Greek academic and literary figure Dinos Christianopoulos died Tuesday in Thessaloniki, where he had resided since his birth. He was 89.
Amalia Megapanou, a writer and folk-art historian best known as the wife of the late prime minister Konstantinos Karamanlis, has died at the age of 91, it was announced on Tuesday.
Gene Rossides, who passed away last Saturday at the age of 92, was a historic figure in the Greek-American community and the main force behind the US arms embargo against Turkey after the invasion of Cyprus.
The founder of the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) and one of the most active proponents of Greek, Cypriot and Greek-American interests in Washington, DC, Eugene (Gene) Rossides has died, the AHI said in an announcement on Monday. He was 92.
Greece’s former health minister, cardiologist and university professor Dimitris Kremastinos, has died of the new coronavirus, Greek officials said Friday. He was 78.
Prominent Greek soprano Jeannette Pilou, whose career included performances at international stages and the Greek National Opera, died on Monday at the age of 83, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.
The European Research Council (ERC) said it was “deeply shocked” by the death of prominent Greek scientist and researcher Theodore Papazoglou, who died on April 13 at the age of 57 after contracting the coronavirus.
The eminent scientist and researcher Theodore Papazoglou has died at the age of 57 after contracting the coronavirus, reports said on Monday.
Leftist author and journalist Periklis Korovesis died on Saturday after a brief illness in hospital. He was 79.
A lot has been said about Manolis Glezos, the proud Greek who was the first to publicly stand up to the Nazis and humiliate Hitler by taking down the swastika flag from the Acropolis.
The death in February of Greek writer Alki Zei, at the age of 97, closes not only a life of distinguished authorship but also a period of Greek history which is about to come under review.
Veteran leftist and World War II resistance fighter Manolis Glezos died Monday at the age of 97. He died of heart failure at a central Athens hospital after being admitted on March 18. Respected across the Greek political spectrum, he was most famous for climbing the walls of the Acropolis in 1941 to take down the Nazi flag. He was sentenced to death in absentia. Politically active until the end, he strongly campaigned against austerity during the debt crisis. In 2012, he was elected MP with leftist SYRIZA and gained a seat in the European Parliament two years later. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis paid tributes to Glezos, calling him “a genuine patriot and true fighter.” He will be given a state funeral. [Orestis Panagiotou/EPA]
Politicians from across the spectrum paid homage to Manolis Glezos, the veteran leftist and resistance fighter who died at the age of 97.
Veteran leftist and resistance fighter Manolis Glezos has died at the age of 97.
Much-awarded Greek novelist Alki Zei, whose work has been translated in more than 30 languages, has died at her home at the age of 97, her publisher announced.
Popular comedy actor Kostas Voutsas, who acted in more than 200 films, plays and TV series in a career spanning over six decades, died on Wednesday. He was 88.
Kiki Dimoula, an acclaimed Greek poet and Academy of Athens member, has died at the age of 88.
He was a shining exception to a tough rule: the one that for some reason or another often stands in the path of a Made in Greece brand.
We revisit one of his final interviews of Yannis Tseklenis, one of the most influential Greek designers in modern history, following his passing.
Pioneering Greek fashion designer Yannis Tseklenis died on Wednesday at the age of 82, the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, to which he donated his work, announced on Thursday. Tseklenis, who is credited with putting Greek fashion on the map in the 1970s with his bold prints and comfortable silhouettes, started out in the mid-1960s as a fabric designer. He retired in 1991 after branching out into various related fields, including interior design, and expanded his business across the world, from the United States to Iran. He is seen here talking to a group of visitors at a retrospective of his work in the Peloponnesian town of Nafplio in November 2018. [Evangelos Bougiotis/ANA-MPA]