Eleftherios Venizelos

1864 - 1936

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Eleftherios Kyriakou Venizelos (Greek: Ελευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος, romanized: Elefthérios Kyriákou Venizélos, pronounced [elefˈθerios cirˈʝaku veniˈzelos]; 23 August [O.S. 11 August] 1864 – 18 March 1936) was a Greek statesman and a prominent leader of the Greek national liberation movement. He is noted for his contribution in the expansion of Greece and promotion of liberal-democratic policies. As leader of the Liberal Party, he was elected eight times as Prime Minister of Greece, serving from 1910 to 1920 and from 1928 to 1933. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eleftherios Venizelos has received more than 540,193 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Eleftherios Venizelos is the 1,298th most popular politician (down from 1,231st in 2019), the 113th most popular biography from Greece (down from 100th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Greek Politician.

Eleftherios Venizelos is most famous for being a Greek Prime Minister and for his role in the Balkan Wars.

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Among politicians, Eleftherios Venizelos ranks 1,298 out of 15,710Before him are Philip V of Macedon, Charles III of Naples, Frederick IV of Denmark, Yang Shangkun, Marwan II, and Louis the Child. After him are John II Casimir Vasa, Queen Seondeok of Silla, Dolores Ibárruri, Gudea, Stephen, King of England, and Zog I of Albania.

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Among people born in 1864, Eleftherios Venizelos ranks 11Before him are Camille Claudel, Wilhelm Wien, Walther Nernst, Hermann Minkowski, Maurice Leblanc, and Miguel de Unamuno. After him are Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Alfred Hermann Fried, Charles Cooley, and Dmitri Ivanovsky. Among people deceased in 1936, Eleftherios Venizelos ranks 16Before him are Luigi Pirandello, Grigory Zinoviev, Albert Fish, G. K. Chesterton, Miguel de Unamuno, and Alexander Glazunov. After him are Louis Blériot, Grazia Deledda, Fuad I of Egypt, Ottorino Respighi, Buenaventura Durruti, and José Antonio Primo de Rivera.

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Among people born in Greece, Eleftherios Venizelos ranks 113 out of 855Before him are Dionysius the Areopagite (100), Perseus of Macedon (-212), Pope Eleutherius (171), Melissus of Samos (-470), Philip V of Macedon (-238), and Scopas (-395). After him are Hippias (-443), Ictinus (-500), Diotima of Mantinea (-450), Creon (null), Philoctetes (null), and Lysias (-445).


Among politicians born in Greece, Eleftherios Venizelos ranks 43Before him are John III Doukas Vatatzes (1192), Alexander of Greece (1893), Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt (1789), Ephialtes of Trachis (-550), Perseus of Macedon (-212), and Philip V of Macedon (-238). After him are Creon (null), Philoctetes (null), Phryne (-371), Ioannis Metaxas (1871), Agesilaus II (-444), and Pleistarchus (-500).