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Here’s a look at the life of Lucas Papademos, economist and former prime minister of Greece.


Birth date: October 11, 1947

Birth place: Athens, Greece

Birth name: Lucas Demetrios Papademos

Marriage: Shanna (Ingram) Papademos

Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S. in Physics, 1970; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S. in Electrical Engineering, 1972; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D. in Economics, 1977


1975-1984 - Teaches economics at Columbia University.

1980 - Senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

1985-1993 - Chief economist at the Bank of Greece.

1988-1993 - Teaches economics at the University of Athens.

1994-2002 - Governor of the Bank of Greece.

June 1, 2002-May 31, 2010 - Vice president of the European Central Bank.

2002 - Assists the Greek government’s transition from the drachma to the euro.

2010-2011 - Serves as an adviser to Prime Minister George Papandreou.

2010-2011 - Visiting professor at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

2010-present - Senior fellow at the Center for Financial Studies, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany.

April 2011 - Appointed as inaugural Minos A. Zombanakis professor of the International Financial System at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

November 11, 2011 - Is sworn in as prime minister of Greece.

May 16, 2012 - Resigns as prime minister after Greek elections fail to produce a government.

May 25, 2017 - Is injured by a letter bomb explosion while riding in a car in Athens.