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Famous Politicians from Greece

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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.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different politicians, including Alexis Tsipras and Christos Verelis.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Greece in order to get more information about each one.
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    BirthplaceAthens, Greece


    Spyridon-Adonis Georgiadis (Greek: Σπυρίδων-Άδωνις Γεωργιάδης; born 6 November 1972), better known as Adonis Georgiadis, is a Greek politician, telemarketer and publisher. Currently serving as the...  more
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    BirthplaceAthens, Greece


    Alexandra "Aleka" Papariga (née Drosou; Greek: Αλέκα Παπαρήγα; born 5 November 1945) is a communist Greek politician who served the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) as its General Secretary from 1991...  more
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    Alekos Alavanos

    Age: 69



    Alexandros 'Alekos' Alavanos (Greek: Αλέκος Αλαβάνος; born 22 May 1950 in Athens) is a Greek politician, former member of the Hellenic Parliament and the European Parliament. From 2004 until 2008 he...  more
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    Alexander of Greece

    Dec. at 27 (1893-1920)

    BirthplaceTatoi Palace, Greece


    Alexander (Greek: Αλέξανδρος, Aléxandros; 1 August 1893 – 25 October 1920) was King of Greece from 11 June 1917 until his death three years later, at the age of 27, from the effects of a monkey...  more

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    Alexander Papagos

    Dec. at 72 (1883-1955)

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    NationalityKingdom of Greece, Greece

    Alexandros Papagos (Greek: Αλέξανδρος Παπάγος; 9 December 1883 – 4 October 1955) was a Greek Army officer who led the Hellenic Army in World War II and the later stages of the Greek Civil War. The...  more
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    BirthplaceAthens, Greece


    Alexis Tsipras (Greek: Αλέξης Τσίπρας, pronounced [aˈleksis ˈt͡sipras]; born 28 July 1974) is a Greek politician serving as Leader of the Opposition since 2019. A member of Syriza since 2013, he...  more
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    Amalia Fleming

    Dec. at 74 (1912-1986)

    BirthplaceIstanbul, Turkey


    Amalia Fleming, Lady Fleming, née Koutsouri-Vourekas (Greek: Αμαλία Κουτσούρη-Φλέμινγκ; 28 June 1912 – 26 February 1986) was a Greek physician, activist and politician....  more
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    Anaxandridas II

    Anaxandridas II (Greek: Ἀναξανδρίδας) was an Agiad king of Sparta between 560 BC and 520 BC, father of Leonidas I and grandfather of Pleistarchus. He was succeeded by Cleomenes I....  more
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    BirthplacePatras, Greece


    Andreas Loverdos (Greek: Ανδρέας Λοβέρδος [anˈðreas loˈverðos]; born 15 May 1956) is a Greek politician who was Minister for Education and Religious Affairs from 2014 to 2015....  more
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    Andreas Papandreou

    Dec. at 77 (1919-1996)

    BirthplaceChios, Greece


    Andreas Georgios Papandreou (Greek: Ανδρέας Γεώργιος Παπανδρέου, pronounced [anˈðreas papanˈðreu]; 5 February 1919 – 23 June 1996) was a Greek economist, politician and a dominant figure in Greek...  more
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    Andreas Stefanopoulos

    Dec. at 46 (1860-1906)

    BirthplacePyrgos, Greece


    Andreas Stefanopoulos (Greek: Ανδρέας Στεφανόπουλος, 1860–1938) was a Greek politician. Andreas Stephanopoulos was born in Pyrgos and was the son of Stephanos Stephanopoulos, a politician. He...  more
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    BirthplaceKozani, Greece


    Anna Diamantopoulou (Greek: Άννα Διαμαντοπούλου; born 26 February 1959 in Kozani, Greece) is a Greek politician, currently President of the Athens-based think tank "DIKTIO" Network for Reform in...  more
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    Anthony Manitakis

    Age: 75

    BirthplaceThessaloniki, Greece


    Antonis Manitakis is a Greek university professor and politician....  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece


    Antonis Samaras (Greek: Αντώνης Σαμαράς, pronounced [anˈdonis samaˈɾas]; born 23 May 1951) is a Greek politician who served as Prime Minister of Greece from 2012 to 2015. A member of the New...  more
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    Apostolos Kaklamanis

    Age: 83

    BirthplaceLefkada, Greece


    Apostolos Kaklamanis (Greek: Απόστολος Κακλαμάνης) (born September 7, 1936 in Lefkada) is a Greek politician and member of the Greek Parliament for the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) for the...  more
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    Aris Spiliotopoulos

    Age: 53



    Aris Spiliotopoulos (Greek: Άρης Σπηλιωτόπουλος) (born 28 October 1966) is a Greek politician of the New Democracy party. He served as Minister for Tourism (2007–09) and Minister for National...  more
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    Augustinos Kapodistrias

    Dec. at 79 (1778-1857)

    BirthplaceCorfu Island, Greece


    Count Augustinos Ioannis Maria Kapodistrias (Greek: Αυγουστίνος Ιωάννης Μαρία Καποδίστριας, 1778–1857) was a Greek soldier and politician. He was born in Corfu. Kapodistrias was the younger brother...  more
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    Charilaos Trikoupis

    Dec. at 64 (1832-1896)

    BirthplaceNafplio, Greece


    Charilaos Trikoupis (Greek: Χαρίλαος Τρικούπης; July 11, 1832 – March 30, 1896) was a Greek politician who served as a Prime Minister of Greece seven times from 1875 until 1895. He is best...  more
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    Christos Papoutsis

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceLarissa, Greece


    Christos Papoutsis (Greek: Χρήστος Παπουτσής) (born April 11, 1953) is a Greek socialist politician who has served as Minister for Citizen Protection (2010–12), Mercantile Marine Minister (2000–01)...  more
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    Christos Stefanopoulos

    Dec. at 65 (1853-1918)

    BirthplaceElis, Greece


    Christos Stefanopoulos (Greek: Χρήστος Στεφανόπουλος, 1853 in Elis – 1918) was a Greek politician and mayor of Pyrgos. Christos Stefanopoulos was born in Divri and was the son of Stefanos...  more
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    Christos Verelis

    Age: 69



    Christos Verelis (Greek: Χρήστος Βερελής, born 3 June 1950) is a Greek politician. Born in Athens, was the Greek Minister for Transport and Communications from April 13, 2000 to March 10, 2004....  more
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    Chrysanthos Sisinis

    Chrysanthos Sisinis can refer to: Chrysanthos Sisinis (died 1845), Greek revolutionary fighter and politician Chrysanthos Sisinis (general), Greek general...  more
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    Cleomenes I

    Cleomenes (, though some older reference works give the pronunciation with the accent on the next to last syllable, which is closer to the Greek; Greek Κλεομένης Kleomenes; died c. 489 BC) was an...  more
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    BirthplaceAthens, Greece


    Konstantinos A. Karamanlis (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Αλεξάνδρου Καραμανλής; born 14 September 1956), commonly known as Kostas Karamanlis (Greek: Κώστας Καραμανλής, pronounced [ˈkostas karamanˈlis]), is a...  more
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    Constantine I of Greece

    Dec. at 55 (1868-1923)

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece


    Constantine I (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Αʹ, Konstantínos I; 2 August [O.S. 21 July] 1868 – 11 January 1923) was King of Greece from 1913 to 1917 and from 1920 to 1922. He was commander-in-chief of the...  more