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Nikolaos Makris (Greek: Νικόλαος Μακρής, 1829–1911) was a Greek soldier and politician.

He was the son of Dimitrios Makris, a military leader during the Greek War of Independence of 1821, he was born in Missolonghi. He entered the Greek Army. He was sent to France for training. After his return, he served in various command and staff positions, and eventually commanded the Athens police and became head of the Greek Gendarmerie.

He participated in the Greco-Turkish War of 1897 as commander of the 1st Infantry Division.

After the war, he left the army with the rank of Major General. He was elected MP for his native prefecture of Aetolia-Acarnania several times.


  • The first version of the article is translated from the article at the Greek Wikipedia (Main page)