Στις 26 Μαρτίου του 1940 πεθαίνει ο Σπύρος Λούης, νικητής του Μαραθώνιου Αγώνα στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 1896, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

Spyros Louis, the winner of the Marathon in the 1896 Olympic Games of Athens…

Constantine Kondyllis runs the first leg of the very first Olympic torch relay from Olympia to Berlin in 1936.

Constantine Kondyllis running the first leg of the very first Olympic torch relay, from Olympia (Peloponnese) to Berlin in 1936

Elia Kazan  born Elias Kazantzoglou, Greek: Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου; September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history".He was born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire, to ethnic Greek parents.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHN2SbtrFoo

Elia Kazan born Elias Kazantzoglou, was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history".

The extraordinary Greek Admiral Laskarina Bouboulina, (11 May 1771 – 22 May 1825) was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, and posthumously an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy. Capsule bio at "The History Bucket".

Oil Painting of Bouboulina, The National Historical Museum, Athens. Laskarina Bouboulina May 1771 – 22 May was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in and an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy.

Spyros Louis, the first Marathon race winner, in a traditional clothing during the first Olympic Games in Greece, 1896.

Spyros Louis, the first Marathon race winner, in a traditional clothing during the first Olympic Games. Greece Maraton segraren 1896 i Aten.

Maria Callas ( 1923-1977), est une chanteuse d'opéra d'origine grecque.Au cours de sa carrière, elle se produira sur les plus grandes scènes du monde. Elle a eu un seul fils décédé quelques heures après sa naissance.

Maria Callas ( 1923-1977), est une chanteuse d'opéra d'origine grecque.Au cours de sa carrière, elle se produira sur les plus grandes scènes du monde. Elle a eu un seul fils décédé quelques heures après sa naissance.

Eleftherios Venizelos on the cover of TIME. He was a a charismatic leader in the early 20th century. Elected several times as Prime Minister of Greece, serving from 1910 to 1920 and from 1928 to 1932, Venizelos had such profound influence on the internal and external affairs of Greece that he is credited with being "the maker of modern Greece", and is still widely known as the "Ethnarch".

Eleftherios Venizelos on the cover of TIME. He was a a charismatic leader in the…

Giannoulis Halepas  born 14 Aug 1851 Tinos - died 15 Sept 1938. Greek sculptor.

Giannoulis Halepas born 14 Aug 1851 Tinos - died 15 Sept 1938. Greek sculptor.

SPYROS LOUIS. photo by A. Gaziadis, portrait of the famous Greek athlete winner of the first modern-day Olympic marathon

Spyros Louis - Portrait of the famous Greek athlete winner of the first modern-day Olympic marathon

Dido Sotiriou (1909-2004)was a Greek novelist and playwright.She was raised in Athens completing her studies in the French Institute and later attending the Sorbonne. In 1936 she began her career as a journalist. She fought against the dictatorship of Metaxas and later , she joined the Communist Party  and worked for an underground anti-fascist newspaper.She published The Dead Await, Bloody Earth and many others.She was among the founders of the Association for the Turkish-Greek Friendship

Dido Sotiriou a Greek novelist and playwright.She was raised in…

Yiannis Moralis (1916 –  2009) was an important Greek visual artist and part of the so-called "Generation of the 30s".From the age of 15 he studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts under Umbertos Argyros and Konstantinos Parthenis.From 1947 Moralis taught at the Athens School of Fine Arts until his retirement in 1983. In 1949 he formed, with other artists  the "Armos" art group. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-wCugztof4

Yiannis Moralis – was an important Greek painter, part of the so-called "Generation of the

Elias Venezis (Greek: Ηλίας Βενέζης) is the pseudonym of Elias Mellos, a major Greek novelist. He was born in 1904 in Ayvalık (Κυδωνίες) in Asia Minor and died in Athens in 1973. He wrote many books, of which the most famous are Number 31328 and Aeolian Earth. He is considered to be one of the writers of "the Generation of the 30s"

Elias Venezis (Greek: Ηλίας Βενέζης) is the pseudonym of Elias Mellos, a major…

Georgios Papanicolaou -- Medical doctor.He studied at the University of Athens , Ph.D from the University of Munich, known for his invention of the Papanicolaou Test , commonly known as the PAP TEST , used worldwide and saving the lives of millions of women.

Georgios Papanicolaou -- Medical doctor.He studied at the University of Athens , Ph.D from the University of Munich, known for his invention of the Papanicolaou Test , commonly known as the PAP TEST , used worldwide and saving the lives of millions of women.

George Seferis, born  in 1900: “The strange thing about imagery is that a great deal of it is subconscious, and sometimes it appears in a poem, and nobody knows wherefrom this emerged. But it is rooted, I am certain, in the poet’s subconscious life, often of his childhood, and that’s why I think it is decisive for a poet: the childhood that he has lived.”

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George Seferis, born in 1900: “The strange thing about imagery is that a great deal of it is subconscious, and sometimes it appears in a poem, and nobody knows wherefrom this emerged. But it is rooted, I am certain, in the poet’s subconscious life, often of his childhood, and that’s why I think it is decisive for a poet: the childhood that he has lived.”

Eugene  Trivizas, (born 1946) is a Greek sociologist and author of children's books.He received his LL.B. degree from the University of Athens in 1969. Since 1978 Dr Trivizas has been responsible for the teaching of criminology in the Department of Sociology at the University of Reading. He is one of Greece's leading writers for children.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7PPzetMx8M, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_XKb4WDMKk, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWMRX3pz7Hk

Eugene Trivizas, (born 1946) is a Greek sociologist and author of children's books.He received his LL.B. degree from the University of Athens in 1969. Since 1978 Dr Trivizas has been responsible for the teaching of criminology in the Department of Sociology at the University of Reading. He is one of Greece's leading writers for children.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7PPzetMx8M, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_XKb4WDMKk, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWMRX3pz7Hk

Η Πηνελόπη Δέλτα, (Αλεξάνδρεια της Αιγύπτου 1874 - Αθήνα 1941) ήταν Ελληνίδα συγγραφέας, γνωστή κυρίως από τα ιστορικά της μυθιστορήματα για παιδιά, η σημαντικότερη ίσως γυναικεία φυσιογνωμία στις κρίσιμες για τον Ελληνισμό πρώτες δεκαετίες του 20ου αι

Η Πηνελόπη Δέλτα, (Αλεξάνδρεια της Αιγύπτου 1874 - Αθήνα 1941) ήταν Ελληνίδα συγγραφέας, γνωστή κυρίως από τα ιστορικά της μυθιστορήματα για παιδιά, η σημαντικότερη ίσως γυναικεία φυσιογνωμία στις κρίσιμες για τον Ελληνισμό πρώτες δεκαετίες του 20ου αι

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