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Constantine Tsatsos

Constantine Tsatsos, author, former president of Greece. Member of Academy Morocco, Academy Romania, Academy Moral and Political Sciences Paris (foreign member).

Background

  • Tsatsos, Constantine was born on July 1, 1899 in Athens, Greece. Son of Demetrius and Theodora (Eustratiadi) Tsatsos.

  • Education

    • Student, Athens University. Student, University Heidelberg.

    Career

    • Professor, social philosophy Athens University, 1933—1946. Minister, 1945—1951, 1956—1963. Member, parliament, 1946—1963.

      Member Athens Academy, 1961—1990. Minister, justice, 1967. Minister, cultural affairs, 1974.

      Chairman Committee Draft New Constitution, 1974—1975. President, Republic of Greece, 1975—1980.

    Works

    • Author: Politics, Greece's Progress, Philosophical Aphorisms, Cicero, Demosthenes, Complete Poetical Works, 1973, Dialogues in a Monastery, 1974, Studies in Aesthetics, 2 vols., 1977, Greece and Europe, 1977, Theory of Art, 1978, Poems of Other Times and Places, 1980, The Unknown Karamanlis, 1984, Latin Poems in Translation, 1985, Life from a Distance, 1985.

    Membership

    Member of Academy Morocco, Academy Romania, Academy Moral and Political Sciences Paris (foreign member).

    Connections

    • Married Jeanne Seferiades, June 21, 1930. Children: Despina C., Dora A.
    • father: Demetrius Tsatsos
    • mother: Theodora (Eustratiadi) Tsatsos
    • spouse: Jeanne Seferiades
    • children: Despina C. Tsatsos
    • Dora A. Tsatsos
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    Born July 1, 1899
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    • 1933 - 1946
      Professor
    • 1945 - 1951
      minister
    • 1946 - 1963
      member
    • 1956 - 1963
      minister
    • 1961 - 1990
      member, Athens Academy
    • 1967
      minister
      Justice, Illinois, United States
    • 1974
      minister
    • 1974 - 1975
      chairman, Committee Draft New Constitution
    • 1975 - 1980
      president
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