The elections in Greece on June 17th, 2012 resulted in a change in government but did not affect the presidency.
On June 20th, 2012, Antonis Samaras was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Greece.
On May 16th, 2012, Panagiotis Pikramenos was sworn in as the leader of an interim government who was in power until after the June 17th elections.
Until May 6th, 2012, the Prime Minister of Greece was Lucas Papademos. He took over from George A. Papandreou
on November 10th, 2011.
For full biographies of the major political leaders of Greece, check the links above or go.
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Greece is formally known as the Republic of Greece or the Hellenic Republic. Here is information on the Greek flag and national anthem of Greece.
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