Nikolaos Douvas

General Nikolaos Douvas (Greek: Νικόλαος Ντούβας, born 1947) served as Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff. General Douvas was honourably discharged from the Hellenic Army on March 1, 2006. After his discharge from the army he has been appointed as president at EKO (the biggest Greek state owned oil company).

Nikolaos Douvas
Born1947
Agioi Anargyroi, Larissa
AllegianceGreece Greece
Service/branchHellenicArmySeal.svg Hellenic Army
Years of service1970–2006
RankArmy-GRE-OF-09.svg General
Commands heldChief of the Hellenic Army General Staff
Military attache at Greek consulate in Bonn
Commander of the First Army
Battles/warsTurkish Invasion of Cyprus
AwardsKnight Commander (Grand Cross) of the Order of Honour
Knight Commander (Grand Cross) of the Order of the Phoenix

Early life and educationEdit

Douvas grew up in Larissa, then attended the Hellenic Military Academy, from which he graduated in 1970, with a commission as a second lieutenant of infantry. Douvas has augmented his early military education serving at several military and civilian colleges and training centers in Greece and the United States, including the Hellenic Advanced School for Warfare, the Hellenic National Defense College, and the Center for Public Jurisprudence and Political Science at the University of Athens School of Law.

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Military offices
Preceded by Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff
2004–2006
Succeeded by