Famous Greek Women

Ever pondered about what makes the Greek women stand out among the rest of the world? They are known for their strong beliefs toward setting the high standards for the future generation. Not just that, Greek women are also in the spotlight for their simple outlook towards beauty standards. They go by the 'Less is more' when it comes to beauty mantras and use makeup to enhance their already beautiful natural features, and not to 'cover up' their imperfections. Now let's take a look at the famous Greek women and their contribution towards making the world better in their small way. Dora Bakoyannis, Greece's first foreign minister, was herself a victim of terrorism but did not let that stop her from doing great things for the nation. Jennifer Aniston, Hollywood's favourite is part Greek from her paternal side. Vicky Papadopoulou is one of the prettiest Greek actresses in Greece. Read on and find out more about other famous Greek women!

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Cleopatra
(Queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt (51 - 30 BC))
Cleopatra
107
Birthdate: 0069 BC
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: July 31, 0030
 2 
Maria Callas
(One of the Most Renowned and Influential Opera Singers of the 20th Century)
Maria Callas
22
Birthdate: December 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: September 16, 1977
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
Arianna Huffington
(Co-Founder of 'The Huffington Post' and the Founder & CEO of 'Thrive Global')
Arianna Huffington
15
Birthdate: July 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 4 
Medusa
(Queen)
Medusa
4
Birthplace: Greece
 5 
Helen of Troy
(Daughter of Zeus)
Helen of Troy
2
Birthplace: Greece
 6 
Sappho
(Archaic Greek Lyric Poet)
Sappho
5
Birthdate: 0630 AD
Birthplace: Lesbos, Greece
Died: 0570 AD
 7 
Persephone
(Queen)
Persephone
2
Birthplace: Greece
 8 
Medea
(Daughter of King Ae√ętes)
Medea
0
Birthplace: Greece
 9 
Cassandra
(Queen)
Cassandra
0
Birthplace: Greece
 10 
Nike (mythology)
(Goddess)
Nike (mythology)
1
Birthplace: Greece
 11 
Styx
(Queen)
Styx
0
Birthplace: Greece
 12 
Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark
(Princess)
Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark
13
Birthdate: June 22, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Tatoi, Greece
Died: November 16, 1937
 13 
Christina Onassis
(Businessperson, Socialite)
Christina Onassis
7
Birthdate: December 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 19, 1988
 14 
Andromeda
(Daughter of Aethiopia)
Andromeda
1
Birthplace: Greece
 15 
Pandora
(Queen)
Pandora
0
Birthplace: Greece
 16 
Leto
(Daughter of Coeus)
Leto
0
Birthplace: Greece
 17 
Maria Sakkari
(Tennis player)
Maria Sakkari
7
Birthdate: July 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 18 
Athina Onassis
(French-Greek Equestrian and the Only Surviving Descendant of Greek Shipping Magnate Aristotle Onassis)
Athina Onassis
2
Birthdate: January 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 19 
Ariadne
(Queen)
Ariadne
1
Birthplace: Greece
 20 
Nana Mouskouri
(Singer)
Nana Mouskouri
1
Birthdate: October 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chania, Greece
 21 
Erinyes
(Queen)
Erinyes
0
Birthplace: Greece
 22 
Artemisia I of Caria
(Queen of the Ancient Greek City-State of 'Halicarnassus')
Artemisia I of Caria
1
Birthdate: 0520 BC
Birthplace: Halicarnassus, Greece
 23 
Antigone
(Daughter of Oedipus)
Antigone
0
Birthplace: Greece
 24 
Queen Anne-Marie of Greece
(Queen)
Queen Anne-Marie of Greece
2
Birthdate: August 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amalienborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
 25 
Olga Constantinovna of Russia
(Queen Consort of Greece)
Olga Constantinovna of Russia
2
Birthdate: September 3, 1851
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 18, 1926
 26 
Lamia
(Queen)
Lamia
0
Birthplace: Greece
 27 
Irene Papas
(Greek Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Films: 'The Trojan Women' and 'Antigone')
Irene Papas
4
Birthdate: September 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chiliomodi, Greece
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 28 
Aegis
(Queen)
Aegis
0
Birthplace: Greece
 29 
Thetis
(Queen)
Thetis
0
Birthplace: Greece
 30 
Eos
(Daughter of the Titan)
Eos
0
Birthplace: Greece
 31 
Olympias
(Mother of Alexander the Great and Queen of Macedonia (357 - 316 BC))
Olympias
4
Birthdate: 0375 AD
Birthplace: Epirus, Greece
Died: 0316 AD
 32 
Penelope
(Queen)
Penelope
0
Birthplace: Greece
 33 
Charybdis
(Queen)
Charybdis
0
Birthplace: Greece
 34 
Hippolyta
(Daughter of Ares)
Hippolyta
0
Birthplace: Greece
 35 
Dryad
(Queen)
Dryad
0
Birthplace: Greece
 36 
Metis
(Daughters of Oceanus)
Metis
0
Birthplace: Greece
 37 
Maenad
(Queen)
Maenad
0
Birthplace: Greece
 38 
Briseis
(Queen)
Briseis
0
Birthplace: Greece
 39 
Gorgo, Queen of Sparta
(Queen)
Gorgo, Queen of Sparta
0
Birthdate: 0506 AD
Birthplace: Greece
 40 
Megara
(Princess)
Megara
0
Birthplace: Greece
 41 
Andromache
(Daughter of Eetion)
Andromache
0
Birthplace: Greece
 42 
Iris
(Queen)
Iris
0
Birthplace: Greece
 43 
Mnemosyne
(Queen)
Mnemosyne
0
Birthplace: Greece
 44 
Naiad
(Queen)
Naiad
0
Birthplace: Greece
 45 
Iphigenia
(Daughter of King Agamemnon)
Iphigenia
0
Birthplace: Greece
 46 
Clytemnestra
(Wife of Agamemnon)
Clytemnestra
0
Birthplace: Greece
 47 
Hesperides
(Queen)
Hesperides
0
Birthplace: Greece
 48 
Theia
(Queen)
Theia
0
Birthplace: Greece
 49 
Pasiphae
(Queen)
Pasiphae
0
Birthplace: Greece
 50 
Alcmene
(Queen)
Alcmene
0
Birthplace: Greece