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Greek colonies and communities have been historically established in most corners of the Mediterranean, but Greeks have always been centered around the Aegean Sea, where the Greek language has been spoken since the Bronze Age. Greek people have greatly influenced and contributed to culture, arts, exploration, literature, philosophy, politics, architecture, music, mathematics, science, technology, cuisine, and sports, both historically and contemporary. Let's take a look to some important figures of the Greek Civilization.

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Pythagoras of Samos (born at 570 BC – died at 495 BC) was an Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement called Pythagoreanism. Most of the information about ...

Domain: History; Category: Ancient Greece

Eleftherios Venizelos (born at 23 August 1864 – died at 18 March 1936) was an eminent Greek leader of Greek national liberation movement and a charismatic statesman of the early 20th century ...

Domain: History; Category: European history

Count Ioannis Antonios Kapodistrias (born at 11 February 1776 – died at 9 October 1831), sometimes anglicized as John Capodistrias was a Greek Foreign Minister of the Russian Empire and one of the ...

Domain: History; Category: European history

Theodoros Kolokotronis (born at 3 April 1770 – died at 4 February 1843) was a Greek general and the pre-eminent leader of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. Kolokotronis' ...

Domain: History; Category: European history

Rigas Feraios or Rigas Velestinlis, born Antonios Kyriazis, pronounced also known as Konstantinos or Constantine Rhigas;(born at 1757 – died at June 24, 1798) was a Greek writer, political ...

Domain: History; Category: European history

El Greco, born Doménikos Theotokópoulos (1541 – 7 April 1614), was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. "El Greco" (The Greek) was a nickname, a reference to his ...

Domain: Art history; Category: General art history

Georgius Gemistus later called Plethon or Pletho , was a Greek scholar of Neoplatonic philosophy. He was one of the chief pioneers of the revival of Greek learning in Western Europe. In the dying ...

Domain: History; Category: European history

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