Famous Greek - Greek Celebrities
With its large gamut of beautiful gods and goddesses, awe-inspiring mythical heroes and their stories on crusade, courage, and conquer and a civilization seeped in mythology and mystical, Greece has always been a thing of fancy for most people. And why not? Hellenic beauty, mythology and hospitability has always attracted plethora of attention, and mostly for the right reasons. But if you thought that Grecian charm was limited to just that, know that Greece has produced some truly world-class men and women too, who have left an indelible impression in the history of the world and how? From Olympian stalwarts and mighty conquerors to epic poets and enigmatic philosophers and from inspiring statesman and legendary lawmakers to avant-garde physicians and poignant painters, Greece has stamped its excellence in the world map with its inspiring lot of famous people. Let us all trail down the life, timeline, trivia and interesting facts in their equally enthusing biographies covered here.
Find out more about the greatest Greeks, including Alexander the Great, Cleopatra, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Aristotle and Plato.
The Most Famous Greek
|Pythagoras||570 BC||Greek||Pythagoras of Samos was a Greek mathematician and philosopher|
|Giannis Antetokounmpo||December 6, 1994||Greek||Giannis Antetokounmpo, is a Greek basketball player|
|Socrates||470 BC||Greek||Socrates was one of the most influential Greek philosophers of the ancient era|
|Polyxeni Ferfeli||March 28, 1994||Greek||Polyxeni Ferfeli is a Greek model, Instagrammer, and social media personality|
|Aeschylus||525 BC||Greek||Aeschylus was an eminent Greek tragedian|
|Solon||638 BC||Greek||Solon was an Athenian lawmaker, poet and politician|
|Pericles||494 BC||Greek||Pericles was an important Greek statesman, orator, patron of the arts, politician, and general of Athens who lived from 495–429 B.C|
|Homer||800 BC||Greek||Homer was a legendary ancient Greek poet who composed the great epics, the Iliad, and, the Odyssey|
|Antonis Samaras||May 23, 1951||Greek||Antonis Samaras is a Greek politician who served as Prime Minister of Greece from 2012 to 2015|
|Sophocles||496 BC||Greek||Sophocles was an ancient Greek poet and tragedian, who was famous for his tragedies|