WELCOME to the Party Systems and Governments Observatory!

Ever wondered who governs the countries of Europe? Like to know who governed more than a century ago? Not sure about which ministers came from which parties? Interested in how stable European party systems have been? Here with just one click you will be able to find data on government formation and party system institutionalization in all 48 European democracies, from the Second French Republic, through wars and crises, through the births and deaths of countries, all the way up to the present moment.

1876-1914

1918-1940

1945-1989

1990-2015