Junta minister dies aged 90

first_imgNikolaos Makarezos, one of the leaders of the military dictatorship that ruled Greece from 1967-1974, died last week at the age of ninety. Colonel Makarezos died on Monday and was buried Tuesday. Makarezos was a ringleader of the military coup that seized power on April 21, 1967. Makarezos was arrested after the fall of the dictatorship in 1974 and sentenced to death for treason — a sentence later commuted to life imprisonment. He was released in 1990 on the grounds of poor health and he lived in Athens in recent years. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img

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