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Alexandras PAPADONGONAS, Greek Member of Parliament. Medal of Military Valour; Grand Comm, of the Royal Order of the Pheonix; Golden Cross of the Royal Order of George I; Grand Comm, of the French Legion of Merit.


  • PAPADONGONAS, Alexandras was born on July 11, 1931 in Tripoli. Parents: Dionysios Papadongonas and Vassiliki Papadongonas.

  • Education

    • Hellenic Naval Academy, 1948-1952. Hellenic Navy War College. North Atlantic Treaty Organization Defense College.

      Greek and United States. Submarine Schools; spoken languages: English, French.


    • Member of Parliament, 1974-1985. Member of Parliament, A’ Athens, since 1989. Minister of Merchant Marine, 1974-1977.

      Minister of Transport and Communications, 1977-1980. Alternate Minister of National Defence, 1977-1980. Member, New Democracy Central Committee, 1982-1989.

      First Vice President, Christian Democratic Parties of the Council of Europe, 1986-1989. Alternate Minister of National Defence, 1990-1991. Head of Delegation to the Parlimentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the CSCE, 1991.

      Member, Council of Europe and its Political Affairs Committee. Vice-Admiral, HN (Retd.).


    Party affiliation: New Democracy Party


    Greek Orthodox.


    Clubs: Yacht Club Greece.


    • Spouse Niki Papadongonas (nee Niki Maidoni), 1976. Children: one son, one d.
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    Born July 11, 1931