Famous People From Greece
AristotleAristotle
0384 BC
Philosopher, Teacher of Alexander the Great
Giannis AntetokounmpoGiannis Antetokounmpo
06 December 1994
Basketball Player

PlatoPlato
0428 BC
Philosopher

SocratesSocrates
0470 BC
Philosopher

Stefanos TsitsipasStefanos Tsitsipas
12 August 1998
Tennis Player

Tommy LeeTommy Lee
03 October 1962
Musician
SpartacusSpartacus
0109 BC
Thracian Gladiator

PythagorasPythagoras
0570 BC
Philosopher and Mathematician

HomerHomer
0800 BC
Greek author

ArchimedesArchimedes
0287 BC
Mathematician, Engineer, Inventor, Physicist,
Saint NicholasSaint Nicholas
15 March 0270
Christian Saint

Leonidas ILeonidas I
0540 BC
King of Ancient Sparta
Thanasis AntetokounmpoThanasis Antetokounmpo
18 July 1992
Basketball Player

Aristotle OnassisAristotle Onassis
15 January 1906
Business magnate

HerodotusHerodotus
0483 BC
The Father of History
EuclidEuclid
0330 BC
Mathematician - Euclidean Geometry, Euclid's

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
HippocratesHippocrates
0460 BC
Physician

John CassavetesJohn Cassavetes
09 December 1929
Actor

DemocritusDemocritus
0460 BC
Philosopher
Saint GeorgeSaint George
0280 AD
Christian martyr

YanniYanni
14 November 1954
Pianist, Keyboardist, Music Composer
PericlesPericles
0494 BC
First Citizen of Democratic Athens

HeraclitusHeraclitus
0535 BC
Philosopher

Elia KazanElia Kazan
07 September 1909
Director, Actor, Producer

EratosthenesEratosthenes
 
Mathematician
Sophocles Sophocles
0496 BC
Ancient Greek Poet
AeschylusAeschylus
0525 BC
Greek Tragedian

ThucydidesThucydides
0460 BC
Historian

PlutarchPlutarch
0045 AD
Philosopher, Historian, Biographer, Essayist, &

EpicurusEpicurus
31 January 0341
Greek Philosopher
George I of GreeceGeorge I of Greece
24 December 1845
King of Greece

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GalenGalen
0130 AD
Physician

AlcibiadesAlcibiades
0450 BC
Athenian Statesman

Philip II of MacedonPhilip II of Macedon
0382 BC
King of Ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedon

El GrecoEl Greco
01 October 1541
Painter
XenophonXenophon
0430 BC
 

AntinousAntinous
29 November 0111
Roman Emperor Hadrian’s Lover
EpictetusEpictetus
0055 AD
Philosopher

AristophanesAristophanes
0444 BC
Playwright

Muhammad Ali of EgyptMuhammad Ali of Egypt
04 March 1769
Ottoman Governor of Egypt
SolonSolon
0638 BC
Laid the foundations for Democracy in Athens.

DemosthenesDemosthenes
0384 BC
Statesman & Orator
StraboStrabo
0064 BC
Geographer, Philosopher, Historian

Prince PhilipPrince Philip
10 June 1921
Royal Knight of the Garter

Hero of AlexandriaHero of Alexandria
0010 AD
Inventor, Mathematician

Konstantinos MavropanosKonstantinos Mavropanos
11 December 1997
Football Player

Hipparchus Hipparchus
0190 BC
Astronomer & Mathematician
vNikos Kazantzakis
18 February 1883
Philosopher and Writer

ProtagorasProtagoras
0490 BC
Greek Philosopher

ThalesThales
0624 BC
Philosopher

AnaxagorasAnaxagoras
0510 BC
Philosopher
PytheasPytheas
0350 BC
Geographer, Explorer

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
Costa GavrasCosta Gavras
12 February 1933
Film Director

Constantine AndreouConstantine Andreou
24 March 1917
Painter, Sculptor
Konstantinos TsiklitirasKonstantinos Tsiklitiras
30 October 1888
Olympic athlete

Diogenes Of SinopeDiogenes Of Sinope
0412 BC
Philosopher

Eponimos AlkoolikosEponimos Alkoolikos
14 July 1994
YouTuber
Prince Philip, Duke of EdinburghPrince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
10 June 1921
Prince consort

Zach GalifianakisZach Galifianakis
01 October 1969
Actor
DiogenesDiogenes
0412 BC
philosopher

Constantine II of GreeceConstantine II of Greece
02 June 1940
Yachtmaster

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

George PapadopoulosGeorge Papadopoulos
05 May 1919
Former President of Greece
Luke the EvangelistLuke the Evangelist
Author
VangelisVangelis
29 March 1943
Composer, Record producer, Film score composer

Kostas ManolasKostas Manolas
14 June 1991
Association football player

Constantine I of GreeceConstantine I of Greece
02 August 1868
 

EuripidesEuripides
0480 BC
Tragedy writer,
Pyrrhus of EpirusPyrrhus of Epirus
0319 BC
General

Sokratis PapastathopoulosSokratis Papastathopoulos
09 June 1988
Association football player

George II of GreeceGeorge II of Greece
20 July 1890
King of Greece

Seleucus I NicatorSeleucus I Nicator
0359 BC
General

Paul of GreecePaul of Greece
14 December 1901
Sovereign
Demis RoussosDemis Roussos
15 June 1946
Singer, Composer

HesiodHesiod
0750 BC
Poet, Writer, Rhapsode, Mythographer
Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis
24 March 1961
Economist, Politician, Professor, Non-fiction

Maximinus ThraxMaximinus Thrax
0173 AD
Emperor

Pavlos, Crown Prince of GreecePavlos, Crown Prince of Greece
20 May 1967
 
ThemistoclesThemistocles
0525 BC
Politician

Stavros NiarchosStavros Niarchos
03 July 1909
Shipowner, Entrepreneur, Art collector
AhabAhab
0900 BC
 

ChrysippusChrysippus
0279 BC
Philosopher

Aristarchus of SamosAristarchus of Samos
 

CroesusCroesus
0595 BC
Political figure
PolybiusPolybius
0200 BC
Historian

Alexander of GreeceAlexander of Greece
01 August 1893
Politician
Yannis PhilippakisYannis Philippakis
23 April 1986
Singer

Zeno of CitiumZeno of Citium
0334 BC
Philosopher
Alexis TsiprasAlexis Tsipras
28 July 1974
Politician, Civil engineer

Saints Cyril and MethodiusSaints Cyril and Methodius
0826 AD
Christian theologians
Lafcadio HearnLafcadio Hearn
27 June 1850
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, University