Greek History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 332

  • 1913-12-14 Greece formally takes possession of Crete
  • 1914-06-13 Eleftherios Venizelos annouces that Greece intends to annex Chios and Mytilene, two large islands off the Turkish coast; Greece and Turkey have been heading towards conflict for months over claims to Aegean islands
  • 1914-08-07 Engagement between British cruiser HMS Gloucester and German cruisers SMS Breslau and SMS Goeben off Greece
  • 1915-03-06 Greek King Constantine I fires premier Venizelos
  • 1915-10-05 Allies land troops at the northern Greek city of Salonika; Greece is nominally neutral but allows the landing
  • 1915-11-06 Sophokles Skouloudis forms Greek government
  • 1916-09-11 German troops conquer Kavalla Greece
  • 1916-09-30 Eleftherios Venizelos announces he is forming a Provisional Government in Crete as an alternative to the one in Athens; he is determined to bring Greece into the war on the side of the Allies
  • 1916-11-26 Greece declares war on Germany
  • 1916-12-01 There is virtual civil war in Greece as royalists fight Venizelist, and the Allies determine on a Venizelist victory
  • 1917-01-16 The Greek Government accepts reparations for Allied losses sustained in recent actions in Greece
  • 1917-06-11 King Alexander assumes the throne of Greece after his father Constantine I abdicated under pressure by allied armies occupying Athens.
  • 1917-06-27 Venizelos takes over as Prime Minister of Greece and severs relations with Central Powers, bringing Greece onside with the Allies in WWI
  • 1917-08-18 A Great Fire in Thessaloniki, Greece destroys 32% of the city leaving 70,000 individuals homeless.
  • 1918-05-15 Greeks troops land at Smyrna
  • 1920-03-04 Last day of Julian civil calendar in Greece
  • 1920-03-18 Greece adopts the Gregorian calendar
  • 1920-03-25 Greek Independence Day
  • 1920-04-19 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31
  • 1920-08-24 With British approval, Greece is encouraged to take offensive action against Turkish nationalists in Asia Minor
  • 1920-12-05 Dimitrios Rallis forms a government in Greece.
  • 1920-12-19 King Constantine I is restored as King of the Hellenes after the death of his son Alexander I of Greece and a plebiscite.
  • 1921-01-16 Eleftherios Venizelos becomes Prime Minister of Greece (4th time)
  • 1921-02-21 The London Conference on the Near East begins: the issue is the Allies' 1920 Treaty of Sevres, which had given part of Turkish Asia Minor to Greece

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1921-07-16 Encouraged by the British, King Constantine of Greece launches a drive to take Asia Minor from nationalists under Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

President and founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
President and founder of the Republic of Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
  • 1921-08-24 Battle of Sakaray Valley begins between Turkey & Greece
  • 1922-07-29 Greek troops defeat Turkish forces and are on their way to Constantinople, but the Allies forbid them taking the city
  • 1922-09-07 In Aydin, Turkey, independence of Aydin, from Greek occupation.
  • 1922-09-09 Turkish troops conquer Smyrna/murder Greek citizens
  • 1922-09-16 Turkish troops chase Greeks out of Asia
  • 1922-09-27 King Constantine I of Greece abdicates
  • 1922-09-30 Government of Alexandros Zaimis forms in Greece
  • 1922-10-11 Turkey & Greece sign cease fire
  • 1922-11-03 Greek parliament bans Prince Andreas for life
  • 1922-11-28 6 ex-ministers executed in Greece

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1923-08-31 Mussolini orders the Greek Government to apologize for the deaths of an Italian general and his staff on the Greco-Albanian border

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • 1923-12-17 Greek king George II overthrown by army/republic
  • 1924-01-11 A republic is proclaimed in Greece; King George II is deposed and Eleutherios Venizelo is named Prime Minister of the Greek National Assembly
  • 1924-02-24 Greek parliament proclaims republic
  • 1924-03-24 Greece becomes a republic
  • 1924-03-25 Greek parliament selects admiral Paul Koundouriotis as premier
  • 1924-04-13 Greek plebiscite for a republic
  • 1924-05-01 Admiral Paul Koundouriotis becomes president of Greece
  • 1924-08-26 The Catastrophe of Smyrna: known as the Asia Minor Catastrophe to Greeks. The Ottoman army expels Greeks and other non-Turks from Asia Minor. (August 13 OS)
  • 1924-10-07 Greek government of Dikalekopoulis forms
  • 1925-06-25 Military putsch under Gen Theodorus Pangulos in Greece
  • 1925-09-29 Greek republican constitution enforced
  • 1925-09-30 General Pangulos disbands Greek parliament
  • 1925-10-06 Greek premier Papanastasiou orders gen Pangulos arrested
  • 1926-01-03 Greek gen Theodorus Pangulos names himself dictator
  • 1926-01-04 Theodorus Pangalos resigns as Greek dictator
  • 1926-04-04 Greek dictator Theodorus Pangalos elected president
  • 1926-08-17 Greek-Serbian/Croatian/Slavs peace treaty signed
  • 1926-08-21 -22] Uprising against Greek president/dictator Pangalos
  • 1926-08-22 Greek dictator Gen Pangulos driven out
  • 1926-08-25 Pavlos Koundouris becomes president of Greece
  • 1927-05-07 Angelos Sikelianos organizes the first Delphic Festival in Delphi to celebrate the ancient Greek Delphic ideal.
  • 1927-10-08 Sea battle at Navarino (Greece freed of Ottoman occupation)
  • 1929-12-14 Alexander Zaimis elected president of Greece
  • 1930-06-13 22 people killed by hailstones in Siatista Greece
  • 1930-09-25 Zoe Akins' "Greeks Had a Word for it" premieres in NYC
  • 1930-10-30 Turkey & Greece sign a treaty of friendship
  • 1931-06-08 Duke of Kent wed Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
  • 1932-10-31 Greek government of Venizelos falls
  • 1934-02-09 Balkan Entente alliance forms (Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey & Romania)
  • 1935-10-10 Coup under Gen Giorgios Kondylis in favor of Greek monarchy
  • 1935-11-03 George II returns to Greece & regains monarchy
  • 1935-11-24 King George II returns to Greece after 12 years
  • 1936-04-13 Ioannis Metaxas proclaims himself dictator of Greece
  • 1936-08-04 Ioannis Metaxas names himself dictator of Greece
  • 1938-07-30 Gen Metaxas names himself premier of Greece
  • 1939-06-22 Princes (future Queen) Elizabeth meets future husband Prince Philip of Greece (Midshipman Mountbatten, RN)
  • 1940-10-28 Greece successfully resists Italy's attack
  • 1940-12-22 World War II: Himarë is captured by the Greek army.
  • 1941-01-10 World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.
  • 1941-01-29 Alexandros Koryzis becomes Prime Minister of Greece
  • 1941-03-07 50,000 British soldiers land in Greece
  • 1941-04-21 Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany
  • 1941-04-23 Greece Army surrenders to German Nazis RAF brings Greek king George II to Egypt
  • 1941-04-24 British army begins evacuation of Greece
  • 1941-04-27 German troops occupy Athens, Greece
  • 1941-04-28 Last British troops in Greece surrender
  • 1942-11-05 Nazi raid on Greek Jews in Paris
  • 1943-03-09 Greek Jews of Salonika are transported to Nazi extermination camps
  • 1943-03-21 Massacre of the town of Kalavryta, Greece by German Nazi troops.
  • 1943-08-18 Final convoy of Jews from Salonika, Greece, arrives at Auschwitz
  • 1944-04-05 World War II: 270 inhabitants of the Greek town of Kleisoura are executed by the Germans.
  • 1944-04-14 Greek Colonel Venizelos forms government
  • 1944-04-26 Papandreou government in Greece forms
  • 1944-06-10 World War II: In Distomo, Boeotia Prefecture, Greece 218 men, women and children are massacred by German troops.
  • 1944-10-04 British troops land on Greek continent
  • 1944-12-03 British order to disarm causes general strike in Greece
  • 1944-12-03 The Greek Civil War breaks out in a newly-liberated Greece, between communists and royalists.
  • 1944-12-27 Greece: British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London
  • 1944-12-30 King George II of Greece, abdicates his throne
  • 1945-01-03 Greek General Plastiras forms government
  • 1945-01-14 In Greece, Communists and the British agree to a cease-fire in the struggle to control Athens (and with it Greece)
  • 1946-03-31 The first election is held in Greece after World War II.
  • 1946-04-20 50th Boston Marathon won by Stylianos Kyriakides of Greece in 2:29:27
  • 1946-05-01 The Paris Peace Conference concludes that the islands of the Dodecanese should be returned to Greece by Italy.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 489

  • 1912-06-16 Enoch Powell, British Conservative MP and shadow cabinet member infamous for his "Rivers of Blood" speech, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1998)
  • 1913-03-13 Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor, born in Athens (d. 1985)
  • 1913-05-04 Lady Katherine Brandram, née Princess of Greece and Denmark (d. 2007)
  • 1913-05-21 Gina Bachauer, Greek pianist (d. 1976)
  • 1913-08-19 John Argyris, Greek aeronautical engineer, one of the creators of the Finite Element Method (d. 2004)
  • 1914-03-19 Leonidas Alaoglu, Greek-Canadian mathematician (d. 1981)
  • 1914-06-29 Christos Papakyriakopoulos, Greek mathematician (d. 1976)
  • 1915-01-18 Vassilis Tsitsanis, Greek singer and songwriter (d. 1984)
  • 1915-04-21 Anthony Quinn, Mexico, actor, Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia)
  • 1915-06-11 Nicholas Metropolis, Greek-American mathematician, physicist and computer scientist (d. 1999)
  • 1916-02-17 Raf Vallone, Tropea Italy, actor (El Cid, 2 Women, Greek Tycoon)
  • 1917-03-24 Constantine Andreou, Greek-Brazilian artist (d. 2007)
  • 1917-04-18 Louise Frederika, Queen of Greece
  • 1917-05-11 Hon Montague Woodhouse, Greek resistance organiser
  • 1917-06-15 Michalis Genitsaris, Greek singer and composer (d. 2005)
  • 1918-02-25 Rena Kyriakou, Greek pianist (d. 1994)
  • 1918-05-26 Anton Christoforidis, Greek boxer (d. 1985)
  • 1918-10-18 Konstantinos Mitsottakis, premier of Greece (1990- )
  • 1918-12-26 George Rallis, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2006)
  • 1919-02-05 Andrea George Papandreou, Greek premier (1981-89, 93- )
  • 1919-05-05 Georgios Papadopoulos, Greek dictator (d. 1999)
  • 1919-07-29 Miltos Sachtouris, Greek poet (d. 2005)
  • 1919-09-09 Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder, gambler/sportscaster (lay you 5 to 1)
  • 1919-10-23 Manolis Andronicos, Bursa, Greek archaeologist who discovered ancient royal Macedonian tombs in northern Greece
  • 1920-03-21 Manolis Chiotis, Greek bouzouki virtuoso and song writer (d. 1970)
  • 1920-10-18 Melina Mercouri, Greek actress and political activist (d. 1994)
  • 1921-03-09 Dimitris Horn, Greek actor (d. 1998)
  • 1921-03-25 Alexandra of Greece and Denmark, Queen of Yugoslavia (d. 1993)
  • 1921-06-10 Philip Mountbatten, Greece, Duke of Edinburgh/Prince, Mr Elizabeth II
  • 1922-05-29 Iannis Xenakis, Braila, Romania, Greek composer/architect/mathematician
  • 1922-06-11 Michael Cacoyannis, director (Zorba the Greek, Trojan Women)
  • 1922-09-09 Manolis Glezos, Greek politician and writer
  • 1922-12-11 Grigoris Bithikotsis, Greek singer (d. 2005)
  • 1923-05-03 George Hadjinikos, Greek pianist and conductor
  • 1924-06-26 Costas Axelos, Greek philosopher
  • 1925-01-25 Giorgos Zampetas, Greek musician and songwriter (d. 1992)
  • 1925-03-10 Manolis Anagnostakis, Greek poet (d. 2005)
  • 1925-07-29 Mikis Michael George Theodorakis, Chios Greece, composer (Raven)
  • 1925-10-23 Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer/conductor (Never on Sunday)
  • 1926-08-15 Costis Stephanopoulos, Greek politician
  • 1926-09-03 Irene Papas, Corinth Greece, Greek actress (Zorba the Greek, Attila The Hun)
  • 1928-03-02 Father John Romanides, Greek priest and professor (d. 2001)
  • 1928-06-07 David Malcolm Lewis, expert in Greek Epigraphy
  • 1928-11-27 Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor (d. 2005)
  • 1928-12-23 Chronis Aidonidis, Greek singer
  • 1929-06-04 Karolos Papoulias, Greek politician
  • 1929-06-21 Alexandre Lagoya, Greek-Italian classical guitarist (d. 1999)
  • 1929-07-30 Sid Kroft, Athens Greece, puppeteer (Barbara Mandrell Show)
  • 1930-06-19 Jul Levi, Bulgarian composer and conductor, born in Salonica, Greece
  • 1931-08-29 Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer (d. 2001)
  • 1933-12-31 Chryssa Vardea-Mavromichali, Athens Greece, Greek American artist
  • 1934-02-17 Alan Bates, Allestree England, actor (Zorba the Greek, Unmarried Woman)
  • 1934-03-07 Giorgos Katsaros, Greek musician and composer
  • 1934-03-11 George Stamatoyannopoulos, Greece, medical genetics researcher
  • 1934-05-30 Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach, (d. 2012)
  • 1934-08-31 Nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor
  • 1934-10-13 Nana Mouskouri, Crete Greece, singer (Try to Remember) [or 10/10/36]
  • 1934-10-27 Giorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director
  • 1934-11-18 Vassilis Vassilikos, Greek writer and ambassador
  • 1935-04-17 Theo Angelopoulos, Greek film director
  • 1935-06-02 Dimitri Kitsikis, Greek turkologist
  • 1935-08-16 Andreas Stamatiadis, Greek footballer and coach
  • 1936-06-23 Costas Simitis, Prime Minister of Greece
  • 1936-07-07 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (d. 1980)
  • 1936-09-07 Apostolos Kaklamanis, Greek politician
  • 1936-11-05 Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (d. 2001)
  • 1937-08-11 Taki Theodoracopoulos, Greek/British journalist/multi-millionaire
  • 1937-10-22 Manos Loïzos, Greek composer (d. 1982)
  • 1938-05-20 Marinella, Greek singer and actress
  • 1938-06-30 Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (d. 1999)
  • 1938-08-17 Theodoros Pangalos, Greek politician
  • 1938-11-02 Queen Sofia, consort of King Juan Carlos I (Spain), born Princess of Greece and Denmark in Athens, Greece
  • 1939-01-03 Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager
  • 1939-01-07 Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark
  • 1939-03-14 Stavros Xarhakos, Greek composer
  • 1939-03-18 Giannis Markopoulos, Greek composer
  • 1939-05-12 Miltiadis Evert, Greek politician
  • 1939-05-27 Socratis Kokkalis, Greek businessman
  • 1939-07-02 Alexandros Panagoulis, Greek politician and poet
  • 1940-06-02 Constantine II, deposed King of Greece (1964-73)
  • 1940-07-26 Tolis Voskopoulos, Greek singer
  • 1940-09-17 Sotiris Moustakas, Greek actor (d. 2007)
  • 1941-01-21 Stathis Giallelis, Greek actor
  • 1942-01-22 Mimis Domazos, Greek footballer
  • 1942-03-17 Dimitris Poulikakos, Greek composer, singer and actor
  • 1942-12-14 Zoe Laskari, Greek actress
  • 1943-03-18 Toula Grivas, Greek actress
  • 1943-05-17 Vicky Moscholiou, Greek singer (d. 2005)
  • 1943-05-28 Elena Souliotis, Greek soprano (d. 2004)
  • 1943-10-19 Takis Ikonomopoulos, Greek footballer
  • 1944-09-15 Sotirios Hatzigakis, Greek politician
  • 1945-02-26 Giannis Ioannidis, Greek basketball coach and politician
  • 1945-03-19 Stefanos Kiriakidis, Greek actor
  • 1945-10-26 Demetris Th. Gotsis, Greek poet and author
  • 1945-11-05 Aleka Papariga, Greek politician
  • 1946-02-13 Louis Kondos, Greek actor
  • 1946-06-15 Demis Roussos, Greek singer, born in Alexandria Egypt
  • 1946-11-23 Giorgos Koudas, Greek footballer
  • 1947-01-27 Vyron Polydoras, Greek politician
  • 1947-04-13 Thanos Mikroutsikos, Greek composer & former minister

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 224

  • 1964-03-06 King Paul I, of Greece (1947-64), dies at 62
  • 1966-10-30 Yórgos Theotokás, Greek novelist (b. 1906)
  • 1966-11-15 Dimitrios Tofalos, Greek weightlifter (b. 1877)
  • 1967-03-10 Yiorgos Batis, Greek composer and musician (b. 1885)
  • 1968-08-27 Marina, princess of Greece/Denmark/Dutchess of Kent, dies at 61
  • 1968-11-01 Georgios Papandreou, Greek minister/premier, dies at 80
  • 1970-03-10 Vasilis Avlonitis, Greek actor (b. 1904)
  • 1970-03-20 Manolis Chiotis, Greek bouzouki virtuoso and song writer (b. 1920)
  • 1970-03-21 Manolis Chiotis, Greek songwriter and musician (b. 1920)
  • 1971-01-09 Giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926)
  • 1971-02-15 Dimitrios Loundras, Greek gymnast (b. 1885)
  • 1972-01-07 Eftichia Papagianopoulos, Greek lyricist
  • 1972-02-08 Markos Vamvakaris, Greek musician and songwriter (b. 1905)
  • 1973-01-23 Alexander Onassis, Greek heir of the Onassis family (b. 1948)
  • 1973-02-09 Vasiliki Maliaros, Greek actress (b. 1883)
  • 1974-01-27 Georgios Grivas, Greek gen/oppos leader on Cyprus (EOKA), dies at 75
  • 1974-08-19 Rodger Davies, United States ambassador to Cyprus, murdered at 53 by Greek Cypriot gunmen during a demonstration outside the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia
  • 1974-10-01 Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (b. 1901)
  • 1975-02-10 Nikos Kavvadias, Greek poet and writer (b. 1910)
  • 1975-03-15 Aristotle S Onassis, Greek shipping magnate, dies at 69
  • 1975-06-28 Konstantinos Apostolos Doxiadis, Greek architect (b. 1913)
  • 1976-05-01 Alexandros Panagoulis, Greek poet who fought the military junta in Greece (b. 1939)
  • 1976-08-22 Gina Bachauer, Greek pianist (b. 1913)
  • 1977-09-04 Stelios Perpiniadis, Greek musician (b. 1899)
  • 1977-10-08 Giorgos Papasideris, Greek country singer, composer, lyricist (b. 1902 )
  • 1978-05-26 Cybele, Greek actress (b. 1887)
  • 1978-07-02 Aris Alexandrou, Greek novelist, poet and translator (b. 1922)
  • 1979-11-13 Dimitris Psathas, Greek playwright (b. 1907)
  • 1980-02-08 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (b. 1936)
  • 1980-10-15 Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek footballer and volleyball player (b. 1896)
  • 1981-01-17 Loukas Panourgias, Greek footballer (b. 1899)
  • 1981-02-06 Frederika of Hanover, Queen Consort of Greece (b. 1917)
  • 1981-02-07 Frederika of Hanover, Queen of Greece (b. 1917)
  • 1981-10-07 Albert Cohen, Greek-born Swiss novelist (b. 1895)
  • 1981-12-20 Dimitris Rontiris, Greek actor and director (b. 1899)
  • 1982-09-17 Manos Loïzos, Greek composer (b. 1937)
  • 1983-04-13 Theodore Stephanides, Greek doctor and naturalist (b. 1896)
  • 1983-09-03 Ellie Lambeti, Greek actress (b. 1926)
  • 1984-01-18 Vassilis Tsitsanis, Greek singer and songwriter (b. 1915)
  • 1984-01-21 Giannis Skaribas, Greek writer, dramatist, and poet (b. 1893)
  • 1984-03-11 Kostas Roukounas, Greek rembetiko singer and song writer (b. 1903)
  • 1984-04-13 Dionyssis Papayannopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1912)
  • 1984-04-14 Dionisis Papagiannopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1912)
  • 1984-06-02 Georgios Kasassoglou, Greek musician (b. 1908)
  • 1984-09-02 Manos Katrakis, Greek actor (b. 1908)
  • 1985-03-23 Peter Charanis, Greek-American scholar and professor (b. 1908)
  • 1985-06-11 Sapfo Notara, Greek actress (b. 1907)
  • 1985-06-28 Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor, dies at 72
  • 1985-10-31 Nikos Engonopoulos, Greek painter and poet (b. 1907)
  • 1985-10-31 Anton Christoforidis, Greek boxer (b. 1918)
  • 1986-10-29 Mimis Fotopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1913)
  • 1987-02-14 Karolos Koun, Greek theater director (b. 1908)
  • 1988-01-20 Dora Stratou, Greek choreographer and folklorist (b. 1903)
  • 1988-03-17 Nikolas Asimos, Greek counter-culture composer and singer (b. 1949)
  • 1988-10-02 Alec Issigonis, Greek-British car designer, developer of the Mini (b. 1906)
  • 1989-09-26 Pavlos Bakoyannis, Greek parliament leader, murdered in Rome
  • 1990-04-11 Xenophon Zolotas, Greek economist, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1904)
  • 1990-11-11 Alexis Minotis, Greek actor (b. 1898)
  • 1990-11-12 Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet and political activist, dies at 81
  • 1991-08-04 Nikiforos Vrettakos, Greek poet (Hodyne), dies at 80
  • 1992-03-10 Giorgos Zampetas, Greek composer and musician (b. 1925)
  • 1992-03-30 Manolis Andronikos, Greek archeologist, professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (b. 1919)
  • 1992-03-30 Manolis Andronicos, Greek archaeologist who discovered ancient royal Macedonian tombs in northern Greece, dies at 72
  • 1992-07-27 Jenny Karezi, Greek actress (Red Lanterns), dies of cancer at 56
  • 1994-01-24 Michalis Vranopoulos, head of Greek state bank, murdered at 48
  • 1994-03-06 Melina Mercouri, Greek actress (Never on a Sunday), dies at about 68
  • 1994-04-25 George Gennimatas, Greek minister of National Economy, dies at 55
  • 1994-06-15 Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer (Never on Sunday), dies at 68
  • 1994-07-12 David Malcolm Lewis, expert in Greek Epigraphy, dies at 56
  • 1994-09-03 Nikos Ghika, Greek artist, dies at 88
  • 1994-12-18 Roger Apéry, Greek-French mathematician (b. 1916)
  • 1996-04-16 Stavros Spyros Niarchos, Greek shipowner, dies at 86
  • 1996-04-21 Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder, oddsmaker/sportscaster (CBS), dies at 76
  • 1996-06-23 Andreas George Papandreou, PM of Greece (1981-89, 93-96), dies at 76
  • 1996-10-21 Georgios Zoitakis, leader of Greece (1967-72), dies
  • 1997-12-26 Cornelius Castoriadis, Greek philosopher and economist (b. 1922)
  • 1998-01-16 Dimitris Horn, Greek actor (b. 1921)
  • 1998-04-23 Constantine Karamanlis, Greek politician (b. 1907)
  • 1999-04-22 Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (b. 1938)
  • 1999-06-27 George Papadopoulos, Greek dictator (b. 1919)
  • 1999-08-24 Alexandre Lagoya, Greek-Italian classical guitarist (b. 1929)
  • 1999-10-17 Nicholas Metropolis, Greek-American mathematician, physicist and computer scientist (b. 1915)
  • 2001-01-27 Stavros Damianides, Greek musician (b. 1941)
  • 2001-02-04 Iannis Xenakis, Greek composer and architect (b. 1922)
  • 2001-08-27 Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (b. 1936)
  • 2001-09-14 Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer (b. 1931)
  • 2001-12-18 Dimitris Dragatakis, Greek composer (b. 1914)
  • 2002-10-31 Michail Stasinopoulos, Greek politician, former president of Greece (b. 1903)
  • 2003-04-17 Yiannis Latsis, Greek shipping tycoon (b. 1910)
  • 2003-09-28 Elia Kazan, Greek-born American film director (b. 1909)
  • 2004-04-02 John Argyris, Greek aeronautical engineer (b. 1913)
  • 2004-06-11 Xenophon Zolotas, Greek politician (b. 1904)
  • 2004-06-24 Ifigeneia Giannopoulou, Greek songwriter (b. 1957)
  • 2004-07-29 Rena Vlahopoulou, Greek actress and singer (b. 1923)
  • 2004-08-08 Dimitris Papamichael, Greek actor (b. 1934)
  • 2004-09-02 Eleni Zafeiriou, Greek actress (b. 1916)
  • 2004-10-14 Vlassis Bonatsos, Greek singer, actor and entertainer (b. 1949)
  • 2004-12-04 Elena Souliotis, Greek soprano (b. 1943)
  • 2005-02-13 Emilios T. Harlaftis, Greek astrophysicist (b. 1965)
  • 2005-03-12 Stavros Koujioumtzis, Greek songwriter (b. 1932)