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Konstantinos KARAMANLIS

Konstantinos KARAMANLIS, Greek President. Gold Medal (Onassis Foundation), 1981.

Background

  • KARAMANLIS, Konstantinos was born on March 8, 1907 in Prote.

  • Education

    • Athens University.

    Career

    • Member of Parliament, 1935-1967, 1974-1980. Minister of Labour, 1946, Minister of Transport, 1947, Minister of Social Welfare, 1948-1950, Minister of National Defence, 1950-1952, Minister of Public Works, 1952-1954, Minister of Communications and Public Works, 1954-1955. Founder, National Radical Union.

      Prime Minister, 1955-1958, 1958-1961, 1961-1963. Founder and leader. Nea Demokratia, 1974, Leader, 1974-1980. Prime Minister, 1974-1980.

      President, 1980-1985, May since 1990. Lawyer, since 1932.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: New Democracy Party

    Connections

    • Spouse Amalia Kanelopoulos (divorced).
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    Born March 8, 1907
    Nationality

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