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Greece’s History of Loans Since 1824

Greece has been in the center of international attention since 2008 due to the financial crisis that broke in the country. However, this is...

‘Regretfully, We Are Bankrupt’… Again; Debt And Default in Greece

Greece is the birthplace of dialogue, democracy, philosophy, arts and the first radical leftist government in Europe. During the last few years, and due to...

Greek Prime Ministers Who Died Poor

We often associate high-rank politicians with riches and lavish lifestyles. Especially in the years after the fall of dictatorship, the word "politician" is associated...

On This Day: Charilaos Trikoupis Declares Greece Bankrupt

“Regretfully, we are bankrupt” is one of the most famous phrases in modern Greek history and was uttered by Prime Minister Charilaos Trikoupis at the Parliament on...

Born In Debt: Greece’s History of Borrowing

“From the beginning, our state had no other choice than to live on credit. We were born in debt.” - Gerassimos Notaras, head archivist, historical...

National Geographic: Rio Antirrio Bridge Documentary

The Rio-Antirrio Bridge or as it is officially called Charilaos Trikoupis located near Patras, Greece, is one of the most important accomplishments in modern...

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