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Dimitrios Valvis

Dimitrios Valvis
Valvis Dimitrios.jpg
Prime Minister of Greece
In office
9 May 1886 – 21 May 1886
MonarchGeorge I
Preceded byTheodoros Deligiannis
Succeeded byCharilaos Trikoupis
President of the Court of Cassation
In office
Preceded byAris Moraitnis
Succeeded byNikolaos Deligiannis
Personal details
Messolonghi, Greece
Died30 November 1892
Athens, Greece
RelationsZinovios 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

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

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