Vasileion tis Ellados
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. 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. For details of the subsequent history to 1947 see THE STATESMAN’S YEAR-BOOK, 1957, pp. 1069–70.


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