Famous People From Greece
Tommy LeeTommy Lee
(Musician)

03 October 1962

Giannis AntetokounmpoGiannis Antetokounmpo
(Basketball Player)

06 December 1994

AristotleAristotle
(Philosopher, Teacher of Alexander the Great)

0384 BC

SocratesSocrates
(Philosopher)

0470 BC

PlatoPlato
(Philosopher)

0428 BC

PythagorasPythagoras
(Philosopher and Mathematician)

0570 BC

Saint GeorgeSaint George
(Christian martyr)

0280 AD

ArchimedesArchimedes
(Mathematician, Engineer, Inventor, Physicist, Astronomer)

0287 BC

Aristotle OnassisAristotle Onassis
(Business magnate)

15 January 1906

Stefanos TsitsipasStefanos Tsitsipas
(Tennis Player)

12 August 1998

HomerHomer
(Greek author)

0800 BC

Leonidas ILeonidas I
(King of Ancient Sparta)

0540 BC

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HerodotusHerodotus
(The Father of History)

0483 BC

Thanasis AntetokounmpoThanasis Antetokounmpo
(Basketball Player)

18 July 1992

HippocratesHippocrates
(Physician)

0460 BC

John CassavetesJohn Cassavetes
(Actor)

09 December 1929

EuclidEuclid
(Mathematician - Euclidean Geometry, Euclid's Elements and Euclidean Algorithm)

0330 BC

Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
(Son of King of Greece and Denmark, King George I)

02 February 1882

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PericlesPericles
(First Citizen of Democratic Athens)

0494 BC

YanniYanni
(Pianist, Keyboardist, Music Composer)

14 November 1954

Elia KazanElia Kazan
(Director, Actor, Producer)

07 September 1909

HeraclitusHeraclitus
(Philosopher)

0535 BC

Saint NicholasSaint Nicholas
(Christian Saint)

15 March 0270

EratosthenesEratosthenes
(Mathematician)

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Philip II of MacedonPhilip II of Macedon
(King of Ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedon)

0382 BC

Sophocles Sophocles
(Ancient Greek Poet)

0496 BC

PlutarchPlutarch
(Philosopher, Historian, Biographer, Essayist, & Middle Platonist)

0045 AD

AeschylusAeschylus
(Greek Tragedian)

0525 BC

EpicurusEpicurus
(Greek Philosopher)

31 January 0341

El GrecoEl Greco
(Painter)

01 October 1541

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DemocritusDemocritus
(Philosopher)

0460 BC

George I of GreeceGeorge I of Greece
(King of Greece)

24 December 1845

GalenGalen
(Physician)

0130 AD

XenophonXenophon

0430 BC

AristophanesAristophanes
(Playwright)

0444 BC

DemosthenesDemosthenes
(Statesman & Orator)

0384 BC

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SolonSolon
(Laid the foundations for Democracy in Athens.)

0638 BC

Konstantinos MavropanosKonstantinos Mavropanos
(Football Player)

11 December 1997

StraboStrabo
(Geographer, Philosopher, Historian)

0064 BC

Hipparchus Hipparchus
(Astronomer & Mathematician)

0190 BC

Hero of AlexandriaHero of Alexandria
(Inventor, Mathematician)

0010 AD

vNikos Kazantzakis
(Philosopher and Writer)

18 February 1883

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Prince PhilipPrince Philip
(Prince consort)

10 June 1921

ProtagorasProtagoras
(Greek Philosopher)

0490 BC

ThalesThales
(Philosopher)

0624 BC

AnaxagorasAnaxagoras
(Philosopher)

0510 BC

PytheasPytheas
(Geographer, Explorer)

0350 BC

Pyrros DimasPyrros Dimas
(Olympic athlete)

13 October 1971

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Antonis SamarasAntonis Samaras
(Former Prime Minister of Greece)

23 May 1951

Michael CacoyannisMichael Cacoyannis
(Film Director)

11 June 1921

Yiannis BoutarisYiannis Boutaris
(Greek Politician)

13 June 1942

Costa GavrasCosta Gavras
(Film Director)

12 February 1933

Constantine AndreouConstantine Andreou
(Painter, Sculptor)

24 March 1917

Diogenes Of SinopeDiogenes Of Sinope
(Philosopher)

0412 BC

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Konstantinos TsiklitirasKonstantinos Tsiklitiras
(Olympic athlete)

30 October 1888

Eponimos AlkoolikosEponimos Alkoolikos
(YouTuber)

14 July 1994

Prince Philip, Duke of EdinburghPrince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
(Prince consort)

10 June 1921

SpartacusSpartacus
(Thracian gladiator)

0111 BC

Yorgos LanthimosYorgos Lanthimos
(film director, theatre director, screenwriter, film producer)

1973 AD

DiogenesDiogenes
(philosopher)

0412 BC

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Luke the EvangelistLuke the Evangelist
(Author)
AesopAesop

VangelisVangelis
(Composer, Record producer, Film score composer)

29 March 1943

Sokratis PapastathopoulosSokratis Papastathopoulos
(Association football player)

09 June 1988

ThucydidesThucydides
(Historian, Writer)

0460 BC

EuripidesEuripides
(Tragedy writer,)

0480 BC

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Pyrrhus of EpirusPyrrhus of Epirus
(General)

0319 BC

George PapadopoulosGeorge Papadopoulos
(Former President of Greece)

05 May 1919

Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis
(Economist, Politician, Professor, Non-fiction writer, University teacher)

24 March 1961

Maximinus ThraxMaximinus Thrax
(Emperor)

0173 AD

Muhammad Ali of EgyptMuhammad Ali of Egypt
(Military commander)

04 March 1769

Constantine II of GreeceConstantine II of Greece
(Yachtmaster)

02 June 1940

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EpictetusEpictetus
(Philosopher)

0050 AD

Alexis TsiprasAlexis Tsipras
(Politician, Civil engineer)

28 July 1974

Seleucus I NicatorSeleucus I Nicator
(General)

0359 BC

AntinousAntinous
(Roman emperor)

29 November 0111

Constantine I of GreeceConstantine I of Greece

02 August 1868

ThemistoclesThemistocles
(Politician)

0525 BC

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HesiodHesiod
(Poet, Writer, Rhapsode, Mythographer)

0750 BC

Demis RoussosDemis Roussos
(Singer, Composer)

15 June 1946

PolybiusPolybius
(Historian)

0200 BC