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British Professor Peter Mackridge Granted Honorary Greek Citizenship

British Professor Peter Mackridge was granted honorary Greek citizenship during a ceremony in London earlier in the week for his services to Greek studies. Mackridge, Professor of Modern Greek at the University of Oxford from 1996 until his early retirement...

Greek Heritage Society Sponsors Genealogy Workshop

A Greek genealogy workshop sponsored by Greek Heritage Society of Southern California, will be streamed live on Zoom on Saturday, March 12th from 10 am to 1 pm PST. The sometimes tricky world of Greek genealogy will be explained and...

Alexander Payne Becomes Greek Citizen

Alexander Payne, the acclaimed filmmaker, became a Greek citizen during a swearing-in ceremony that took place on Monday, February 7, 2022, at the Consulate General of Greece in Boston. In an announcement, the Consulate General of Greece in Los Angeles...

Prominent British Historian Mark Mazower Gets Greek Citizenship

Prominent British historian Mark Mazower attended a ceremony awarding him Greek citizenship on Friday, during a visit to Athens to promote his new book. The Ira D. Wallach Professor of History at Columbia University in New York City was honored...

British Historian Mark Mazower Receives Honorary Greek Citizenship

Mark Mazower, one of the most celebrated historians who has a special relationship with Greece, was granted Greek citizenship on Tuesday. The British historian received the honorary title from the Greek state for "the promotion of Greece, its long...

The ‘Lost Antetokounmpos’ of Greece

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the kid from Sepolia for the first 18 years of his life was stateless, having no papers from either Nigeria or Greece.

How to Obtain Greek Citizenship: Process and Requirements Explained

Greeks born abroad keep the customs and tradition of Greece, but this doesn’t mean that Greek citizenship is a matter of course.

First-Ever Written Exam for Greek Citizenship Slated for May 16

The first-ever written exam for Greek citizenship is scheduled for May 16, 2021, according to an announcement from the Interior Ministry.

New Greek Citizenship Test to Require Language Proficiency

As expected, prospective legislation that was brought before the Greek Parliament on Tuesday stipulates that foreign nationals who desire Greek citizenship must demonstrate proficiency in the Greek language. The prospective applicants must sit for exams and demonstrate proficiency in the...

Number of British Businessmen Seeking Greek Citizenship on Sharp Rise

The number of British businessmen looking to acquire citizenship from countries offering visa-free access to the European Union has risen sharply, investment migration firms say, as prospects of a post-Brexit trade deal between Britain and the bloc darken. Investment immigration...