Commander of the Second Battalion. Accused of financial misconduct during his tenure, he was transferred from his position when Vrasidas Papagiannopoulos became head of the Organisation of Makronissos Rehabilitation Centres (OAM) under the Plastiras government.
Commander of the Third Battalion from its formation and considered the harshest unit commander at Makronissos. This led to his selective transfer from the island before the end of the Greek Civil War in an attempt to blunt his negative reputation.
Venizelist general who entered politics in 1945, leading the National Progressive Centre Union (EPEK) in the March 1950 elections and heading a government until August 1950. He introduced reconciliation measures that eased some pressure on persecuted National...
Royalist military leader and head of the 4 August dictatorship, with the support and cooperation of King George II. He was Greece’s leader during the Greek–Italian War until his death in January 1941.
Its activities began before the Second World War and continued until the restoration of democracy in Greece following the junta’s collapse in 1974.
Founded in Paris in 1948 and indirectly supported by the French Communist Party, the Comité promoted the demands of Greek civilian political prisoners and exiles.