Athanasios Kanakaris-Roufos

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Athanasios Kanakaris-Roufos
Αθανάσιος Κανακάρης-Ρούφος
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Born 1830
Patras, Greece
Died 1902
Patras, Greece
Occupation politician, 13th Mayor of Patras

Athanasios Kanakaris-Roufos (Greek: Αθανάσιος Κανακάρης-Ρούφος, 1830–1902) was a Greek politician from Achaea. He was mayor of the city of Patras from 1879 to 1883.

He was the son of Benizelos Rouphos and brother of Georgios Roufos. Together with his brother, he helped with the reformation of Patras. During his time as mayor he ran a gaslight company in Krya Itea, planted olives southwest of downtown, opened roads, constructed Omonoia Square, ran public schools, the Markato market and constructed the race track. He died in 1902. He raised two sons Loukas Kanakaris-Roufos and Vasileios Roufos.

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Preceded by
Periklis Kalamogdartis
Mayor of Patras
September 6, April 8, 1879 - July 2, 1883
Succeeded by
Dimitrios Patrinos
Preceded by
Aristomenis Kontogouris
Mayor of Patras
September 12, 1895 - September 5, 1899
Succeeded by
Dimitrios Votsis