Kostas Karamanlis

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Kostas Karamanlis
Κώστας Καραμανλής
Kostas Karamanlis 2009 (cropped).jpg
Prime Minister of Greece
In office
10 March 2004 – 6 October 2009
PresidentKonstantinos Stephanopoulos
Karolos Papoulias
Preceded byCostas Simitis
Succeeded byGeorge Papandreou
Minister for Culture
In office
10 March 2004 – 15 February 2006
Preceded byEvangelos Venizelos
Succeeded byGeorgios Voulgarakis
Leader of New Democracy
In office
21 March 1997 – 30 November 2009
Preceded byMiltiadis Evert
Succeeded byAntonis Samaras
Leader of the Opposition
In office
21 March 1997 – 10 March 2004
Preceded byMiltiadis Evert
Succeeded byGeorge Papandreou
Member of the Hellenic Parliament
Assumed office
18 June 1989
Personal details
Born
Konstantinos Karamanlis

(1956-09-14) 14 September 1956 (age 63)
Athens, Greece
Political partyNew Democracy
Spouse(s)Natasa Pazaïti (1998–present)
ChildrenAlexandros
Aliki
Alma materUniversity of Athens
Tufts University

Konstantinos A. Karamanlis (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Αλεξάνδρου Καραμανλής; born 14 September 1956), commonly known as Kostas Karamanlis (Greek: Κώστας Καραμανλής, pronounced [ˈkostas karamanˈlis]), is a Greek politician. He was Prime Minister of Greece from 2004 to 2009. He was also president of the centre-right New Democracy party.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kostas Karamanlis on the Charlie Rose Show, 16 September 2005 (English)