|Born||9 September 1922|
|Died||20 March 2020(aged 97)|
Manolis Glezos (Greek: Μανώλης Γλέζος; 9 September 1922 – 30 March 2020) was a Greek left-wing politician and guerrilla. Glezos was best known for his participation in the World War II resistance. He was an MEP from 1984 to 1985 and again from 2014 to 2015.
In March 2010, Glezos was participating in a protest demonstration in Athens, when he was hit in the face by a police tear gas canister. He was carried away injured.
In February 2012, Glezos was arrested by riot police while protesting in Athens.
References[change | change source]
- "Greece does not need financial aid, says Angela Merkel". BBC News Online. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
- "Man who ripped down swastika in Athens arrested". BBC News Online. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
- Greek Resistance Hero Manolis Glezos Dies at 98
Other websites[change | change source]
- Media related to Manolis Glezos at Wikimedia Commons