|President of Independent Greeks|
24 February 2012
|Member of Parliament|
12 May 1965 |
|Political party||Independent Greeks|
|Alma mater||University of Lyon|
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He studied economics and psychology at the University of Lyon Business Administration School of Managers in Switzerland. In 1993, he was first elected Member of Parliament in the New Democracy in the Second District of Athens. He has been reelected and is still in office. He has been honored with the Grand Cross of Merit from the Czech Patriarchate, the Medal of Honor from the Patriarchate of Jerusalem and the Order of Knight of the National Order of Merit by the President of France Nicolas Sarkozy. In 2007, he was appointed Deputy Minister of Mercantile Marine, Aegean and Island Policy in the government of Kostas Karamanlis, Minister and politician where the head was Georgios Voulgarakis. He was sometimes involved as an expert mediator and an official observer in elections in foreign countries.
On February 24, 2012, through their personal social networking sites, Panos Kammenos announced the establishment of the new party called "Independent Greeks" and published the Declaration. Yiannis Manolis directly expressed its intention to join the new party format. Then said their support Elena Kountoura, Panagiotis Melas and other MPs.