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Karolos Papoulias

politician , President , president of the Republic of Greece

Karolos Papoulias, President of the Republic of Greece. Achievements include former track and field and volley ball champion. Chairman National Sports Association, Greece, since 1985.

Background

PAPOULIAS, Karolos was born on June 4, 1929 in Iaonnina Epirus. Parents: Major General Gregorios Papoulias and Vasiliki Papoulias.

Education

Law Faculty Athens University, Docturates in Law of Cologne and Milan Universities. Spoken languages: German, Italian, French.

Career

Member of Parliament, Greece, since 1977. Deputy minister foreign affairs Republic of Greece, 1981-1985, minister foreign affairs, 1985-1989, alternate minister foreign affairs, 1984-1985, alternate minister national defense, 1990, president, since 2005. Founding member Panhellenic Socialist Movement, Greece, 1974, member executive bureau, since 1995, political secretariat, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include former track and field and volley ball champion.

Works

  • Articles and Studies published in legal periodicals mainly in Germany.

Religion

Greek Orthodox.

Membership

Clubs: Scientific collaborator at the Institute of Mediterranean Studies in Athens. President of the National Gymnastic Club of Athens.

Connections

Spouse Maria Papoulias. Children: three d.

father:
Gregorios Papoulias Papoulias

spouse:
Maria Panou