Andreas Papandreou

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About Andreas Papandreou
Andreas Papandreou (Greek: Ανδρέας Παπανδρέου) (5 February 1919– 23 June 1996) was a Greek economist, a socialist politician and a dominant figure in Greek politics. He served two terms as Prime Minister of Greece (21 October 1981, to 2 July 1989, and 13 October 1993, to 22 January 1996). In 1999, Papandreou was posthumously awarded the Swedish Order of the Polar Star.Papandreou was born on the island of Chios, Greece, the son of the leading Greek liberal politician George Papandreou. His mother, born Zofia (Sofia) Mineyko, was half Polish. Before university, he attended Athens College a leading private school in Greece. He attended the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens from 1937 till 1938 when, during the quasi-Fascist Metaxas dictatorship, he was arrested for purported Trotskyism. Following representations by his father, he was allowed to leave for the US. In 1942, Papandreou enrolled at Harvard University, where he completed a doctorate in economics. In 1943, Papandreou joined America's war effort and volunteered for the US Navy where he served as a nurse at Bethesda Hospital for war wounded, and became a United States citizen. He returned to Harvard in 1946 and served as a lecturer and associate professor until 1947. He then held professorships at the University of Minnesota, Northwestern University, the University of California, Berkeley (where he was chair of the Department of Economics), Stockholm University and York University in Toronto, Canada. In 1948, he entered into a relationship with University of Minnesota journalism student Margaret Chant. After Chant obtained a divorce and after his own divorce with Christina Rasia, his first wife, Papandreou and Chant were married in 1951. They had three sons and a daughter. Papandreou also had a daughter out of wedlock living in Sweden.

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5. I. Kapodistrias 3311
6. Pericles 3212
7. T. Kolokotrotronis 3104
8. Solon 2806
9. Andreas Papandreou 2722
10. Pavlos Voskopoulos 2116
11. Pavlos Melas 441
12. E. Venizelos 58
13. K. G. Karamanlís 26

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194. R. Farahanipour 2849
195. Pope Cyril VI 2835
196. Solon 2806
197. Jayalalithaa Jayaram 2749
198. Andreas Papandreou 2722
199. Barham Salih 2708
200. D. Pedro I 2696
201. Ernesto Geisel 2654
202. Sima Samar 2633

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