Konstantinos Tasoulas

Konstantinos Tasoulas (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Τασούλας; born 17 July 1959, Ioannina, Greece) is a Greek politician serving as Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament from 18 July 2019.[1] He has also served as Minister of Culture and Sports, Deputy Minister of National Defence and Mayor of Kifissia.

Konstantinos Tasoulas
Κωνσταντίνος Τασούλας
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Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament
Assumed office
18 July 2019
Preceded byNikos Voutsis
Minister of Culture and Sports
In office
10 June 2014 – 27 January 2015
Prime MinisterAntonis Samaras
Preceded byPanos Panagiotopoulos
Succeeded byFrosso Kiaou
as Minister of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs
Deputy Minister of National Defence
In office
19 September 2007 – 7 October 2009
Prime MinisterKostas Karamanlis
Preceded byVasilis Mihaloliakos
Succeeded byKostis Spiliopoulos
Mayor of Kifissia
In office
1995–1998
Member of the Hellenic Parliament
Assumed office
2000
Personal details
Born (1959-07-17) 17 July 1959 (age 61)
Ioannina, Greece
Political partyNew Democracy
Alma materNational and Kapodistrian University of Athens

He also worked as a lawyer in Athens and London, while in 1981-1990 he was special secretary of Evangelos Averoff, before being elected alderman of Kifissia. He holds the record of the Speaker of the Parliament with the most votes.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Team, ΤοΒΗΜΑ (July 17, 2019). "Tasoulas elected Parliament Speaker with broad, five-party backing". Ειδήσεις - νέα - Το Βήμα Online.
Political offices
Preceded by
Panos Panagiotopoulos
Minister of Culture and Sports
2014–2015
Succeeded by
Frosso Kiaou
Preceded by
Nikos Voutsis
Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament
2019–present
Incumbent
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Kyriakos Mitsotakis
as Prime Minister
Order of precedence of Greece
Speaker of the Parliament
Succeeded by
Ieronymos II
as Archbishop of Athens and All Greece