Following the expansion of the EU over the last seventy years, this infographic depicts the evolution, and relative decline, of Europe’s post-war liberal democratic rule. Back in the 1950s, and for three decades thereafter, all member states had solid liberal democratic governments. The Union was in fact meant to be an exclusive club of liberal democracies. But things did not turn exactly that way.
The infographic invites you to a more in-depth analysis of liberal, populist, populist-led coalition, liberal-populist, liberal-nativist, and liberal minority governments in different European countries. from 1950 to 2020. The infographic is available in PDF format.