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Liberalism in Greece

This article gives an overview of liberalism in Greece. It is limited to liberal parties. The sign ⇒ denotes another party in that scheme. For inclusion in this scheme it isn't necessary so that parties labeled themselves as a liberal party.

Background

Liberal parties in Greece are largely committed to liberalism, republicanism and democracy.

History

From Modernist Party to the Center Union

From Democratic Socialist Party to the Center Union

National Progressive Union of the Centre

  • 1949: National Progressive Union of the Centre (Ethniki Proodeutiki Enosis Kentrou, EPEK) is founded by Nikolaos Plastiras after the Greek Civil War and disappears in 1956

From Center Union to Union of the Democratic Center

Democratic Center Union

Party of New Liberals

Liberal Party

Democratic Renewal

Union of Centrists

The Liberals

  • 1999: A short-lived libertarian party is founded by Stefanos Manos, The Liberals espousing a laissez-faire political platform. The party was dissolved in October 2001. [1] The party's founder cooperated with PASOK in 2004, after George Papandreou's invitation to be honorarily elected as member of the Greek parliament under PASOK's flag, and founded yet another party, "Drassi", in 2009, this time refusing to use the term "liberal" and claiming it was based upon "common sense".

Liberal Alliance

Recreate Greece

Liberal leaders

See also