Adonis Georgiades

Politician

1972 –

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Who is Adonis Georgiades?

Adonis Georgiadis, is a Greek politician, historian, publisher, author and husband of Eugenia Manolidou. He has been Minister for Health since June 2013.

He served as the spokesman for the nationalist Popular Orthodox Rally political party until August 2007. Georgiades ran for the office of the Prefect of Athens in the 2006 elections, and on September 16, 2007 was elected into the Greek parliament, He was overwhelmingly re-elected on October 4, 2009 for the 2nd district of Athens.

During November 2010 he was LAOS' candidate peripheral governor for Attica periphery in the periphery election. He received his university degree in 1992 from the Department of History and Archaeology of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Athens. Georgiades' ancestry is from Lefkada, Macedonia, Pontus, and Smyrna. He is married to classical composer and reality TV celebrity Eugenia Manolides raising a son and a daughter from her previous marriage, as well as a young son named Athanassios-Perseas.

Georgiadis often appears on TeleAsty news programmes, a TV channel founded and run by LAOS' leader Georgios Karatzaferis, expressing the opinions of his party. On his daily programme Ellinon Egersis on TeleAsty, along with his brother Leonidas he comments on current affairs, and presents books of mainly historical and philological interest, both from his family publishing house Ekdoseis Georgiadi and other Greek publishers. He also publishes the magazine Elliniki Agogi, which covers issues of national and historical interest. An organization under the same name of Elliniki Agogi runs lessons of the Ancient Greek language.

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Born
Nov 6, 1972
Athens
Also known as
  • Adonis Georgiadis
  • Spyridon - Adonis Georgiadis
  • Spyros - Adonis Georgiadis
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Greek Orthodox Church
Nationality
  • Greece
Profession
Education
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
    ( - 1992)
Employment
  • Founder, Elliniki Agogi
    (1995 - )
Lived in
  • Athens

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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