Evangelos Venizelos

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Birthday
1, 1957
Birthplace
Greece
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1957 (age 62)
Birthplace
Greece

About

Politically affiliated with the Panhellenic Socialist Movement, he served, beginning in 2011, as Deputy Prime Minister of Greece. His other titles include Minister of Finance (2011 to 2012) and Minister of National Defense (2009 to 2011).

Before Fame

After earning his law degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, he joined the university's faculty and also served on the Board of the National Bank of Greece.

Trivia

He published a series of articles on the subject of university education in Greece.

Family Life

His marriage to Vasiliki (Lila) Bakatselou resulted in a daughter.

Associated With

He rose to national prominence as the defense attorney of Greek Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou; he cleared Papandreou of all corruption charges.