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List of Greeks
Famous
Greeks
or
Greek
-speaking/writing people:
In alphabetical order.
Table of contents
1 Actors
2 Athletes
3 Clerics
4 Entrepreneurs
5 Filmmakers
6 Military and Political Leaders(ancient)
7 Musicians
8 Painters
9 Politicians
10 Philosophers
11 Sculptors
12 Scientists
13 Writers
Actors
John Aniston[?]
(father of
Jennifer
)
Olympia Dukakis[?]
Melina Mercouri
, (1920-1994), Greek actress
Irene Papas[?]
Katina Paxinou
, (1900-1973)
Athletes
Pyrros Dimas
Nikos Galis[?]
Konstantinos Kenteris[?]
Spiros Louis[?]
Nikos Machlas[?]
Clerics
Michael Cerularius
, (c. 1000-1059), Greek patriarch of Constantinople
Saint Photios[?]
Entrepreneurs
Aristotle Onassis
, (1906-1975), Greek shipping magnate
Filmmakers
Elia Kazan
, (1909-), Greek-born US film director
Spyros P. Skouras[?]
Kostas Gavras[?]
Theodoros Aggelopoulos[?]
Military and Political Leaders(ancient)
Alcibiades
, (c. 450 BC-404 BC)
Alexander the Great
, (356 BC-323 BC), Macedonia
Aristides[?]
Cimon
Demosthenes
, (384 BC-322 BC)
Leonidas
Miltiades
Pericles
, (495 BC-429 BC)
Solon
Musicians
Maria Callas
, (1923-1977), Operatic soprano
Manos Hadjidakis
, (1925-1994)
Nana Mouskouri[?]
Vicky Leandros
Demis Roussos[?]
Nikos Skalkottas[?]
, (1904-1949), Greek composer
Mikis Theodorakis
, (1925-), Greek composer
Vangelis
, musician
Yanni[?]
Yannis Xenakis
, (1922-2001), Greek composer
Painters
Aetion
, (
4th century BC
)
El Greco
, (1541-1614), Greek painter
Politicians
Konstantinos Karamanlis[?]
, (1907-1998), Greek politician
Andreas Papandreou[?]
, Greek politician
Eleftherios Venizelos[?]
see also:
List of Kings of Greece
see also:
List of Prime Ministers of Greece
Philosophers
Anaximander
, (609 BC,610 BC-c. 547 BC), Greek philosopher
Anaximenes of Miletus
, Greek philosopher
Aristotle
, (384 BC-322 BC), Ancient
Greek
writer and philosopher
Democritus
, (born 460 BC), Greek philosopher
Diogenes
, (114-129), Greek patriarch of Constantinople
Empedocles
, (490 BC-430 BC), Greek philosopher
Epictetus
, (AD 55-circa 135), Greek philosopher
Epicurus
, (341 BC-270 BC), Greek philosopher
Epimenides
Hypatia of Alexandria
, (died 415),
euclidean geometry
Leucippus
, Greek philosopher
Parmenides
, Greek philosopher
Plato
, (c. 427 BC-c. 347 BC),
Greek
philosopher
Protagoras
, Greek
Sophist
and first major
Humanist
Pythagoras
, (582 BC-496 BC),
euclidean geometry
Socrates
, (470 BC-399 BC),
Greek
philosopher
Thales of Miletus
, (circa BC624-BC547),
euclidean geometry
Zeno of Citium
, (333 BC-264 BC), Greek philosopher
Zeno of Elea
, (circa 495 BC-circa 430 BC), Greek philosopher
Sculptors
Agasias
, Greek sculptor
Pheidias
Praxiteles
, Greek sculptor
Scientists
Archimedes
, (circa 287 BC-212 BC BC),
euclidean geometry
Eratosthenes
, (276 BC-194 BC),
euclidean geometry
Euclides
, (circa 365 BC-275 BC), Greek geographer
Eudoxus of Cnidus
, (circa 408 BC-circa 347 BC), Greek astronomer, mathematician
Hippocrates
, (c. 460 BC-377 BC), Ancient [[Greece|Greek] physician
Georgios Papanikolaou
, (1883-1962)
Pythagoras
, (582 BC-496 BC),
euclidean geometry
Writers
Aesop
,
Fables[?]
Aristophanes
, (ca. 446 BC-385 BC), Ancient Greek playwright
Aeschylus
, (525 BC-456 BC), Greek dramatist
Odysseas Elytis
, (1911-1996)
Euripides
, (born 480 BC), Greek playwright
Hesiod
, (born c. 700 BC)
Herodotus
, (485 BC?-c. 420 BC?), author
Homer
,
Greek
poet
Nikos Kazantzakis
, (1883-1957), Greek writer
Pindar
Plutarch
, (A.D. 46?-120?), author
Polybius
, (c. 203-120 BC), author
Giorgos Seferis
Sappho
,
Greek
poet
Sophocles
, (496 BC-406 BC),
Athenian
dramatist
Thucydides
, (c. 460-400 BC), author
Xenophon
, (431 BC-c. 360 BC), an
Athenian
knight and an associate of
Socrates
See also:
List of people by nationality
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