Greek legislative election, 1859

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Parliamentary elections were announced in Greece on 1 August 1859.[1] The elections took place in September and the first days of October. Supporters of Athanasios Miaoulis won a majority of the 139 seats.[2] Miaoulis remained Prime Minister.[3] The Sixth Parliamentary session was announced on 7 October and convened on 28 October.[4]


Party Votes % Seats
Supporters of Athanasios Miaoulis 120
Independents 19
Total 139
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. ^ Newspaper ΑΙΩΝ (AION) 5/8/1859, The order was dated 1 August, but was given for publication on 3 August: «διατάσσομεν ίνα συνελθώσι οι εκλογείς κατά τον περί τουτου νόμων και εκλέξωσι του Βουλευτάς της έκτης Βουλευτικής περιόδου» "we are ordering the electorate, according to the relevant law, to elect the members of Parliament of the sixth Parliamentary session"
  2. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p829, p853 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p866
  4. ^ ΦΕΚ A (Greek Government Gazette) 45/1859, 22 October 1859 «Περί συγκαλέσεως των Βουλών» ("About the call to the formation of the Parliaments"), page 319