Information about Count Ioannis Antonios Kapodistrias

Count Ioannis Antonios Kapodistrias (10 February 1776 - 9 October 1831)

Count Ioannis Antonios Kapodistrias, sometimes anglicized as John Capodistrias (Greek: Κόμης Ιωάννης Αντώνιος Καποδίστριας Komis Ioannis Antonios Kapodistrias; Russian: граф Иоанн Каподистрия Graf Ioann Kapodistriya; Italian: Giovanni Antonio Capodistria Conte Capo d'Istria), was a Greek statesmen who served as the Foreign Minister of the Russian Empire and was one of the most distinguished politicians and diplomats of Europe. After a long career in European politics and diplomacy he was elected as the first head of state of independent Greece (1827–31). He is considered as the founder of the modern Greek state, and of Greek independence.

Count Ioannis Antonios Kapodistrias reigned in...
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Ιωάννης Καποδίστριας (Ioannis Kapodistrias) Flag of Greece Greece May 1827 9 October 1831 11
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