Second Sculpture Saturday: August 29, 2020

Statue of Eleftherios Venizelos, Prime Minister of Greece,

Eleftherios Venizelos (1864-1936) was elected Prime Minister of Greece eight times between the years 1910 to 1933. He held other offices such as Minister of Justice for the Cretan State. He is sometimes called the father of modern Greece. This statue is in front of the Greek Embassy in Washington, DC on Massachusetts Ave, NW along a corridor that is known as “Embassy Row.”