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Kostas Karamanlis
Κώστας Καραμανλής
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Prime Minister of Greece
In office
10 March 2004 – 6 October 2009
President Konstantinos Stephanopoulos
Karolos Papoulias
Preceded by Costas Simitis
Succeeded by George Papandreou
Minister for Culture
In office
10 March 2004 – 15 February 2006
Preceded by Evangelos Venizelos
Succeeded by Georgios Voulgarakis
Leader of New Democracy
In office
21 March 1997 – 30 November 2009
Preceded by Miltiadis Evert
Succeeded by Antonis Samaras
Leader of the Opposition
In office
21 March 1997 – 10 March 2004
Preceded by Miltiadis Evert
Succeeded by George Papandreou
Member of the Hellenic Parliament
Assumed office
18 June 1989
Personal details
Born
Konstantinos Karamanlis

14 September 1956 (1956-09-14) (age 64)
Athens, Greece
Political party New Democracy
Spouse(s) Natasa Pazaïti (1998–present)
Children Alexandros
Aliki
Alma mater University of Athens
Tufts University

Konstantinos A. Karamanlis (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Αλεξάνδρου Καραμανλής; born 14 September 1956), commonly known as Kostas Karamanlis (Greek: Κώστας Καραμανλής, pronounced [ˈkostas karamanˈlis]), is a Greek politician. He was Prime Minister of Greece from 2004 to 2009. He was also president of the centre-right New Democracy party.



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