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|Born||9 September 1922|
|Died||20 March 2020(aged 97)|
Manolis Glezos (Greek: Μανώλης Γλέζος; 9 September 1922 – 30 March 2020) was a Greek left-wing politician and guerilla. Glezos was best known for his participation in the World War II resistance. He was a MEP from 1984 to 1985 and again from 2014 to 2015.
In March 2010, Glezos was participating in a protest demonstration in Athens, when he was hit in the face by a police tear gas canister. He was carried away injured.
In February 2012, Glezos was arrested by riot police while protesting in Athens.
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