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List of famous politicians from Greece, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Greek politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Greek politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Greece and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Greece, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Adonis Georgiades is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
age 46
Adonis Georgiadis, is a Greek politician, historian, publisher, author and husband of Eugenia Manolidou. He was Minister for Health from June 2013 until June 2014. He served as the spokesman for ...more

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Aleka Papariga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
age 73
Alexandra "Aleka" Papariga is a communist Greek politician who served the Communist Party of Greece as its General Secretary from 1991 to 2013. She is the first woman who has taken on ...more

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Alekos Alavanos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Alekos Alavanos age 68
Alexandros 'Alekos' Alavanos is a Greek politician, former member of the Hellenic Parliament and the European Parliament. From 2004 until 2008 he was president of the Coalition of the Left of ...more

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Alexander of Greece is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Died at 27 (1893-1920)
Alexander was King of Greece from 11 June 1917 until his death from the effects of a monkey bite at the age of 27. The second son of King Constantine I, Alexander was born in the summer palace ...more

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Alexander Papagos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Alexander Papagos Died at 72 (1883-1955)
Marshal Alexander Papagos, was a Greek General who led the Greek Army in World War II and the later stages of the Greek Civil War and became the country's Prime Minister. His premiership was ...more

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Alexis Tsipras is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
age 44
Alexis Tsipras is a Greek politician who has been the Prime Minister of Greece since 26 January 2015 and leader of Syriza since 2009. He was first elected to the Greek Parliament in 2009, and ...more

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Amalia Fleming is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Died at 74 (1912-1986)
Amalia Fleming, Lady Fleming was a Greek physician, activist and politician. Fleming was born in Constantinople in 1912. She moved to Greece and, during the Axis occupation, took part in the ...more

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Anaxandridas II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Anaxandridas II
Anaxandridas II was a king of Sparta between 560 and 525 BC, father of famous Leonidas I and grandfather of Pleistarchus.

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Andreas Loverdos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
age 62
Andreas Loverdos is a Greek politician who was Minister for Education and Religious Affairs from 2014 to 2015.

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Andreas Papandreou is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Died at 77 (1919-1996)
Andreas G. Papandreou was a Greek economist, a socialist politician and a dominant figure in Greek politics. The son of Georgios Papandreou, Andreas was a Harvard-trained academic. He served two ...more

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Andreas Stefanopoulos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Andreas Stefanopoulos Died at 46 (1860-1906)
Andreas Stefanopoulos was a Greek politician. Andreas Stephanopoulos was born in Pyrgos and was the son of Stephanos Stephanopoulos, a politician. He studied law and political sciences in Athens ...more

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Anna Diamantopoulou is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
age 59
Anna Diamantopoulou is President of the Greek think tank "TO DIKTIO" and former Minister of Education. She is also a former European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and ...more

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Anthony Manitakis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Anthony Manitakis age 74
Antonis Manitakis is a Greek university professor and politician.

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Antonis Samaras is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
age 67
Antonis Samaras is a Greek politician who served as Prime Minister of Greece from 2012 to 2015. He is also leader of New Democracy. Samaras previously served as Minister of Finance in 1989, as ...more

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Apostolos Kaklamanis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Apostolos Kaklamanis age 82
Apostolos Kaklamanis is a Greek politician and member of the Greek Parliament for the Panhellenic Socialist Movement for the Athens B constituency. He has been elected as a PASOK MP in all the ...more

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Aris Spiliotopoulos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Aris Spiliotopoulos age 52
Aris Spiliotopoulos is a Greek politician of the New Democracy party. He served as Minister for Tourism and Minister for National Education and Religious Affairs from January to October 2009. He ...more

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Augustinos Kapodistrias is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Augustinos Kapodistrias Died at 79 (1778-1857)
Count Augustinos Ioannis Maria Kapodistrias was a Greek soldier and politician. He was born in Corfu. Kapodistrias was the younger brother of Ioannis Kapodistrias, first Governor of Greece. ...more

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Charilaos Trikoupis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Charilaos Trikoupis Died at 64 (1832-1896)
Charilaos Trikoupis was a Greek politician who served as a Prime Minister of Greece seven times from 1875 until 1895. Born in Nauplion in 1832, with family ties to M╬Ássolonghi, he was the son of ...more

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Christos Papoutsis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Christos Papoutsis age 65
Christos Papoutsis is a Greek socialist politician who has served as Minister for Citizen Protection, Mercantile Marine Minister Member of the European Parliament and European Commissioner for ...more

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Christos Stefanopoulos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Christos Stefanopoulos Died at 65 (1853-1918)
Christos Stefanopoulos was a Greek politician and mayor of Pyrgos. Christos Stefanopoulos was born in Divri and was the son of Stefanos Stefanopoulos the elder, a politician and member of the ...more

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Christos Verelis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Christos Verelis age 68
Christos Verelis is a Greek politician. Born in Athens, was the Greek Minister for Transport and Communications from 13 April 2000 to 10 March 2004. Graduating from the German School of Athens, ...more

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Chrysanthos Sisinis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Chrysanthos Sisinis
Chrysanthos Sisinis was a Greek revolutionary leader and a politician. He was born in Gastouni and was the son of Georgios Sisinis. He fought at the battles of Patras, Athens, Messolongi and ...more

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Cleomenes I is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Cleomenes I
Cleomenes was an Agiad King of Sparta in the late 6th and early 5th centuries BC. During his reign, which started around 520 BC, he pursued an adventurous and at times unscrupulous foreign ...more

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Constantine Alexander Karamanl... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
age 62
Konstantinos Alexandrou Karamanlis, commonly known as Kostas Karamanlis, is a Greek politician who served as Prime Minister of Greece from 2004 to 2009. He was also president of the centre-right ...more

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Constantine I of Greece is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Greece
Died at 55 (1868-1923)
Constantine I was King of Greece from 1913 to 1917 and from 1920 to 1922. He was commander-in-chief of the Hellenic Army during the unsuccessful Greco-Turkish War of 1897 and led the Greek ...more