Karolos Papoulias

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Date of Birth June 4, 1929
Place of Birth Greece
Age 91 years old
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Karolos Papoulias

Karolos Papoulias is a Greek politician who served as President of Greece from 2005 to 2015. A member of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement, he previously was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1985 to 1989 and again from 1993 until 1996.

Born: June 4, 1929, Ioannina, Greece
Political party: Panhellenic Socialist Movement
Spouse(s): Mary Panou
Children: Fani, Vicky and Anna
Alma mater: University of Athens, University of Milan, University of Cologne
Religion: Greek Orthodoxy
Preceded by: Konstantinos Stephanopoulos
Succeeded by: Prokopis Pavlopoulos

About Karolos Papoulias

In 2005, after serving two terms as his country's Minister of Foreign Affairs, this Panhellenic Socialist Movement politician took office as President of Greece.

Before Fame

Before entering politics, he attended the University of Milan and the University of Athens and earned an advanced international law degree from the University of Cologne.


His pre-presidential political offices include member of the Greek Parliament for Ioannina, Alternate Minister for National Defense, and Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Family Life

The son of military man Gregorios Papoulias, he grew up in Ioannina, Greece. His marriage to May Panou resulted in children named Anna, Vicky, and Fani.


He assumed the Greek presidency under the prime ministerial administration of Kostas Karamanlis.

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  • University of Milan alumni
  • University of Cologne alumni
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