noel-Baker, F., The Land and People of Greece. 2nd ed. London, 1960Google Scholar
  11. Papandreou, G. A., The Third War. Athens, 1948Google Scholar
  12. Phillipson, A., Die griechischen Landschaften: eine Landeskunde. 4 vols. Frankfurt, 1951–59Google Scholar
  13. Pring, J., A Grammar of Modern Greek. London, 1950Google Scholar
  14. Sismanides, A. D., Greek Tobacco. London, 1944Google Scholar
  15. Sweet-Escott, B., Greece, A Political and Economic Survey. 1939–53. R. Inst. of Int. Affairs, 1954Google Scholar
  16. Woodhouse, C. M., Apple of Discord. London, 1948.—The Greek War of Independence. London, 1952Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

Personalised recommendations