Deputy Minister for Macedonia and Thrace

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The Deputy Minister for Macedonia and Thrace (Greek: Υφυπουργός Μακεδονίας και Θράκης) is the government minister in charge of Greece's Sub-Ministry of Macedonia and Thrace, part of the Ministry of the Interior.

Deputy Minister for Macedonia and Thrace of the Hellenic Republic
Υφυπουργός Μακεδονίας και Θράκης
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Incumbent
Stavros Kalafatis [el]

since 5 January 2021
AppointerPrime Minister of Greece
Inaugural holderNikolaos Martis
Formation1974
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The department originated in the old Ministry of Northern Greece, which was renamed the Ministry of Macedonia and Thrace on 19 August 1988.[1]

The ministry was abolished on 7 October 2009 and downgraded to a general secretariat within the Ministry of the Interior,[2][3] but was re-established on 21 June 2012.[4] On 27 January 2015, it was again demoted to a sub-ministry within the Ministry of the Interior.

Ministers for Northern Greece (1974–1988)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party
Nikolaos Martis 21 November 1974 21 October 1977 New Democracy
Dionysios Arbouzis 21 October 1977 28 November 1977
Nikolaos Martis 28 November 1977 21 October 1981
Vassilios Intzes 21 October 1981 5 June 1985 PASOK
Andreas Papandreou 5 June 1985 26 July 1985
Ioannis Papadopoulos 26 July 1985 5 February 1987
Stelios Papathemelis 5 February 1987 19 August 1988

Ministers for Macedonia and Thrace (1988–2009)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party
Stelios Papathemelis 19 August 1988 2 July 1989 PASOK
Panayiotis Chatzinikolaou 2 July 1989 12 November 1989 New Democracy
Ioannis Deligiannis 12 November 1989 11 April 1990
Georgios Tzitzikostas 11 April 1990 8 August 1991
Panayiotis Chatzinikolaou 8 August 1991 13 October 1993
Constantinos Triaridis 13 October 1993 22 October 1996 PASOK
Philippos Petsalnikos 22 October 1996 30 October 1998
Giannis Magriotis 30 October 1998 4 April 2000
Georgios Paschalidis 13 April 2000 7 July 2003
Haris Kastanidis 7 July 2003 3 March 2004
Nikos Tsiartsionis 10 March 2004 15 February 2006 New Democracy
Georgios Kalantzis 15 February 2006 19 September 2007
Margaritis Tzimas 19 September 2007 8 January 2009
Stavros Kalafatis [el] 8 January 2009 7 October 2009

Ministers for Macedonia and Thrace (2012–2015)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party
Theodoros Karaoglou [el] 21 June 2012 10 June 2014 New Democracy
Georgios Orfanos 10 June 2014 27 January 2015

Deputy Ministers for Macedonia and Thrace (since 2015)Edit

Name Took Office Left Office Party
Maria Kollia-Tsaroucha 27 January 2015 27 August 2015 Independent Greeks
Filippos Tsalidis 28 August 2015 21 September 2015 Independent
Maria Kollia-Tsaroucha 23 September 2015 29 August 2018 Independent Greeks
Katerina Notopoulou [el] 29 August 2018 15 February 2019 Syriza
Eleftheria Hatzigeorgiou [el] 15 February 2019 9 July 2019
Theodoros Karaoglou 9 July 2019 5 January 2021 New Democracy
Stavros Kalafatis 5 January 2021 Incumbent

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ministerial Decision 704/19.8.1988
  2. ^ Presidential Decree 185/2009
  3. ^ Hekimoglou, Achilleas. Υπουργείο Μακεδονίας - Θράκης: Το τέλος ενός υπουργείου [Ministry of Macedonia and Thrace: The end of a ministry] (in Greek). To Vima. Retrieved 2010-12-29.
  4. ^ Presidential Decree 85/2012

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