Andreas Papandreou

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Birthday
5, 1919
Birthplace
Chios, Greece
Death Date
Jun 23, 1996 (77)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
5, 1919
Birthplace
Chios, Greece
Death Date
Jun 23, 1996 (77)

About

Greek politician who served as his country's Prime Minister from 1981 to 1989 and again from 1993 to 1996. His rise to power marked the end of a fifty-year reign by conservative forces in Greece.

Before Fame

He attended Harvard University and received a Ph.D. in economics.

Trivia

He served in the U.S. Army and became an American citizen. In a 2007 poll, almost half the people polled considered him the most important Greek Prime Minister.

Family Life

After divorcing Christina Rasia, he married Margaret Chant. These two marriages produced a total of five children.

Associated With

While at Harvard University, he started a friendship with international academic John Kenneth Galbraith.