Thrasyvoulos Zaimis

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Thrasyvoulos Zaimis (Greek : Θρασύβουλος Ζαΐμης, 1822–1880 [1] ) was a Greek politician and the 21st Prime Minister of Greece. Zaimis was born in Kerpini, Kalavryta on 29 October 1822, the son of Andreas Zaimis, a soldier and government leader before the recognition of Greece's freedom from the Ottoman Empire. Zaimis studied law in France and was first elected to the Hellenic Parliament in 1850. He served four terms as President of Parliament and also as minister in several governments. In 1864, he was the representative of the Greek government who accepted the cession of the Ionian Islands from the British government, a gift that coincided with the enthronement of King George of Greece. Zaimis served two terms as Prime Minister and died in Athens on 27 October 1880. Thrasyvoulos Zaimis was the father of Alexandros Zaimis, also a Prime Minister of Greece.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dimitrios Voulgaris
Prime Minister of Greece
6 February 1869 – 22 July 1870
Succeeded by
Epameinondas Deligeorgis
Preceded by
Alexandros Koumoundouros
Prime Minister of Greece
9 November 1871 – 6 January 1872
Succeeded by
Dimitrios Voulgaris
  1. Note: Greece officially adopted the Gregorian calendar on 16 February 1923 (which became 1 March). All dates prior to that, unless specifically denoted, are Old Style.