Author: Sikelianos, Angelos Sikelianos
Date of Birth: 15 March 1884, Lefkada, Ionian Islands
Biography: Angelos Sikelianos was born on 15 March 1884 in Lefkada. He was the last of the five children of Ioannis Sikelianos, a professor of Italian and French at the local high school, and Haricleia Sikelianou, a cultivated and man-made woman.Read more “Angelos Sikelianos”
Author: Theotokis, Stephanos-Konstantinos Theotokis
Date of Birth: May 13th, 1872, Corfu, Corfu Island
Biography: Konstantinos Theotokis was born in Corfu town in Corfu Island. He received general education in schools in Corfu and from an early age he showed great interest in natural sciences.
Author: Elizabeth Moutzan-Martinegou
Date of Birth: 1801, Zakynthos Island
Biography: Zakynthian writer Elizabeth Moutzan-Martinegou is the first remarkable example of female writing in the Modern Greek Literature. Martinegou was born in October 1801 and died in November 1832. Her parents, Fragkiskos Moutzan and Angeliki Sigouros, came from two of the oldest aristocratic families of Zakynthos.
Author: Ksenopoulos, Gregorios Ksenopoulos
Date of Birth: December 9, 1867, Constantinople
Biography: One of the most prolific writers of this generation is Gregorios Ksenopoulos (1867-1951), from Zakynthos. He was born in Constantinople on December 9, 1867.Read more “Gregorios Ksenopoulos”
Author: Solomos, Dionysios Solomos
Date of Birth: April 8, 1798, Zakynthos Island
Biography: Dionysios Solomos was born on April 8th, 1798, in Zakynthos. His father Count Nikolaos Solomos was the son of Cretan refugees and his mother Angeliki Nikli had origins in Mani. Count Nikolaos Solomos was legally married to Marnetta Kakni, who died in 1802.