Eleftherios Venizelos

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Elefthérios Venizélos
Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος
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Prime Minister of Greece
In office
6 October 1910 – 25 February 1915
Monarch George I
Constantine I
Preceded by Stefanos Dragoumis
Succeeded by Dimitrios Gounaris
In office
10 August 1915 – 24 September 1915
Monarch Constantine I
Preceded by Dimitrios Gounaris
Succeeded by Alexandros Zaimis
In office
14 June 1917 – 4 November 1920
Monarch Alexander
Preceded by Alexandros Zaimis
Succeeded by Dimitrios Rallis
In office
24 January 1924 – 19 February 1924
Monarch George II
Preceded by Stylianos Gonatas
Succeeded by Georgios Kafantaris
In office
4 July 1928 – 26 May 1932
President Pavlos Kountouriotis
Alexandros Zaimis
Preceded by Alexandros Zaimis
Succeeded by Alexandros Papanastasiou
In office
5 June 1932 – 4 November 1932
President Alexandros Zaimis
Preceded by Alexandros Papanastasiou
Succeeded by Panagis Tsaldaris
In office
16 January 1933 – 6 March 1933
President Alexandros Zaimis
Preceded by Panagis Tsaldaris
Succeeded by Alexandros Othonaios
Prime Minister of the Cretan State
In office
2 May 1910 – 6 October 1910
Preceded by Alexandros 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)
Died 18 March 1936(1936-03-18) (aged 71)
Paris, France
Nationality Greek
Political party Liberal Party
Spouse(s) Maria Katelouzou (1891-1894)
Elena Skylitsi (1921-1936)
Relations Constantine Mitsotakis (nephew)
Children Kyriakos Venizelos
Sophoklis Venizelos
Alma mater National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Profession Politician
Revolutionary
Legislator
Lawyer
Jurist
Journalist
Translator
Religion Greek Orthodox Church
Website National Foundation Research "Eleftherios K. Venizelos"

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.

References[change | change source]

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

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