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Constantine Simitis

Prime Minister of Greece

Constantine Simitis, Prime Minister of Greece. Achievements include speaks German, English and French. Co-founder Alexandros Papanastasiou Society, 1965; member National Council Panhellenic Liberation Movement, 1970; founding member Panhellenic Socialist Movement, 1974, member central committee, member executive committee, since 1974.

Background

Simitis, Constantine was born on June 23, 1936 in Athens, Greece. Son of George and Fani (Christopoulos).

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Law and Economics, University Marburg, Germany, 1959. Graduate, London School of Economics, 1963.

Career

Attorney, since 1961. Reader University Konstanz, Germany, 1971. Professor commercial law and civil law Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, 1971-1975.

Professor commercial law Pantios University of Political Sciences, since 1977. Minister agriculture Government of Greece, Athens, 1981-1985, minister national economy, 1985-1987, Member of Parliament for Piraeus district, since 1985, minister education, 1989, minister industry, energy, technical and commerce, 1993-1995, prime minister, since 1996. Reader in law University Konstanz, Germany, 1971.

Professor Commercial Law and Civil Law Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, 1971—1975. Professor Commercial Law Panteion University, Athens, 1977.

Achievements

  • Achievements include speaks German, English and French.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Patent Right, 1967, The Fictitious Pledge, 1967, Good Morals and Public Order, 1959, The Protection of the Consumer, 1976, The Structural Opposition, 1979, Politics, Government, Law, 1981, Development and Modernization of the Greek Society, 1988, Policy for Economic Stabilization, 1989, Populism and Politics, 1989,Positions for the Political Strategy of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement, 1990, Proposal for a Different Policy, 1992, Nationalistic Populism or National Strategy?, 1992, United We Should Try, 1994, Reflections on the 3d Conference of PASOK, 1994, For a Vigorous Society, for a Vigorous Greece, 1995, Towards a Vigorous Greece in Europe and the World, 2002, Towards an Economically Vigorous and Socially Fair Greece, 2002, Towards a Vigorous, Modern and Democratic Greece, 2002. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Co-founder Alexandros Papanastasiou Society, 1965. Member National Council Panhellenic Liberation Movement, 1970. Founding member Panhellenic Socialist Movement, 1974, member central committee, member executive committee, since 1974.

Connections

Son of; married Daphne Arkadiou. Children: Fiona, Marilena.

father:
George Son

mother:
Fani (Christopoulos) Son

spouse:
Daphne Arkadiou

child:
Fiona Simitis

child:
Marilena Simitis