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Alexis Tsipras

Greek politician

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

Alexis Tsipras
Αλέξης Τσίπρας
Alexis Tsipras, prime minister of Greece.jpg
Leader of the Opposition
Assumed office
8 July 2019
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
Assumed office
4 October 2009
Preceded byAlekos Alavanos
Personal details
Born (1974-07-28) 28 July 1974 (age 45)
Athens, Greece
Political partyCommunist Party (before 1991)
Synaspismos (1991–2013)
Syriza (2013–present)
Other political
affiliations
Party of the European Left
Domestic partnerPeristera Baziana
Children2
EducationNational Technical University of Athens
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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.

ReferencesEdit

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