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Sheridan-Kalorama in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Eleftherios Venizelos

1864-1936

 
 
Eleftherios Venizelos Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
1. Eleftherios Venizelos Marker
Inscription.  
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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, World I.
 
Location. 38° 54.72′ N, 77° 2.997′ W. Marker is in Sheridan-Kalorama, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Massachusetts Avenue Northwest east of Sheridan Circle Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Marker is at the base of the Eleftherios Venizelos statue in front of the Embassy of Greece - on Massachusetts Avenue Northwest between Sheridan Circle & 22nd Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2228 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni K. Moffitt (within shouting distance of this marker); Philip H. Sheridan (within shouting
Eleftherios Venizelos Statue - Washington, D.C. image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
2. Eleftherios Venizelos Statue - Washington, D.C.
distance of this marker); The Gilded Age (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938) (about 300 feet away); George Washington (about 300 feet away); Liberation of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg (about 300 feet away); Dr. Philip Jaisohn, 1864-1951 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sheridan-Kalorama.
 
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.
 
Elefthérios Kyriákou Venizélos image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, July 17, 2016
3. Elefthérios Kyriákou Venizélos
Elefthérios Kyriákou Venizélos image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, July 17, 2016
4. Elefthérios Kyriákou Venizélos
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,477 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on January 27, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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