Famous Greek Novelists

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Nikos Kazantzakis
(One of the Most Important Figures of Modern Greek Literature, Best Known for His Work 'Zorba the Greek')
Nikos Kazantzakis
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Birthdate: March 2, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Heraklion, Greece
Died: October 26, 1957

Nikos Kazantzakis was a Greek writer whose works earned him nine nominations for the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature. Regarded as a giant of modern Greek literature, Kazantzakis achieved international fame when his works, such as The Life And Times Of Alexis Zorba and The Last Temptation of Christ, were adapted into feature films. 

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Longus
(Author)
Longus
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Birthplace: Lesbos, Greece
Died: November 30, 0299
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Chariton
(Author)
Chariton
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Birthplace: Aphrodisias
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Achilles Tatius
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Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Iakovos Kambanellis
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Birthdate: December 2, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Naxos, Greece
Died: March 29, 2011

Iakovos Kambanellis was a Greek playwright, screenwriter, poet, lyricist, and novelist. Widely regarded as the father of modern Greek theater, Kambanellis is also considered one of the most important Greek playwrights of the 20th century. In 2000, Iakovos Kambanellis was honored by the President of the Greek Republic with the prestigious medal of the Order of Phoenix.

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Necati Cumalı
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Birthdate: January 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Florina, Greece
Died: January 10, 2001

Necati Cumalı was a Greek-born Turkish short-story writer, novelist, poet, and essayist. One of his well-known works Dry Summer was adapted into a film of the same name in 1964 by film director Metin Erksan. Many of Necati Cumalı's poems have also been translated into French and German languages.

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Yórgos Theotokás
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Birthdate: April 27, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: October 30, 1966
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Andreas Karkavitsas
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Birthdate: 1866 AD
Birthplace: Lechaina, Greece
Died: October 10, 1922
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Konstantínos Theotókis
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Konstantínos Theotókis
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Birthdate: March 3, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Corfu, Greece
Died: July 1, 1923