The Free Democratic Party (German: Freie Demokratische Partei; FDP, German pronunciation: [ɛfdeːˈpeː] ()) is a liberal political party in Germany.. The FDP was founded in 1948 by members of former liberal political parties which existed in Germany before World War II, namely the German Democratic Party and the German People's Party.
Manfred Gerlach was the Chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party from 1967 to his resignation in 1990. Gerlach had initially been a loyal partner of the SED, but began moving toward a more independent line in the 1980s. At an extraordinary party congress held 9–10 February 1990 in Dresden it returned to genuine liberal policies and dropped ...
Bermuda (Progressive Labour Party - 2 minor parties exist) Former examples of one-party states. Those are states whose were formerly ruled by single parties: Nazi Germany ; Kingdom of Italy (National Fascist Party) Socialist Republic of Romania (Romanian Communist Party) Democratic Kampuchea (Communist Party of Kampuchea)