| Share
 

Theodore Pangalos

Pangalos, Theodore (pängˈgälôs) [key], 1878–1952, Greek general and politician. He was instrumental in the overthrow (1922) of King Constantine I and initially supported the republic (1924). In June, 1925, he seized power, and in Jan., 1926, he suspended the constitution and assumed dictatorial powers, causing Paul Kondouriotis to resign as president and securing his own election to this post in Apr., 1926. Pangalos was overthrown in turn (Aug., 1926) by George Kondylis, who recalled Kondouriotis. Pangalos was imprisoned until 1928 and then in 1930 was deported to Kérkira (Corfu) for two years because of his involvement in new plots.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Theodore Pangalos from Infoplease:

  • Paul Kondouriotis - Kondouriotis, Paul Kondouriotis, Paul , 1857–1935, Greek admiral and statesman. He became a ...
  • Greece: History - History Ancient Greece Important aspects of ancient Greek culture are covered in separate ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Modern Greek History: Biographies


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring