Eleftherios Venizelos

1864 - 1936

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Eleftherios Kyriakou Venizelos (Greek: Ελευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος, romanized: Elefthérios Kyriákou Venizélos, pronounced [elefˈθeri.os 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 to 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 738,399 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia. Eleftherios Venizelos is the 1,333rd most popular politician (down from 1,296th in 2019), the 114th most popular biography from Greece (down from 113th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular 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 1,333 out of 15,577Before him are David II of Scotland, Ghazan, Jephthah, Lazar of Serbia, Millard Fillmore, and Theodor Heuss. After him are Chlodio, Kara Ahmed Pasha, Polycrates, Christine Lagarde, Cheoljong of Joseon, and Wenceslaus III of Bohemia.

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Among people born in 1864, Eleftherios Venizelos ranks 13Before him are Camille Claudel, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Walther Nernst, Hermann Minkowski, and Alfred Hermann Fried. After him are Miguel de Unamuno, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, Nellie Bly, Vilhelm Hammershøi, Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach, and Dmitri Ivanovsky. Among people deceased in 1936, Eleftherios Venizelos ranks 12Before him are Oswald Spengler, Luigi Pirandello, Lu Xun, Ferdinand Tönnies, Lev Kamenev, and Grigory Zinoviev. After him are Albert Fish, G. K. Chesterton, Alexander Glazunov, Miguel de Unamuno, Fuad I of Egypt, and Grazia Deledda.

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Among people born in Greece, Eleftherios Venizelos ranks 114 out of 936Before him are Agrippina the Elder (-14), Theo Angelopoulos (1935), Saint Titus (13), Arion (-700), Lysias (-445), and Philomena (291). After him are Polycrates (-600), Melina Mercouri (1920), Karolos Papoulias (1929), John V Palaiologos (1332), Critias (-460), and Alexander of Greece (1893).


Among politicians born in Greece, Eleftherios Venizelos ranks 42Before him are Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt (1789), Phryne (-371), John III Doukas Vatatzes (1192), Necho II (-625), Philoctetes (null), and Agrippina the Elder (-14). After him are Polycrates (-600), Karolos Papoulias (1929), John V Palaiologos (1332), Critias (-460), Alexander of Greece (1893), and Perseus of Macedon (-212).