Dimitrios Valvis

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Dimitrios Valvis
Valvis Dimitrios.jpg
Prime Minister of Greece
In office
9 May 1886 – 21 May 1886
Monarch George I
Preceded by Theodoros Deligiannis
Succeeded by Charilaos Trikoupis
President of the Court of Cassation
In office
Preceded by Aris Moraitnis
Succeeded by Nikolaos Deligiannis
Personal details
Born 1814
Messolonghi, Greece
Died 30 November 1892
Athens, Greece
Nationality Greek
Relations Zinovios Valvis

Dimitrios Valvis (Δημήτριος Βάλβης; 1808 or 1814[1]–30 November 1892) was a Greek politician and judge, who served briefly as Prime Minister of Greece in May 1886.

Early life and education[edit]

Valvis was born in Messolonghi and studied law in Pisa, Italy.[2]


Valvis served as President of the Court of Cassation from 1872 to 1885. He was appointed as a care-taker Prime Minister for a brief period in May 1886 between the ministries of Theodoros Deligiannis and Charilaos Trikoupis.

Personal life[edit]

He was the brother of Zinovios Valvis, who also served as Prime Minister of Greece on two occasions, in 1863 and 1864.


  1. ^ Makrygiannis Nikos, Oi Prothypourgoi tis Ellados 1843-1979 (Prime Ministers of Greece 1843-1979), retrieved 1 Dec 2012 via Google Books
  2. ^ "Dimitrios Valvis". Phantis. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Theodoros Deligiannis
Prime Minister of Greece
9 May 1886 – 21 May 1886
Succeeded by
Charilaos Trikoupis