Papandreou, Andreas (1919–1996)

Andreas Papandreou studied at the Law School of the University of Athens and as early as 1936 he was impeached by the dictatorial regime of the time. In 1941 he set out from Greece for the United States, where he pursued an academic career in economics and philosophy at Harvard University. In 1947 he became assistant professor at Harvard University and then professor at the University of Minnesota, the University of California, Los Angeles, and elsewhere. In 1951, he married Margarita Tsant. This was his second marriage, which gave him four children, among them George (present leader of the opposition). At the invitation of Konstantinos Karamanlis, his subsequent political opponent, he came back to Greece in 1961. In the 1964 elections, he was elected with ...

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