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Eleftherios Venizelos

Greek politician

Eleftherios Venizelos (full name Elefthérios Kyriákou Venizélos, Greek: Ἐλευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος; 23 August 1864 – 18 March 1936) was a Greek politician.[1][2][3] He served as Prime Minister of Greece serving from 1910 to 1920 and again from 1928 to 1932.

Elefthérios Venizélos
Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος
Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος.jpg
Prime Minister of Greece
In office
6 October 1910 – 25 February 1915
MonarchGeorge I
Constantine I
Preceded byStefanos Dragoumis
Succeeded byDimitrios Gounaris
In office
10 August 1915 – 24 September 1915
MonarchConstantine I
Preceded byDimitrios Gounaris
Succeeded byAlexandros Zaimis
In office
14 June 1917 – 4 November 1920
MonarchAlexander
Preceded byAlexandros Zaimis
Succeeded byDimitrios Rallis
In office
24 January 1924 – 19 February 1924
MonarchGeorge II
Preceded byStylianos Gonatas
Succeeded byGeorgios Kafantaris
In office
4 July 1928 – 26 May 1932
PresidentPavlos Kountouriotis
Alexandros Zaimis
Preceded byAlexandros Zaimis
Succeeded byAlexandros Papanastasiou
In office
5 June 1932 – 4 November 1932
PresidentAlexandros Zaimis
Preceded byAlexandros Papanastasiou
Succeeded byPanagis Tsaldaris
In office
16 January 1933 – 6 March 1933
PresidentAlexandros Zaimis
Preceded byPanagis Tsaldaris
Succeeded byAlexandros Othonaios
Prime Minister of the Cretan State
In office
2 May 1910 – 6 October 1910
Preceded byAlexandros Zaimis (as High Commissioner)
Minister of Justice and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Cretan State
In office
1908–1910
Minister of Justice of the Cretan State
In office
17 April 1899 – 18 March 1901
Personal details
Born(1864-08-23)23 August 1864
Mournies, Crete, Ottoman Empire
(now Eleftherios Venizelos, Crete, Greece)
Died18 March 1936(1936-03-18) (aged 71)
Paris, France
NationalityGreek
Political partyLiberal Party
Spouse(s)Maria Katelouzou (1891-1894)
Elena Skylitsi (1921-1936)
RelationsConstantine Mitsotakis (nephew)
ChildrenKyriakos Venizelos
Sophoklis Venizelos
Alma materNational and Kapodistrian University of Athens
ProfessionPolitician
Revolutionary
Legislator
Lawyer
Jurist
Journalist
Translator
WebsiteNational Foundation Research "Eleftherios K. Venizelos"

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kitromilides, 2006, p. 178
  2. 'Liberty Still Rules', Time, Feb. 18, 1924
  3. "Venizélos, Eleuthérios". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 2008.

Other websitesEdit

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