Greece's former First Lady Marika Mitsotakis has died
The Associated Press
Special to The National Herald
Marika Mitsotakis, the wife of Constantine Mitsotakis, who served as Greece's prime minister in 1990-1993, has died after a long illness. She was 81. She died at an Athens hospital on Sunday, her family said.
She died at an Athens hospital on Sunday, her family said.
Born on Nov. 29 1930 to a wealthy Athenian family, Marika Giannoukou married Mitsotakis, 12 years her senior, in 1953.
He served in several Cabinet posts from the 1950s through the 1990s before becoming prime minister.
Their daughter, Dora Bakoyannis, a former mayor of Athens and a former foreign minister, is running in Sunday's election at the head of centrist Democratic Coalition.
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