|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 guerilla. Glezos was best known for his participation in the World War II resistance. He was a 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