Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Liberal Politician, Statesman, Social Reformer
One of the most prominent Greek and European Leaders of the 20th Century.
He marked the modernization of Greece with his political initiatives
Erected 2009 by Hellenic Parliament.
Location. 38° 54.72′ N, 77° 2.997′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Massachusetts Avenue, NW east of Sheridan Circle, NW, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the base of the Eleftherios Venizelos statue in front of the Embassy of Greece - on Massachusetts Ave. between Sheridan Circle & 22nd St., NW. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2228 Mass. Ave. NW., Washington DC 20008, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philip H. Sheridan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gilded Age (within shouting distance of this marker); Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Liberation of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg (about 300 feet away); Dr. Philip Jaisohn, 1864-1951 (about 400 feet away); Tomáš G. Masaryk Memorial Cosmos Club (about 800 feet away); The Society of the Cincinnati (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Northwest.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Eleftherios Venizelos. (Submitted on December 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Crete; Balkan Wars; Embassy of Greece; Embassy Row.
Categories. • Government • Notable Persons • War, World I •
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