Alexandros Karathodoros was a Greek politician and minister. He was born in Trikala in 1908 to a Sarakatsani family. In 1920 his family moved near Polykastro, in village Latomi, Kilkis prefecture because it was closer to mount Vermio, where they were going the sheep in summers. He studied law in the University of Athens. Elected as member of the parliament continuously from 1946 to 1967, he became Minister for Transport and Communications from 1950 to 1952 and Minister without Portfolio in 1966. He was imprisoned by military junta in 1967. Karathodoros died in Athens in 1981.