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Prokopis Pavlopoulos

Greek politician

Prokopios Pavlopoulos, GColIH (Greek: Προκόπιος Παυλόπουλος, pronounced [proˈkopios pavˈlopulos], born 10 July 1950), commonly shortened to Prokopis (Προκόπης), is the President of Greece, in office since 2015.


Prokopis Pavlopoulos
Προκόπης Παυλόπουλος

Prokópis Pavlópoulos portrait.jpg
7th President of Greece
Assumed office
13 March 2015
Prime MinisterAlexis Tsipras
Vassiliki Thanou (Acting)
Alexis Tsipras
Preceded byKarolos Papoulias
Minister of the Interior
In office
10 March 2004 – 11 September 2009
Prime MinisterKostas Karamanlis
Preceded byNikos Alivizatos
Succeeded byGiannis Ragousis
Personal details
Born (1950-07-10) 10 July 1950 (age 69)
Kalamata, Greece
Political partyNew Democracy
Spouse(s)Vlassia Peltsemi
Children2 daughters
1 son
ResidencePresidential Mansion
Alma materUniversity of Athens
Panthéon-Assas University

Pavlopoulos was a lawyer, university professor and politician, he was Minister for the Interior from 2004 to 2009.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Oberlé, Thierry (11 December 2008). "Pavlopoulos, un ministre de l'Intérieur dans la tourmente". Le Figaro (in French).