Augustinos Kapodistrias

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Augustinos Kapodistrias
Αυγουστίνος Καποδίστριας
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Governor of Greece
In office
October 9, 1831 March 23, 1832
Preceded by Ioannis Kapodistrias
Succeeded by(various Governmental Commities)
King Otto
as Head of State
Spyridon Trikoupis
as President of the Ministerial Council
Personal details
Corfu, Republic of Venice
Died1857 (aged 79)
St. Petersburg, Imperial Russia
Political party Russian Party

Count Augustinos Ioannis Maria Kapodistrias (Greek : Αυγουστίνος Ιωάννης Μαρία Καποδίστριας, 1778–1857) was a Greek soldier and politician. He was born in Corfu. [1] and studied geology. Augustinos Kapodistrias was the younger brother of Viaros Kapodistrias and of the first Governor of Greece Ioannis Kapodistrias.

After Ioannis's assassination on October 9, 1831, Augustinos succeeded his brother as head of the governing council, and at the office of governor. His six-month rule was marked by political instability and the country's slide to anarchy.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ioannis Kapodistrias
Governor of Greece
Succeeded by
King Otto
Spyridon Trikoupis