Augustinos Kapodistrias

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.

Augustinos Kapodistrias
Αυγουστίνος Καποδίστριας
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Governor of Greece
In office
9 October 1831 – 23 March 1832
Preceded byIoannis Kapodistrias
Succeeded by(various Governmental Commities)
King Otto
as Head of State
Spyridon Trikoupis
as President of the Ministerial Council
Personal details
Born1778
Corfu, Republic of Venice
Died1857 (aged 79)
St. Petersburg, Imperial Russia
Political partyRussian Party

After Ioannis's assassination on 9 October 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.

ReferencesEdit

  • Ελένη Γαρδίκα-Κατσιαδάκη, Ο ρόλος της Διάσκεψης του Λονδίνου στην πτώση του Αυγουστίνου Καποδίστρια, Μνήμων 10 (1985), p. 248-269. (in Greek)


Political offices
Preceded by
Ioannis Kapodistrias
Governor of Greece
1831-1832
Succeeded by
King Otto
Spyridon Trikoupis