Andreas Zaimis

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His Excellency
Andreas Zaimis
Ανδρέας Ζαΐμης
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President of the Government Commission
In office
April 26, 1826 – April 14, 1827
Preceded by Georgios Kountouriotis
as President of the Executive
Succeeded by Ioannis Kapodistrias
as Governor
Personal details
Born 1791
Kerpini, Kalavryta, Ottoman empire
Died 1840 (aged 49)
Athens, Greece
Spouse(s) Eleni Delliyani
Religion Greek Orthodox

Andreas Asimakou Zaimis (Greek: Ανδρέας Ζαΐμης) (1791–1840) was a Greek freedom fighter and government leader during the Greek War of Independence.

Born in Kalavryta, in the northern Peloponnesos, Zaimis was a leader of armed men who fought the Ottoman Turks, ultimately securing Greece's freedom.

In 1826, Zaimis was chosen as the leader of the interim Greek government. His son, Thrasivoulos Zaimis, and grandson, Alexandros Zaimis, would also serve as Prime Ministers of Greece.

Political offices
Preceded by
Georgios Kountouriotis
as President of the Executive
President of the Gov. Commission
April 26, 1826 – April 12, 1827
Succeeded by
Ioannis Kapodistrias
as Governor