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.