Thrasivoulos Zaimis

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Thrasivoulos Zaimis was a Greek politician and Prime Minister.

Zaimis was born in Kerpini, Kalavryta on October 29, 1822, the son of Andreas Zaimis. He studied law in France and, in 1850, was first elected to the Hellenic Parliament. 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 annexation of the Ionian Islands from the British.

Zaimis served two terms as Prime Minister. He died on October 27, 1880.

Thrasivoulos Zaimis was the father of Alexandros Zaimis.


Preceded by:
Dimitrios Voulgaris
Prime Minister of Greece
February 6, 1869 - July 22, 1870
Succeeded by:
Epameinondas Deligeorgis
Preceded by:
Alexandros Koumoundouros
Prime Minister of Greece
November 9, 1871 - January 6, 1872
Succeeded by:
Dimitrios Voulgaris