KKE interior

Communist Party of Greece (Interior)
Κομμουνιστικό Κόμμα Ελλάδας Εσωτερικού
General Secretary Babis Drakopoulos (first)
Leonidas Kyrkos (last)
Founded 1968
Dissolved 1987
Split from Communist Party of Greece
Succeeded by Greek Left
Renewing Communist Ecological Left
Ideology Eurocommunism
Democratic socialism
Socialism with a human face
Politics of Greece
Political parties
Elections

The Communist Party of Greece, Interior (Greek: Κομμουνιστικό Κόμμα Ελλάδας Εσωτερικού), usually abbreviated as KKE Interior (Greek: ΚΚΕ Εσωτερικού), was a eurocommunist political party in Greece. The party was formed after a major split of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) in 1968. KKE Interior essentially broke ties with KKE's ideological supervision by the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and later established bonds with parties such as the Italian Communist Party (PCI), adopting a Eurocommunist perspective. The party also opted for a "Renewal of the Left" and embraced the concept of Socialism with a human face.

KKE Interior was greatly active in the struggle against the Regime of the Colonels that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974 through the Panhellenic Antidictatorial Front (abbrev. ΠΑΜ) and its youth wing, the Greek Communist Organization of Youth Rigas Feraios (abbrev. ΕΚΟΝ Ρήγας Φεραίος). During the period that followed the collapse of the Regime of the Colonels, known as the Metapolitefsi, the party remained electorally active, either on its own or in broader leftist coalitions. KKE Interior was dissolved some months after its 4th Congress in 1986, splitting into two: the Communist Party of Greece (Interior)-Renewing Left and the Greek Left.

Electoral results

Results from 1977 to 1981
(year links to election page)
1977
Parliament
139,356
2.72
2
1981
Parliament
76,404
1.34
0
1985
Parliament
117,135
1.8
1


Template:Greece-party-stub
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.