Statue of Eleftherios Venizelos
Eleftherios Venizelos sculpture in Washington DC.jpg
The statue in 2018
Year2009 (2009)
TypeSculpture
SubjectEleftherios Venizelos
LocationWashington, D.C., United States
Coordinates38°54′43.52″N 77°03′00.06″W / 38.9120889°N 77.0500167°W / 38.9120889; -77.0500167Coordinates: 38°54′43.52″N 77°03′00.06″W / 38.9120889°N 77.0500167°W / 38.9120889; -77.0500167

An outdoor statue of Eleftherios Venizelos is installed outside the Embassy of Greece, on Massachusetts Avenue between Sheridan Circle and 22nd Street, NW,[1] in Embassy Row, Washington, D.C., United States. It was erected by the Hellenic Parliament in 2009. Near the statue is a plaque with the inscription: Eleftherios Venizelos / 1864–1936 / 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.[2]

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References

  1. ^ A Defining Statue of Ataturk
  2. ^ "Eleftherios Venizelos". The Historical Marker Database. Retrieved October 13, 2015.