Katerina Sakellaropoulou

Katerina Sakellaropoulou[2] (Greek: Κατερίνα Σακελλαροπούλου, [kateˈrina sacelaroˈpulu]; born 30 May 1956) is a Greek politician who has served as President of Greece since 13 March 2020.[3] She was elected by the Hellenic Parliament to succeed Prokopis Pavlopoulos on 22 January 2020. Prior to her election as President of Greece, Sakellaropoulou served as President of the Council of State, the highest administrative court of Greece. She is the first female President of Greece.[4]

Katerina Sakellaropoulou
Κατερίνα Σακελλαροπούλου
Official portait, 2021
President of Greece
Assumed office
13 March 2020
Prime MinisterKyriakos Mitsotakis
Preceded byProkopis Pavlopoulos
President of the Council of State
In office
17 October 2018  11 February 2020
Vice PresidentAthanasios Rantos [el]
Preceded byNikolaos Sakellariou [el]
Succeeded byAthanasios Rantos [el]
Vice President of the Council of State
In office
22 October 2015  17 October 2018
PresidentNikolaos Sakellariou [el]
Preceded byNikolaos Sakellariou [el]
Succeeded byAthanasios Rantos [el]
Personal details
Born
Aikaterini Sakellaropoulou

(1956-05-30) 30 May 1956 (age 65)
Thessaloniki, Kingdom of Greece
Political partyIndependent[lower-alpha 1][1]
Domestic partnerPavlos Kotsonis
Children1
ResidencePresidential Mansion, Athens
EducationUniversity of Athens
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
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