Famous People Born In Athens

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 1 
Giannis Antetokounmpo
(Greek-Nigerian Professional Basketball Player Who Plays As a Power Forward)
Giannis Antetokounmpo
70
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 2 
Tommy Lee
(Founding Member of the Heavy Metal Band 'Mötley Crüe')
Tommy Lee
27
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 3 
Sophocles
(Ancient Greek Tragedian)
Sophocles
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0497 BC
Died: 0406 BC
 4 
Arianna Huffington
(Co-Founder of 'The Huffington Post' and the Founder & CEO of 'Thrive Global')
Arianna Huffington
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Stefanos Tsitsipas
(Greek Professional Tennis Player )
Stefanos Tsitsipas
33
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 6 
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
(Former Prince of Greece and Denmark)
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 3, 1944
 7 
Thanasis Antetokounmpo
(Greek Professional Basketball Player Who Plays the Small Forward)
Thanasis Antetokounmpo
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 8 
Xenophon
(Greek Historian and Philosopher)
Xenophon
3
Birthdate: 0430 BC
Died: 0354 BC
 9 
Alex Antetokounmpo
(Basketball player)
Alex Antetokounmpo
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 26, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 10 
Kostas Antetokounmpo
(Basketball player)
Kostas Antetokounmpo
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 20, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 11 
Aristophanes
( Comic Playwright of Ancient Athens and a Poet of Old Attic Comedy.)
Aristophanes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0446 AD
Died: 0386 AD
 12 
Pericles
(First Citizen of Democratic Athens)
Pericles
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0494 BC
Died: 0429 BC
 13 
Sócrates
(Football player)
Sócrates
5
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 4, 2011
 14 
Yorgos Lanthimos
(Greek Filmmaker and Screenwriter)
Yorgos Lanthimos
1
Birthdate: September 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Constantine I
(Former King of Greece (1913 - 1917))
Constantine I
4
Birthdate: August 2, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 11, 1923
 16 
Solon
(Greek Statesman and Poet Who is Credited With Having Laid the Foundations for Athenian Democracy)
Solon
31
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0630 AD
Died: 0560 AD
 17 
Maria Sakkari
(Tennis player)
Maria Sakkari
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 18 
Clement of Alexandria
0
Birthdate: 0150 AD
Died: 0215 AD
 19 
Demosthenes
(Statesman & Orator)
Demosthenes
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0384 BC
Died: 0322 BC
 20 
Phidias
(Sculptor)
Phidias
0
Birthdate: 0480 BC
Died: 0430 BC
 21 
Draco
(Greek Legislator)
Draco
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 0650 AD
Died: 0600 AD
 22 
Konstantinos Mavropanos
(Football Player)
Konstantinos Mavropanos
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 23 
Ariane Labed
(Greek-Born French Actor and Director)
Ariane Labed
0
Birthdate: May 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 24 
Melina Mercouri
(Greek Actress and Former Minister for Culture)
Melina Mercouri
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 6, 1994
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 25 
Stavros Niarchos
(Greek Billionaire Shipping Tycoon Known For Constructing the World’s Largest Oil Supertanker)
Stavros Niarchos
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 15, 1996
 26 
Praxiteles
(Sculptor)
Praxiteles
0
Birthdate: 0395 BC
Died: 0330 BC
 27 
Irene
(Empress)
Irene
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0752 AD
Died: August 9, 0803
Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 8, 1938
 29 
Cleisthenes
(Greek Politician Who was the Founder of Athenian Democracy)
Cleisthenes
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0570 AD
Died: 0508 AD
 30 
Helen of Greece and Denmark
(Queen Mother of Romania During the Reign of Her Son King Michael I (1940–1947).)
Helen of Greece and Denmark
3
Birthdate: May 2, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 28, 1982
 31 
Agrippina the Elder
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0014 AD
Died: October 18, 0033
 32 
Michael Dertouzos
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 27, 2001
 33 
Miltiades the Younger
(A Greek Athenian Military Leader Who Played a Major Role in the 'Battle of Marathon' Against Persia)
Miltiades the Younger
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0550 AD
Died: 0489 AD
 34 
Robert Kagan
(American Neoconservative Scholar and Critic of U.S. Foreign Policy)
Robert Kagan
0
Birthdate: September 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
 35 
Lindsay Armaou
(Singer and actress best known for her time as a member of the popular Irish all-girl musical group B*Witched)
Lindsay Armaou
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 13, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 27, 1968
Alexandra of Yugoslavia
1
Birthdate: March 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 30, 1993
 38 
Vicky Pryce
(Economist)
Vicky Pryce
0
Birthdate: 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
 39 
Nikolaos Michaloliakos
(politician, writer)
Nikolaos Michaloliakos
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 11, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 40 
Antisthenes
(Philosopher)
Antisthenes
0
Birthdate: 0445 AD
Died: 0365 AD
Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 24, 1981
 42 
Pope Anacletus
(Bishop of Rome)
Pope Anacletus
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0025 AD
Died: April 26, 0092
 43 
Alcibiades
(Athenian Statesman)
Alcibiades
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0450 BC
Died: 0404 BC
 44 
Cleon
(Athenian General Who Served in the Famous 'Peloponnesian War')
Cleon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Died: 0422 BC
 45 
Menander
(Dramatist)
Menander
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0342 BC
Died: 0290 BC
 46 
Dionysius the Areopagite
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
 47 
Petros Tsitsipas
(Tennis player)
Petros Tsitsipas
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 48 
Antonia Minor
(Daughter of Mark Antony)
Antonia Minor
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 31, 0036
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 1, 0037
 49 
Georgia Salpa
(Greek-Irish Model Named As One of the Sexiest Women in the World Twice)
Georgia Salpa
0
Birthdate: May 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 50 
Alexis Tsipras
(Politician, Civil engineer)
Alexis Tsipras
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo