Andreas Papandreou

1919 - 1996

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Andreas Georgiou Papandreou (Greek: Ανδρέας Γεωργίου Παπανδρέου, pronounced [anˈðreas papanˈðreu]; 5 February 1919 – 23 June 1996) was a Greek economist, politician and a dominant figure in Greek politics, known for founding the political party PASOK, which he led from 1974 to 1996. He served three terms as prime minister of Greece. Papandreou's party win in the 1981 election was a milestone in the political history of Greece, since it was the first time that the elected government had a predominantly socialist political program. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andreas Papandreou has received more than 508,821 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Andreas Papandreou is the 2,996th most popular politician (down from 2,538th in 2019), the 213th most popular biography from Greece (down from 185th in 2019) and the 85th most popular Greek Politician.

Andreas Papandreou was a Greek politician who served as Prime Minister of Greece from 1981 to 1989. He is most famous for introducing the "Papandreou package," which was a series of economic reforms that helped Greece's economy recover from the recession in the 1980s.

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Among politicians, Andreas Papandreou ranks 2,996 out of 15,710Before him are Antiochus V Eupator, Demaratus, Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Eleanor of Navarre, Ibrahim ibn al-Walid, and Tiberius Gemellus. After him are Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Userkare, Dred Scott, Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Berenice III of Egypt, and Felipe González.

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Among people born in 1919, Andreas Papandreou ranks 32Before him are Jack Palance, Iris Murdoch, Walter Scheel, Pierre Trudeau, Dino De Laurentiis, and James Lovelock. After him are Moïse Tshombe, Godfrey Hounsfield, Pete Seeger, Daniel Bell, Jackie Robinson, and James M. Buchanan. Among people deceased in 1996, Andreas Papandreou ranks 30Before him are Magda Schneider, Solomon Asch, Gladwyn Jebb, René Clément, Abdus Salam, and Joan Clarke. After him are Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Marcel Carné, Ademir de Menezes, Claudette Colbert, P. L. Travers, and Timothy Leary.

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Among people born in Greece, Andreas Papandreou ranks 213 out of 855Before him are Alexander I of Epirus (-362), Georgios Papanikolaou (1883), Quintus Curtius Rufus (41), Timon of Phlius (-320), Antiochus V Eupator (-173), and Demaratus (-600). After him are Agathon (-448), Pausanias of Sparta (null), Calchas (null), Memnon of Rhodes (-380), Lafcadio Hearn (1850), and Berenice I of Egypt (-340).


Among politicians born in Greece, Andreas Papandreou ranks 85Before him are Gotse Delchev (1872), Manolis Glezos (1922), Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark (1903), Alexander I of Epirus (-362), Antiochus V Eupator (-173), and Demaratus (-600). After him are Pausanias of Sparta (null), Calchas (null), Berenice I of Egypt (-340), Antiphon (-480), Idomeneus of Crete (null), and Cylon of Athens (-700).