Ioannis Metaxas

Politician

1871 – 1941

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Who was Ioannis Metaxas?

Ioannis Metaxas was a Greek general and politician, serving as Prime Minister of Greece from 1936 until his death in 1941. He governed constitutionally for the first four months of his tenure, and thereafter as the strongman of the 4th of August Regime.

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Born
Apr 12, 1871
Ithaca
Also known as
  • Ιωάννης Μιχαήλ Μεταξάς
  • Μιχαήλ Μεταξάς
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Eastern Orthodox Church
Nationality
  • Greece
Profession
Education
  • Hellenic Military Academy
    (1885/09/24 - 1890)
  • Prussian Military Academy
Lived in
  • Ithaca
  • Corsica
    (1917 - 1920)
Died
Jan 29, 1941
Athens

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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