KEPHALLENOS, Andreas N.

KEPHALLENOS, Andreas N. (Ανδρέας Ν. Κεφαλληνός).Corfu 1856 — 19??. Greek. After school in Corfu, studies at Florence and Munich (now also Sanskrit). Ph.D. Munich. Then worked in the administration and politics in Corfu. In 1910 M.P. for Corfu. In his translations he used Dimotiki, which was then still rather exceptional.…

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TYPALDOS, Georgios Kozakis

TYPALDOS, Georgios Kozakis (Γεώργιος Kοζάκης Τυπάλδος, also as G. Typ.-Koz.). Lixouri, Cephalonia 1790 — Athens 6.6.1867. Greek Physician and Philologist. Born in a noble family of Cephalonia, ultimately of German-Italian origin (Typaldos < Theobald). The first Librarian of the University of Athens (founded in 1836), retired in 1863. Editor of…

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THEOTÓKÊS, Kônstantînos

THEOTÓKÊS, Kônstantînos (Kostas Theotokis; Κωνσταντῖνος Θεοτόκης). Corfu 13.3. 1872 — Corfu 1.7.1923. Greek Author interested in Sanskrit. Born in an aristocratic family. After school in Corfu studied 3 years in Paris languages (including Sanskrit), medicine, chemistry, mathematics and philosophy. Then lived in Corfu and became well known as an author…

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PETER, His Royal Highness, Prince of Greece and Denmark

PETER, His Royal Highness, Prince of Greece and Denmark. Paris 3.12.1908 — London 15.10.1980. Greek Anthropologist. Son of Georg, Admiral of Greece and Denmark (1869–1957) and younger brother of King Constantin I of Greece, and Marie Bonaparte (1882–1962). Himself Royal Admiral of Greece. Grew up in France (he never lived…

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KEPHALAS, Nikolaos

KEPHALAS, Nikolaos (Nicola Chiefala; Νικόλαος Κεφαλᾶς). Zakynthos 1763 or 1770 — Constaninople 1847 or Thessaloniki 1850. Greek Traveller in India. Born in a noble, but poor family in Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, then Venetian domain. Captain, participated in the Greek revolution from its very beginning (but also said to have been…

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