The irregular political situation in the beginning of the century (question of union of Crete, neo-Turkish challenges) and economic, social and ideological impasse of country, prompted to the creation of the organisation of Military Contact in 1908, with head of colonel Nikolaos Zormpa' and 1300 more members of inferior officers. The Contact drew up memorandum to the king, the government and the Greek population, in which it required, inter ail, the removal of king from armed forces, military reforms, economic stability and reduction of taxation. In the late August /beginnings of September agitations from military men that had been assembled in the Mortar and threatened with imposition of military dictatorship were caused. However in March 1910 the Military Contact was self destruct and called E. Venizelo to undertake the chancellorship of country.
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