Timeline of Modern Greek History - Kingdom of Greece Restored (1935–1967) - World War II (1940–1944) - Restoration of The Greek Government

Restoration of The Greek Government

  • 1944, 14 October: Athens is liberated and the Greek government-in-exile returns, with George Papandreou as Premier.
  • 1944, 18 October: Premier George Papandreou and his national unity government repatriate.
  • 1944, 3 December: "Dekemvriana" (December events). 28 people are killed by British troops and policemen in Athens.
  • 1944, 4 December: George Papandreou attempts to resign.
  • 1944, 12 December: ELAS controls most of Athens and its environs.
  • 1945 12 February: EAM and the Greek Government sign a peace agreement to end fighting.
  • 1945, 16 June: Former ELAS leader Aris Velouchiotis is killed or commits suicide.
  • 1945, 17 October: Archbishop Damaskinos assumes as regent in an attempt to stabilize the country.
  • 1945, 24 October: Greece is one of the founding members of the United Nations.

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