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Greece: Movement for Change President Fofi Gennimata dies

The president of the Movement for Change, Fofi Gennimata, died today at 12:04 after a brave battle with cancer.

Fofi Gennimata had been hospitalized in “Evangelismos” since October 12, due to a relapse of her underlying disease, which caused her to withdraw from the race to lead the Movement for Change.

Throughout her political career, Fotini (Fofi) Gennimata was distinguished for her ethics, kindness, love of the common good, and her social sensibility, while being a fighter in difficult personal trials, such as her battle with cancer.

Announcement of “Evangelismos” hospital

“Today 25/10/2021 at 12:04 at Evangelismos Hospital, the president of KINAL, Fofi Gennimata, passed away after a long battle and despite the efforts of the doctors who treated him. We express our sincere condolences to her relatives. “

The entire political and state leadership in Greece expressed grief over the sudden loss of Fofi Gennimata, while many messages were also sent by ordinary people.

Fotini (Fofi) Gennimata was born on November 17, 1964 in Athens, Greece, was a Greek politician, President of the Movement for Change from 2017 to 2021 and President of PASOK from 2015 to 2021.

She was the daughter of Giorgos Gennimata, a founding member and minister of PASOK, was married twice and had three children.

She served as Deputy Minister of National Defense, Deputy Minister of Interior of Greece, Deputy Minister of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs of Greece, Deputy Minister of Health and Social Solidarity of Greece and Vice President of Athens – Piraeus.

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