Famous Greek Political Leaders

Find out more about the greatest Greek Political Leaders, including Solon, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Alexis Tsipras, Eleftherios Venizelos and Ioannis Metaxas.

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 1 Alexis Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras
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Famous As: Politician, Civil engineer
Birthdate: July 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Greek

 2 Alcibiades

Alcibiades
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Famous As: Athenian Statesman
Birthdate: 0450 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0404 BC

After losing his father as a child, Alcibiades came under the tutelage of Socrates. He was known for his shifting allegiance, siding with Athens first, and then Sparta, during the Peloponnesian War. He was known to win wars more with his deceptive means than his military tactics.

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 3 Draco

Draco
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Famous As: Legislator
Birthdate: 0650 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0600 BC

 4 Solon

Solon
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Famous As: Laid the foundations for Democracy in Athens.
Birthdate: 0638 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0558 BC

Solon was an Athenian lawmaker, statesman, and poet. He is best remembered for his efforts to legislate against the moral, economic, and political decline in archaic Athens. Although his efforts did not prove to be fruitful during his lifetime, Solon is often credited with laying the foundation for Athenian democracy. 

 5 Ahab

Ahab
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Birthdate: 0900 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0852 BC

 6 Alexander of Greece

Alexander of Greece
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 1, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Greek
Died: October 25, 1920

 7 Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Kyriakos Mitsotakis
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Famous As: Politician, Banker
Birthdate: March 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Greek
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 8 Cleisthenes

Cleisthenes
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Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: 0570 BC
Nationality: Greek

 9 Ioannis Metaxas

Ioannis Metaxas
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Famous As: Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Birthdate: April 12, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Greek
Died: January 29, 1941

 10 Maria Amalia Mercouri

Maria Amalia Mercouri
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Famous As: (empty)
Birthdate: October 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Greek
Died: March 6, 1994

 11 Irene

Irene
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: 0752 AD
Nationality: Greek
Died: August 9, 0803

 12 Prokopis Pavlopoulos

Prokopis Pavlopoulos
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Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, University teacher
Birthdate: July 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Greek

 13 Eleuthérios Venizélos

Eleuthérios Venizélos
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Famous As: Prime minister of Greece
Birthdate: August 23, 1864
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Greek
Died: March 18, 1936

 14 Lycurgus

Lycurgus
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Famous As: Lawgiver, legislator
Birthdate: 0000 BC
Nationality: Greek

 15 Georgios Papadopoulos

Georgios Papadopoulos
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 5, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Greek
Died: June 27, 1999

 16 George Papandreou

George Papandreou
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Greek, American

 17 Andreas Papandreou

Andreas Papandreou
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Famous As: Politician, Economist, University teacher
Birthdate: February 5, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Greek
Died: June 23, 1996

 18 Ioannis Kapodistrias

Ioannis Kapodistrias
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: February 11, 1776
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Greek
Died: October 9, 1831

 19 Nikolaos Michaloliakos

Nikolaos Michaloliakos
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Famous As: politician, writer
Birthdate: December 11, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Greek

 20 Lysimachus

Lysimachus
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Famous As: officer
Birthdate: 0360 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: January 31, 0281

 21 Epaminondas

Epaminondas
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Famous As: General
Birthdate: 0418 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0362 BC

 22 Marcian

Marcian
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Birthdate: 0396 AD
Nationality: Greek

 23 Konstantinos Karamanlis

Konstantinos Karamanlis
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 8, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Greek
Died: April 23, 1998

 24 Antonis Samaras

Antonis Samaras
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Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Greece
Birthdate: May 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Greek

 25 Konstantinos Mitsotakis

Konstantinos Mitsotakis
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Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: October 18, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Greek
Died: May 29, 2017

 26 Cimon

Cimon
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 0510 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0450 BC

 27 Andronikos II Palaiologos

Andronikos II Palaiologos
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: March 25, 1259
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Greek
Died: February 13, 1332

 28 Ptolemy III Euergetes

Ptolemy III Euergetes
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0000 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0222 AD

 29 Aristides

Aristides
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Famous As: Athenian statesman
Birthdate: 0530 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0468 BC

 30 Georgios Papandreou

Georgios Papandreou
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Famous As: Politician, Economist, Diplomat, Lawyer
Birthdate: February 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Greek
Died: November 1, 1968

 31 Agesilaus II

Agesilaus II
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Famous As: Military commander
Birthdate: 0444 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0360 BC

 32 Critias

Critias
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Famous As: Political figure and author
Birthdate: 0460 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0403 BC

 33 Archytas

Archytas
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0428 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0347 BC

 34 Herodes Atticus

Herodes Atticus
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 0101 AD
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0177 AD

 35 Kostas Karamanlis

Kostas Karamanlis
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Greek

 36 Lucas Papademos

Lucas Papademos
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Famous As: Economist, Politician, University teacher, Banker
Birthdate: October 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Greek

 37 Karolos Papoulias

Karolos Papoulias
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Famous As: Politician, Jurist-consultant, Partisan, Diplomat, Volleyball player
Birthdate: June 4, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Greek

 38 Ephialtes

Ephialtes
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0461 AD

 39 Polycrates

Polycrates
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Famous As: Tyrant
Birthdate: 0574 BC
Nationality: Greek, Turkish
Died: 0522 BC

 40 Konstantinos Stephanopoulos

Konstantinos Stephanopoulos
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Famous As: President
Birthdate: August 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Greek

 41 Aeschines

Aeschines
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat, Orator
Birthdate: 0389 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0314 BC

 42 Phocion

Phocion
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Famous As: Greek statesman
Birthdate: 0402 AD
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0318 AD

 43 Pelopidas

Pelopidas
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 0420 AD
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0364 AD

 44 Philopoemen

Philopoemen
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Famous As: General
Birthdate: 0253 AD
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0183 AD

 45 Dimitris Avramopoulos

Dimitris Avramopoulos
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: June 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Greek

 46 Costas Simitis

Costas Simitis
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Greek

 47 Alexandros Mavrokordatos

Alexandros Mavrokordatos
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: February 11, 1791
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Greek
Died: August 18, 1865

 48 Alexandros Papagos

Alexander Papagos
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Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: December 9, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Greek
Died: October 4, 1955

 49 Aristagoras

Aristagoras
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Greek, Turkish
Died: 0498 AD

 50 Constantine Kanaris

Constantine Kanaris
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 1793 AD
Nationality: Greek
Died: September 2, 1877