Alexandros Panagoulis

1939 - 1976

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Alexandros Panagoulis (Greek: Αλέξανδρος Παναγούλης; 2 July 1939 – 1 May 1976) was a Greek politician and poet. He took an active role in the fight against the Regime of the Colonels (1967–1974) in Greece. He became famous for his attempt to assassinate dictator Georgios Papadopoulos on 13 August 1968, but also for the torture to which he was subjected during his detention. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandros Panagoulis has received more than 145,408 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexandros Panagoulis is the 6,480th most popular politician (down from 5,535th in 2019), the 361st most popular biography from Greece (down from 343rd in 2019) and the 164th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Alexandros Panagoulis ranks 6,480 out of 15,577Before him are Al-Qadir, Ernst von Weizsäcker, Adelaide of Susa, Cynane, Theodore II Palaiologos, and Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt. After him are Chintila, Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Phillipe de Plessis, Trần Hưng Đạo, Prince Erik, Duke of Västmanland, and Siim Kallas.

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Among people born in 1939, Alexandros Panagoulis ranks 116Before him are Jānis Lūsis, Ali Mahdi Muhammad, Mark Margolis, Seamus Heaney, Fred Willard, and Neil Sedaka. After him are Veruschka von Lehndorff, Michu Meszaros, Karel Brückner, Joseph D. Pistone, Barbara Liskov, and Velibor Vasović. Among people deceased in 1976, Alexandros Panagoulis ranks 68Before him are Gregor Piatigorsky, Carol Reed, Phil Ochs, Mikhail Gurevich, Géza Anda, and David Elazar. After him are Lee J. Cobb, Willi Hennig, Mickey Cohen, Walter H. Schottky, Gilbert Ryle, and Adolph Zukor.

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Among people born in Greece, Alexandros Panagoulis ranks 361 out of 936Before him are Simeon Uroš (1326), Jannis Kounellis (1936), Peithon (-355), Eucleidas (-201), Theophylact of Ohrid (1055), and Acusilaus (-600). After him are Demophon of Athens (null), Theagenes of Thasos (-500), Aeschines of Sphettus (-430), Polemon (-400), Callicratidas (-500), and Dexippus (210).


Among politicians born in Greece, Alexandros Panagoulis ranks 164Before him are Brennus (-301), Aglaonice (null), Perictione (-500), William of Villehardouin (1300), Simeon Uroš (1326), and Eucleidas (-201). After him are Demophon of Athens (null), Theagenes of Thasos (-500), Miltiades the Elder (-600), Theopompus of Sparta (-800), Aristomenes (-700), and Demades (-380).