Famous People From Greece
Prince PhilipPrince Philip
10 June 1921
Royal Knight of the Garter
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
02 February 1882
Son of King of Greece and Denmark, King George I

Giannis AntetokounmpoGiannis Antetokounmpo
06 December 1994
Basketball Player

Saint NicholasSaint Nicholas
15 March 0270
Christian Saint

Tommy LeeTommy Lee
03 October 1962
Musician

AristotleAristotle
0384 BC
Philosopher
PlatoPlato
0428 BC
Philosopher

SocratesSocrates
0470 BC
Philosopher

Aristotle OnassisAristotle Onassis
15 January 1906
Business magnate
SpartacusSpartacus
0109 BC
Thracian Gladiator

PythagorasPythagoras
0570 BC
Philosopher and Mathematician
Milo YiannopoulosMilo Yiannopoulos
18 October 1984
Commentator

HomerHomer
0800 BC
Greek author

Stefanos TsitsipasStefanos Tsitsipas
12 August 1998
Tennis Player

John CassavetesJohn Cassavetes
09 December 1929
Actor

ArchimedesArchimedes
0287 BC
Mathematician, Engineer, Inventor, Physicist,
George I of GreeceGeorge I of Greece
24 December 1845
King of Greece

HerodotusHerodotus
0483 BC
The Father of History

AeschylusAeschylus
0525 BC
Greek Tragedian

Leonidas ILeonidas I
0540 BC
King of Ancient Sparta
HippocratesHippocrates
0460 BC
Physician

Thanasis AntetokounmpoThanasis Antetokounmpo
18 July 1992
Basketball Player
EuclidEuclid
0330 BC
Mathematician - Euclidean Geometry, Euclid's

Saint GeorgeSaint George
0280 AD
Christian martyr

PericlesPericles
0494 BC
First Citizen of Democratic Athens
Elia KazanElia Kazan
07 September 1909
Director, Actor, Producer

EratosthenesEratosthenes
 
Mathematician
HeraclitusHeraclitus
0535 BC
Philosopher

Constantine IConstantine I
02 August 1868
King of Greece

YanniYanni
14 November 1954
Pianist, Keyboardist, Music Composer
DemocritusDemocritus
0460 BC
Philosopher

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Philip II of MacedonPhilip II of Macedon
0382 BC
King of Ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedon
Sophocles Sophocles
0496 BC
Ancient Greek Poet

Pyrrhus of EpirusPyrrhus of Epirus
0319 BC
General

EpicurusEpicurus
31 January 0341
Greek Philosopher

PlutarchPlutarch
0045 AD
Philosopher, Historian, Biographer, Essayist, &
ThucydidesThucydides
0460 BC
Historian
AlcibiadesAlcibiades
0450 BC
Athenian Statesman

EpictetusEpictetus
0055 AD
Philosopher

GalenGalen
0130 AD
Physician

George II of GreeceGeorge II of Greece
20 July 1890
King of Greece
AntinousAntinous
29 November 0111
Roman Emperor Hadrian’s Lover

Paul of GreecePaul of Greece
14 December 1901
King of Greece

Antiochus IV EpiphanesAntiochus IV Epiphanes
0215 BC
Macedonian Hellenistic King

Muhammad Ali of EgyptMuhammad Ali of Egypt
04 March 1769
Ottoman Governor of Egypt

XenophonXenophon
0430 BC
 
Hero of AlexandriaHero of Alexandria
0010 AD
Inventor, Mathematician

El GrecoEl Greco
01 October 1541
Painter
HesiodHesiod
 
Poet

Seleucus I NicatorSeleucus I Nicator
0359 BC
General

Maximinus ThraxMaximinus Thrax
0173 AD
Emperor
ThemistoclesThemistocles
0524 BC
Military Leader

AristophanesAristophanes
0444 BC
Playwright
ParmenidesParmenides
0515 BC
Philosopher

PolybiusPolybius
0208 BC
Historian

SolonSolon
0638 BC
Laid the foundations for Democracy in Athens.

Zeno of CitiumZeno of Citium
0334 BC
Philosopher

DemosthenesDemosthenes
0384 BC
Statesman & Orator
Otto of GreeceOtto of Greece
01 June 1815
King

CroesusCroesus
0595 BC
King

AnaximanderAnaximander
0610 BC
Philosopher

EmpedoclesEmpedocles
0490 BC
Philosopher
StraboStrabo
0064 BC
Geographer, Philosopher, Historian

ChrysippusChrysippus
0279 BC
Philosopher
vNikos Kazantzakis
18 February 1883
Philosopher and Writer

ProtagorasProtagoras
0490 BC
Greek Philosopher

Konstantinos MavropanosKonstantinos Mavropanos
11 December 1997
Football Player
Hipparchus Hipparchus
0190 BC
Astronomer & Mathematician

AnaxagorasAnaxagoras
0510 BC
Philosopher
PindarPindar
0517 BC
Poet

Diogenes Of SinopeDiogenes Of Sinope
0412 BC
Philosopher

ThalesThales
0624 BC
Philosopher
PytheasPytheas
0350 BC
Geographer, Explorer

Costa GavrasCosta Gavras
12 February 1933
Film Director
Pyrros DimasPyrros Dimas
13 October 1971
Olympic athlete

Antonis SamarasAntonis Samaras
23 May 1951
Former Prime Minister of Greece

Michael CacoyannisMichael Cacoyannis
11 June 1921
Film Director

Yiannis BoutarisYiannis Boutaris
13 June 1942
Greek Politician
Constantine AndreouConstantine Andreou
24 March 1917
Painter, Sculptor
Konstantinos TsiklitirasKonstantinos Tsiklitiras
30 October 1888
Olympic athlete

Eponimos AlkoolikosEponimos Alkoolikos
14 July 1994
YouTuber

Prince Philip, Duke of EdinburghPrince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
10 June 1921
Prince

Zach GalifianakisZach Galifianakis
01 October 1969
Actor
Constantine II of GreeceConstantine II of Greece
02 June 1940
Yachtmaster

Yorgos LanthimosYorgos Lanthimos
1973 AD
film director, theatre director, screenwriter,

Luke the EvangelistLuke the Evangelist
Evangelist

VangelisVangelis
29 March 1943
Composer, Record producer, Film score composer

Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis
24 March 1961
Economist, Politician, Professor, Non-fiction
EuripidesEuripides
0480 BC
Playwright

Pavlos, Crown Prince of GreecePavlos, Crown Prince of Greece
20 May 1967
 
HephaestionHephaestion
0356 AD
General

Sokratis PapastathopoulosSokratis Papastathopoulos
09 June 1988
Association football player
Demis RoussosDemis Roussos
15 June 1946
Singer, Composer
Kyriakos MitsotakisKyriakos Mitsotakis
04 March 1968
Politician, Banker