Agricultural Party of Greece

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The Agricultural Party of Greece (Greek: Αγροτικό Κόμμα Ελλάδος) was a Greek leftwing political party from 1923 to 1946.

Agricultural Party of Greece

Αγροτικό Κόμμα Ελλάδος
LeaderKostas Gavriilides
Founded1923
Dissolved1946
IdeologyAgrarianism
Socialism
Left-wing nationalism
Anti-fascism
Political positionLeft-wing

The party first contested national elections in 1926,[1] when it won four seats in the parliamentary elections. Despite their success in 1926, the party did not contest the 1928 elections,[2].

Despite its success in 1926, the party did not contest the 1928 elections,[3] but returned in 1936, winning a single seat in the elections that year. The party did not contest any further elections.[1]

On 27 September 1941, the Agricultural Party of Greece participated in the EAM (Greek National Liberation Front), the biggest resistance organization during the Greek Resistance.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p834 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p839
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p839