Biography - A Short Wiki
A leader of the 1967 Greek military coup d’etat, he joined Dimitrios Ioannidis as a dictator in the “Regime of the Colonels” Junta that governed Greece during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
In the late 1940s, he trained as a United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent.
He was the object of a 1968 assassination attempt by Greek author and Centre Union Party politician Alexandros Panagoulis.
How did Georgios Papadopoulos die?
Papadopoulos remained in prison, rejecting an amnesty offer that required that he acknowledge his past record and express remorse, until his death on 27 June 1999 at age 80 in a hospital in Athens, where he had been treated for cancer since 1996.
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Age of death||80 years|
|Birthday||May 5, 1919|
|Death date||June 27, 1999|
|Place of death||Athens, Greece|
|Place of burial||N/A|