Aleko' s protrait in a post stamp of Greek Republic - in 90's

Alekos Panagoulis' s protrait in a post stamp of Greek Republic - in

Alekos Panagoulis in the court: "I didn’t want to kill a man. I’m not capable of killing a man. I wanted to kill a tyrant"

Alekos Panagoulis in the court: "I didn’t want to kill a man. I’m not capable of killing a man. I wanted to kill a tyrant"

Alekos was put on trial by the Military Court on 3 November 1968, condemned to death with other members of National Resistance on 17 November 1968, and subsequently transported to the island of Aegina for the sentence to be carried out.As a result of political pressure from the international community, the junta refrained from executing him and instead incarcerated him at the Bogiati Military Prisons on 25 November 1968.

Alekos was put on trial by the Military Court on 3 November 1968, condemned to death with other members of National Resistance on 17 November 1968, and subsequently transported to the island of Aegina for the sentence to be carried out.As a result of political pressure from the international community, the junta refrained from executing him and instead incarcerated him at the Bogiati Military Prisons on 25 November 1968.

Peoples' expressions of love via sadness

Peoples' expressions of love via sadness

Grave of Alexandros (Alekos) Panagoulis. First Cemetery of Athens.

Grave of Alexandros (Alekos) Panagoulis. First Cemetery of Athens.

There was much speculation in the Greek press that the car accident was staged to silence Panagoulis and to cover up the documents in question.

There was much speculation in the Greek press that the car accident was staged to silence Panagoulis and to cover up the documents in question.

Alekos was killed on 1 May 1976 at the age of 36 in a car accident on Vouliagmenis Avenue in Athens

Alekos was killed on 1 May 1976 at the age of 36 in a car accident on Vouliagmenis Avenue in Athens

He reportedly refused amnesty offers from the junta. In August 1973, after four and a half years in jail, he benefited from a general amnesty that the military regime granted to all political prisoners during a failed attempt by Papadopoulos to liberalize his regime. Alekos went into self-exile in Florence, Italy, in order to continue the resistance.

He reportedly refused amnesty offers from the junta. In August 1973, after four and a half years in jail, he benefited from a general amnesty that the military regime granted to all political prisoners during a failed attempt by Papadopoulos to liberalize his regime. Alekos went into self-exile in Florence, Italy, in order to continue the resistance.


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