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The '''Liberal Democratic Center''' ([[Greek language|Greek]] Φιλελεύθερον Δημοκρατικόν Κέντρον - ΦΙ.ΔΗ.Κ. - FIDIK) was a curious centre-right political party founded in [[1965]] by some 45 members of the [[Hellenic Parliament]] that defected from the majority [[Center Union]] party of [[Georgios Papandreou]].
 
The '''Liberal Democratic Center''' ([[Greek language|Greek]] Φιλελεύθερον Δημοκρατικόν Κέντρον - ΦΙ.ΔΗ.Κ. - FIDIK) was a curious centre-right political party founded in [[1965]] by some 45 members of the [[Hellenic Parliament]] that defected from the majority [[Center Union]] party of [[Georgios Papandreou]].
  
[[King Constantine II]] put up, in succession, three of its members for the post of PM of [[Greece]]: poet [[Georgios Athanasiadis-Novas]], former leftist politician [[Elias Tsirimokos]] and finally [[Stephanos Stephanopoulos]] who, unlike the previous two, actually did obtain a vote of confidence in Parliament. That government was brought down in [[1966]] when the conservative [[National Radical Union]], on whom FIDIK depended for support, decided to withdraw that support.  
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[[King Constantine II]] put up, in succession, three of its members for the post of PM of [[Greece]]: poet [[Georgios Athanasiadis-Novas]], former leftist politician [[Elias Tsirimokos]] and finally [[Stephanos Stephanopoulos]] who, unlike the previous two, actually did obtain a vote of confidence in Parliament. That government was brought down in [[1966]] when the conservative [[National Radical Union]], on which FIDIK depended for support, decided to withdraw that support.  
  
 
FIDIK ceased to exist after the coup d'etat of [[April 21]], [[1967]].
 
FIDIK ceased to exist after the coup d'etat of [[April 21]], [[1967]].
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*[[Stelios Alamanis]]
 
*[[Stelios Alamanis]]
 
*[[Georgios Bakatselos]]
 
*[[Georgios Bakatselos]]
*Ath. Roussopoulos
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*[[Athanasios Roussopoulos]]
*Chr. Vasmatzidis
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*[[Christos Vasmatzidis]]
*D. Kostis
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*[[Dimitrios Kostis]]
*Al. Vernikos
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*[[Alexandros Vernikos]]
*Chr. Apostolakos
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*[[Christos Apostolakos]]
*L. Avramidis
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*[[Christos Avramidis]]
*Ev. Dendrinos
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*[[Evangelos Dendrinos]]
  
  
 
[[Category:Defunct Political Parties]]
 
[[Category:Defunct Political Parties]]

Latest revision as of 13:48, January 8, 2008

The Liberal Democratic Center (Greek Φιλελεύθερον Δημοκρατικόν Κέντρον - ΦΙ.ΔΗ.Κ. - FIDIK) was a curious centre-right political party founded in 1965 by some 45 members of the Hellenic Parliament that defected from the majority Center Union party of Georgios Papandreou.

King Constantine II put up, in succession, three of its members for the post of PM of Greece: poet Georgios Athanasiadis-Novas, former leftist politician Elias Tsirimokos and finally Stephanos Stephanopoulos who, unlike the previous two, actually did obtain a vote of confidence in Parliament. That government was brought down in 1966 when the conservative National Radical Union, on which FIDIK depended for support, decided to withdraw that support.

FIDIK ceased to exist after the coup d'etat of April 21, 1967.

Among its members were: