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1974 Greek presidential election

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1974 Greek presidential election

← 1933 18 December 1974 1975 →
Nominee Michail Stasinopoulos
Party Non-political (supported by New Democracy)

President before election

Lt. Gen. Phaedon Gizikis
Military, appointed by the military junta


Michail Stasinopoulos

An indirect election for the position of President of the Hellenic Republic was held by the Hellenic Parliament on 18 December 1974.

Following the restoration of democracy in Greece, the 17 November 1974 election, and the abolition of the Greek monarchy in the 8 December 1974 referendum, distinguished jurist and former president of the Council of State Michail Stasinopoulos was elected as the first, President of the Third Hellenic Republic on 18 December with 206 votes. He served as an president until July 1975, when Konstantinos Tsatsos replaced him as the first regular President with the full five-year term.[1]


  1. ^ "Οι προεδρικές εκλογές από τον Στασινόπουλο στον Παπούλια" (in Greek). in.gr. 2010. Archived from the original on 13 December 2014. Retrieved 11 December 2014.

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