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Famous Graves in Greece

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Saint Andrew the Apostle

unknown – 60

Disciple of Jesus Christ, Roman Catholic Saint. One of the...

Patra, Regional unit of Achaea, West Greece, Greece

Lord George Gordon Byron

22 Jan 1788 – 19 Apr 1824

Poet. 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale. Born the son of Captain John...

Mycenae, Regional unit of Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece

No grave photo

Aristophanes

Birth and death dates unknown.

Playwright, Composer. He lived from approximately 446 BC to 386...

Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece

No grave photo

Agathon

Birth and death dates unknown.

Playwright, Composer. A master of Ancient Greek tragedy, he lived...

Pella, Regional unit of Pella, Central Macedonia, Greece

No grave photo

Menander

Birth and death dates unknown.

Playwright. He was acknowledged as the greatest creator of New...

Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece

Aristotle Socrates Onassis

20 Jan 1906 – 15 Mar 1975

Businessman. A Greek shipping magnate, he is best remembered as...

Skorpios, Regional unit of Lefkada, Ionian Islands, Greece

Jules Dassin

18 Dec 1911 – 31 Mar 2008

Motion Picture Director, Screenwriter. He earned an Academy...

Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece

Melina Mercouri

18 Oct 1920 – 6 Mar 1994

Actress. Perhaps her country's leading performer over a...

Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece

Doiran Memorial

Birth and death dates unknown.

Monument. Located near the Doiran Military Cemetery, the Doiran...

Doirani, Regional unit of Kilkis, Central Macedonia, Greece

Memorial To Those Who Died of Hunger

Birth and death dates unknown.

The inscription translates as : "The Mother of the Occupation,...

Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece

Demis Roussos

15 Jun 1946 – 25 Jan 2015

Singer. Alexandria born Artemios Venturis-Roussos came from a...

Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece

John Connors

Oct 1830 – 29 Jan 1857

Crimean War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Davaugh, Ireland,...

Corfu, Regional unit of Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece

No grave photo

Christina Onassis

11 Dec 1950 – 19 Nov 1988

Heiress. She was the daughter of Greek shipping billionaire...

Skorpios, Regional unit of Lefkada, Ionian Islands, Greece

Saint Spiridon

c.270 – 348

Patron saint and local hero of the island of Corfu. On four...

Corfu, Regional unit of Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece

Sophia Dorothea Ulrica Alice Hohenzollern Oldenburg

14 Jun 1870 – 13 Jan 1932

Queen of Greece. Wife of Constantine I. Her father was Frederic...

Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece

Katina Paxinou

17 Dec 1900 – 22 Feb 1973

Actress. Born in Piraeus, Greece, she first appeared on stage in...

Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece

Paul Oldenburg I

14 Dec 1901 – 6 Mar 1964

King of the Hellenes from 1947 to 1964. He succeeded his elder...

Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece

Rupert Chawner Brooke

3 Aug 1887 – 23 Apr 1915

Poet. He became one of the most famous poets of the World War I...

Skyros, Regional unit of Euboea, Central Greece, Greece

George Papandreou

18 Feb 1888 – 1 Nov 1968

Greek Prime Minister. Papandreou served as the Prime Minister of...

Athens, Regional unit of Athens, Attica, Greece

Nikos Kazantzakis

18 Feb 1883 – 26 Oct 1957

Writer. He was born in Candia (now Heraklion, Crete). He is...

Heraklion, Regional unit of Heraklion, Crete, Greece

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