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Greece: Polity Style: 1822-2021

15/27 Jan 1822 provisional administration of Greece is elected, session of the National Assembly, Epidaurus (Greek Regeneration Archives, 3:39)
15/27 Jan 1822 - 1/13 May 1827 Ellas (Ελλάς) | Greece
1/13 May 1827 Constitution of Greece is approved, session of the National Assembly, Troezen (Official Gazette, No. 58, 10 Sep 1827, pp. 269-270; Greek Regeneration Archives, 3:522-525)
1/13 May 1827 - 25 Jan/6 Feb 1833 Elliniki Politia (Ελληνική Πολιτεία) | Greek State [1]
25 Jan/6 Feb 1833 - 14 Mar 1924 Vasilion tis Ellados (Βασίλειον της Ελλάδος) | Kingdom of Greece
14 Mar 1924 all references to Vasilefs ton Ellinon in legislation and court decisions are replaced with Elliniki Politia in accordance with a resolution of the Council of Ministers (Empros, No. 9834, 15 Mar 1924, p. 4)
14 Mar 1924 - 24 May 1924 Elliniki Politia (Ελληνική Πολιτεία) | Hellenic State
24 May 1924 name of the state is changed in accordance with a resolution of the Constituent Assembly (Official Gazette, Part A, No. 120, 28 May 1924, p. 715)
24 May 1924 - 10 Oct 1935 Elliniki Dhimokratia (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) | Hellenic Republic
10 Oct 1935 political system of "kingless Republic" is abolished, Constitution of 1911 is restored in accordance with a resolution of the Constituent Assembly (Official Gazette, Part A, No. 456, 10 Oct 1935, p. 2295) [2]
10 Oct 1935 - 2 May 1941 Vasilion tis Ellados (Βασίλειον της Ελλάδος) | Kingdom of Greece
2 May 1941 name of the state in legislative acts and on the seal of the state is changed to Elliniki Politia in accordance with a legislative decree issued by the Council of Ministers on 30 Apr 1941 (effective upon publication in Official Gazette, Part A, No. 151, 2 May 1941, pp. 763-764)
2 May 1941 - 13 Oct 1944 Elliniki Politia (Ελληνική Πολιτεία) | Hellenic State
13 Oct 1944 - 1 Jun 1973 Vasilion tis Ellados (Βασίλειον της Ελλάδος) | Kingdom of Greece
1 Jun 1973 monarchy is abolished and the Hellenic Republic is established in accordance with a Constituent Act issued by the Council of Ministers (Official Gazette, Part A, No. 118, 1 Jun 1973, pp. 1067-1068)
1 Jun 1973 - Elliniki Dhimokratia (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) | Hellenic Republic

[1] The Constitution of Greece (Πολιτικόν Σύνταγμα της Ελλάδος) routinely refers to the polity as Elliniki Epikratia (Ελληνική Επικράτεια) or Elliniki Politia (Ελληνική Πολιτεία). The latter style was in consistent official use.
[2] A law promulgated on 11 Oct 1935 (effective upon publication in Official Gazette, Part A, No. 459, 11 Oct 1935, p. 2301) prescribed the use of Vasilion tis Ellados in governmental decrees and other official documents.
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