Nikolaos Politis (spelled also as Nicolas Politis; Greek: Νικόλαος Πολίτης; 1872 in Corfu  – 1942 in Cannes, France) was a Greek diplomat of the early 20th century. He was a professor of law by training, and prior to the First World War taught law at Paris University and the University of Aix. A supporter of Eleftherios Venizelos, he served alongside Venizelos as delegate to the London Conference of 1912–1913, and as his Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1916-1920 and again in 1922. Also served as Greek representative to the League of Nations. In 1929 promoted a resolution at the League disarmament commission that enabled the commission to continue its work.
Works (partial list)
- Les Emprunts d'Etat en Droit International (1894)
- "Le Problème des Limitations de la Souveraineté et de la Théorie de l’Abus des Droits dans les Rapports Internationaux", 6 RdC (1925)
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- Note: Greece officially adopted the Gregorian calendar on 16 February 1923 (which became 1 March). All dates prior to that, unless specifically denoted, are Old Style.
- Time Magazine, Sep. 30, 1929
- "Greek Legations Aid Monarchists; Nicolas Politis, Minister to Paris, Notable Addition to the Royalist Movement" New York Times, May 28, 1935
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