Influential public figure who founded the Panhellenic Socialist Movement, which lauded the left-wing fighters of the WWII Greek Resistance.
He was a student of civil engineering at the National Technical University of Athens.
He served under Prime Minister
He fathered Fofi Gennimata, also a PASOK politician.
His brand of socialism was deliberately different from the socialism heralded by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin and Karl Marx.