Goodbye to former president Karolos Papoulias

Karolos Papoulias funeral on December 29, 2021.

The funeral of former Greek President Karolos Papoulias, who died at the age of 92, was held with the honours of a Head of State.

The procession took place at the Holy Temple of Agios Spyridon in Pagrati.

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras, Movement for Change (KINAL) leader Nikos Androulakos, and many others attended the funeral.

Proto Thema were on hand to take photos and videos of the funeral.

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Shortly before 12:30, the body of the former president arrived at the church and his coffin was covered with the Greek flag.

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Among the first to arrive at the church were former president Prokopis Pavlopoulos, former prime minister Costas Karamanlis and Secretary General of the KKE Dimitris Koutsoumbas.

A little while later, Mitsotakis arrived at the church with General Konstantinos Floros, Alexis Tsipras, Athens Costas Bakogiannis and President Katerina Sakellaropoulou.

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