Alexis Tsipras

Prime Minister of Greece (2015; 2015–2019)

Alexis Tsipras (Greek: Αλέξης Τσίπρας, pronounced [aˈleksis ˈt͡sipras]; born 28 July 1974) is a Greek politician. He served as the Leader of the Opposition from 2019 to 2023. He has been a member of Syriza since 2013. He was Prime Minister of Greece from 2015 to 2019.[1]

Alexis Tsipras
Αλέξης Τσίπρας
Tsipras in 2019
Leader of the Opposition
In office
8 July 2019 – 29 June 2023
Prime MinisterKyriakos Mitsotakis
Preceded byKyriakos Mitsotakis
In office
20 June 2012 – 26 January 2015
Prime MinisterAntonis Samaras
Preceded byAntonis Samaras
Succeeded byAntonis Samaras
Prime Minister of Greece
In office
21 September 2015 – 8 July 2019
PresidentProkopis Pavlopoulos
DeputyYannis Dragasakis
Preceded byVassiliki Thanou-Christophilou
Succeeded byKyriakos Mitsotakis
In office
26 January 2015 – 27 August 2015
PresidentKarolos Papoulias
Prokopis Pavlopoulos
DeputyYannis Dragasakis
Preceded byAntonis Samaras
Succeeded byVassiliki Thanou-Christophilou
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
20 October 2018 – 15 February 2019
Preceded byNikos Kotzias
Succeeded byGeorgios Katrougalos
Leader of Syriza
In office
4 October 2009 – 24 Septembe 2023
Preceded byAlekos Alavanos
Succeeded byStefanos Kasselakis
Personal details
Born (1974-07-28) 28 July 1974 (age 49)
Athens, Greece
Political partyCommunist Party (before 1991)
Synaspismos (1991–2013)
Syriza (2013–)
Other political
Party of the European Left
Domestic partnerPeristera Baziana
EducationNational Technical University of Athens

Tsipras is a member of the Syriza party, and is a democratic socialist. A major issue of his term has been dealing with the Greek debt crisis.

References change

  1. "What You Need To Know About Alexis Tsipras, The Greek Leader Who Wants To Change Europe". Huffington Post. 26 January 2015.