Paul Ioannidis, Closest Associate of Aristotle Onassis, Dies at 97
Paul Ioannidis, who was one of the closest friends and associates of the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, died at the age of 97
Greece's Beloved Poet Kiki Dimoula Dies at 89
One of Greece's most famous and beloved poets, Kiki Dimoula, died on Saturday at the age of 89. Dimoula, née Vasiliki Radou, was rushed to Hygeia Hospital last week after a serious respiratory infection. In a speech on poetry Dimula defined...
Acclaimed Greek Fashion Designer Yannis Tseklenis Dies at 82
Internationally-acclaimed Greek fashion designer Yannis Tseklenis passed away on Wednesday at the age of 82. The public announcement of his passing was made on Thursday by the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, in a Facebook post. ''It is with great sadness that we...
Well-Known Greek Actor George Kotanidis Dies at 74
The well-known and beloved Greek actor George Kotanidis passed away on Tuesday at the age of 74. Kotanidis, not only a prominent actor but a director and writer as well, died in a hospital's intensive care unit following a recent...
Greek Poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke Dies at 81
Popular Greek poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke passed away on Tuesday at the age of 81. Greece's Minister of Culture Lina Mendoni expressed her condolences to the family of the poet soon after the news of her death became known. Anghelaki-Rooke, a goddaughter...
Renowned Composer Giannis Spanos Passes Away at 85
The well-known Greek composer and lyricist Giannis Spanos died on Thursday, October 31 at the age of 85. With a career spanning several decades in Greece's music industry, Spanos studied at a young age in the country's national music school,...
Dimitris Christofias, Former President of Cyprus, Dies at 72
The former President of the Republic of Cyprus Dimitris Christofias died on Friday afternoon at the age of 72. Christofias was hospitalized in Cyprus for several days, since he had been critically ill. During the last few days he was in...
Historic Member of PASOK, Antonis Karras, Dies
Antonis Karras, a historic and founding member of PASOK, passed away after a brief hospitalization on Tuesday. Karras was an emblematic personality who claimed no share in power. Antonis Karras was a close friend of Andreas Papandreou, Melina Mercouri and Kostas...