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A Brief History of Elections in Greece

The history of elections in the modern Greek state began in 1833, with the first King of Greece, Otto of Bavaria, introducing the paper...

May 28, 1952: Greek Women Earn the Right to be Elected

Women in Greece had to struggle for many years to vote and be elected in parliament. The woman who initiated the struggle of Greek women...

Jan 19, 1953: First Woman Elected in Greek Parliament

On January 19, 1953, Eleni Skoura was the first woman elected in Greece's parliament, beating another female candidate. Born Eleni Papachristou in Volos in 1896,...

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