Greek socialist who served as the Prime Minister of Greece from 2009 to 2011. Both his father Andreas and his grandfather Georgios were Prime Ministers of Greece as well.
He worked for Stockholm University in 1972, doing immigration research.
He chose to step down as Prime Minister, so Greece's national debt crisis could be confronted.
He has two children, Andreas and Margarita-Elena, with wife Ada.
He is a prominent figure in Greek politics, much like mayor Yiannis Boutaris.