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Famous Politicians from Greece

Updated October 13, 2018 10.6k views158 items

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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    BirthplacePsychiko, Greece


    Constantine II (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Βʹ, Konstantínos II, pronounced [ˌkonstanˈdinos]; born 2 June 1940) reigned as the King of Greece, from 1964 until the abolition of the monarchy in 1973. He...  more
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    Constantine Kanaris

    Dec. at 82 (1795-1877)

    BirthplacePsara, Greece


    Constantine Kanaris or Canaris (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Κανάρης; 1793 or 1795 – September 2, 1877) was a Greek Prime Minister, admiral and politician who in his youth was a freedom fighter in the Greek...  more
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    Dec. at 62 (383 BC-321 BC)

    BirthplaceSoutheast Europe, Central Athens, Athens, Attica, Greece


    Demosthenes (; Greek: Δημοσθένης Dēmosthénēs; Attic Greek: [dɛːmosˈtʰenɛːs]; 384 – 12 October 322 BC) was a Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. His orations constitute a significant...  more
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    Diamanto Manolakou

    Age: 61

    BirthplacePiraeus, Greece


    Diamanto Manolakou (Greek: Διαμάντω Μανωλάκου; born 1 March 1959, Piraeus) is a Greek politician. She was elected as a Member of the European Parliament (MP) for the Communist Party of Greece in the...  more
  • 30

    BirthplaceNicosia, Cyprus


    Dimitrios P. Droutsas (Greek: Δημήτριος Π. Δρούτσας) is a Greek lawyer and politician, who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece in 2010–2011. He became MP of the European Parliament by...  more
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    Dimitrios Papadimoulis

    Age: 65



    Dimitrios Papadimoulis (Greek: Δημήτρης Παπαδημούλης; born 21 March 1955) is a Greek politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) as a member of the European United Left-Nordic Green...  more
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    Dimitris Avramopoulos

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece


    Dimitris Avramopoulos (Greek: Δημήτρης Αβραμόπουλος) is a Greek politician of the conservative New Democracy party, and former career diplomat. He has served in various high-level cabinet posts,...  more
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    Dimitris Reppas

    Age: 68

    BirthplaceLeonidio, Greece


    Dimitris Reppas (Greek: Δημήτρης Ρέππας; born July 6, 1952 in Leonidio, Arcadia) is a Greek politician of the Movement of Democratic Socialists and a current Member of the Hellenic Parliament. From...  more
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    BirthplacePatras, Greece


    Dionysia-Theodora Avgerinopoulou (Greek: Διονυσία-Θεοδώρα Αυγερινοπούλου, born 10 September 1975) is an influential politician regarding environmental matters, a specialized attorney in...  more
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    BirthplaceAthens, Greece


    Theodora "Dora" Bakoyanni (Greek: Θεοδώρα "Ντόρα" Μπακογιάννη; pronounced [ˈdoɾa bakoˈʝani]; née Mitsotakis; Greek: Μητσοτάκη; born May 6, 1954) is a Greek politician. From 2006 to 2009 she was...  more
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    Eleftherios Venizelos

    Dec. at 72 (1864-1936)



    Eleftherios Kyriakou Venizelos (full name Elefthérios Kyriákou Venizélos, Greek: Ελευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος, pronounced [elefˈθerios cirˈʝaku veniˈzelos]; 23 August 1864 – 18 March 1936) was a...  more
  • 37

    BirthplaceLimassol, Cyprus

    NationalityGreece, Cyprus

    Eleni Theocharous (Greek: Ελένη Θεοχάρους; born 24 June 1953) is a Cypriot paediatric surgeon and racist politician who is a member of the political party Solidarity Movement. She was elected to the...  more
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    Emmanouil Benakis

    Dec. at 86 (1843-1929)

    BirthplaceErmoupoli, Greece


    Emmanouil Benakis (Greek: Εμμανουήλ Μπενάκης; 1843 in Ermoupoli, Syros – June 20, 1929 in Kifisia) was a Greek merchant and politician, considered a national benefactor of Greece. After studying in...  more
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    Eva Kaili

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceThessaloniki, Greece


    Eva Kaili (Greek: Εύα Καϊλή; born 26 October 1978 in Thessaloniki, Greece) is a member of the European Parliament, representing the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK), and a former television...  more

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    Evangelia Tzampazi

    Age: 60

    BirthplaceSerres, Greece


    Evangelia Tzampazi (Ευαγγελία Τζαμπάζη) (born 5 October 1960 in Serres, Greece) is a Greek politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Panhellenic Socialist Movement; part of the...  more
  • 41

    BirthplaceThessaloniki, Greece


    Evangelos Venizelos (Greek: Ευάγγελος Βενιζέλος, pronounced [eˈvaɲɟelos veniˈzelos]; born 1 January 1957) is a Greek politician who was Deputy Prime Minister of Greece and Minister for Foreign...  more
  • 42

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece


    Evi Christofilopoulou (Greek: Εύη Χριστοφιλοπούλου; born 14 April 1956 in Athens) is a Greek politician and Member of the Hellenic Parliament. Between 2013 and January 2015 she has been serving as...  more
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    Evripidis Stylianidis

    Age: 54



    Evripidis Stylianidis (Greek: Ευριπίδης Στυλιανίδης, also transliterated Evripidis Stilianides) is a Greek politician who has served as Minister for the Interior, Minister for Education and Minister...  more
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    Fotis Kouvelis

    Age: 72

    BirthplaceVolos, Greece


    Fotis-Fanourios Kouvelis (Greek: Φώτης-Φανούριος Κουβέλης; born 3 September 1948) is a Greek lawyer and leftist politician....  more
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    Gennaios Kolokotronis

    Dec. at 62 (1806-1868)

    BirthplaceZakynthos Island, Greece


    Ioannis Kolokotronis (Greek: Ιωάνης Κολοκοτρώνης; 1805–1868), or Gennaios Kolokotronis (Greek: Γενναίος Κολοκοτρώνης) as the other were calling him was a Greek warrior of the Greek War of...  more
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    George II of Greece

    Dec. at 57 (1890-1947)

    BirthplaceTatoi Palace, Greece


    George II (Greek: Γεώργιος Βʹ, Geórgios II; 19 July 1890 (NS) – 1 April 1947) reigned as King of Greece from 1922 to 1924 and from 1935 to 1947. He was a paternal first cousin of Prince Philip, Duke...  more
  • 47

    BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America, Greece

    George Andreas Papandreou (Greek: Γεώργιος Ανδρέας Παπανδρέου, pronounced [ʝeˈorʝios papanˈðreu], shortened to Giorgos (Γιώργος) [ˈʝorɣos] to distinguish him from his grandfather; born 16 June 1952)...  more
  • 48

    BirthplaceKomotini, Greece


    George S. Petalotis (Greek: Γεώργιος Σ. Πεταλωτής, born 11 March 1964 in Komotini, Greece) is a Greek politician of the Movement of Democratic Socialists. Under the former Greek prime minister George...  more
  • 49

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece


    Georgios Alogoskoufis (Greek: Γιώργος Αλογοσκούφης) (born 17 October 1955) is a Professor of Economics at the Athens University of Economics and Business since 1990. He was a member of the Hellenic...  more
  • 50

    BirthplaceThessaloniki, Greece


    Georgios Anatolakis (born 16 March 1974) was a Greek football central defender, who last played for Atromitos in the Greek Super League. He is well known in Greece for his strength, passion and...  more