Mitsotakis, Konstantinos

Konstantinos Mitsotakis comes from a family with a long tradition in politics. He studied law, political and economic science at the University of Athens, and he is the father of Dora Bakogiannis (presently minister of foreign affairs) and Kyriakos Mitsotakis (MP [member of Parliament] of the ruling party). During the German occupation, he assumed a leading role in the anti-Nazi Resistance on the island of Crete, and he was imprisoned and sentenced to death twice by the Germans. In 1986, he was honored by the British Parliament for his activity.

Mitsotakis was elected as MP for the first time at the age of 28, first took governmental responsibilities at the age of 32, and ever since he had been incessantly elected with different parties until ...

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