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Xenophon Efthymios Zolotas Edit Profile

university professor

Xenophon ZOLOTAS, Greek university professor.

Background

Xenophon Efthymios Zolotas was born on March 26, 1904 in Athens. Son of Efthymios X. and Konstantina (Zafeiriou) Zolotas.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Leipzig, Germany, 1925. Postgraduate in Law, University Paris, 1927.

Career

Professor, of Eeons. University of Thessaloniki 1928, of Athens 1931-1968. Chairman Board of directors, Agricultural Bank of Greece 1936-1940. Joint Governor Bank of Greece (after Liberation) October 1944-1945.

Chairman ECE 1952; Minister of Co-ordination October 1952. Governor Bank of Greece 1955-1967, 1974-1981, Honorary Governor since 1981. Minister of Economics Co-ordination July-November 1974.

Prime Minister of Greece 1989-1990. President Institute Economics Association 1980.

Works

Membership

Supreme Council of Greece 1932, of Greek delegation to the Economics Council of the Entente Balkanique 1934-1939. UNRRA Council 1946; Greek Delegate to United Nations General. Currency Committee 1950, 1974-1981.

“Group of Four” for remodelling of OEEC 1960. Academy, of Athens since 1952.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming

Connections

Married Kallirhoe E. Ritsos, December 20, 1958.

father:
Efthymios X. Zolotas

mother:
Konstantina (Zafeiriou) Zolotas

spouse:
Kallirhoe E. Ritsos