88 Notable alumni of
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is 458th in the world, 159th in Europe, and 2nd in Greece by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 88 notable alumni from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Xavier Bettel

    Xavier Bettel
    Born in
    Luxembourg Flag Luxembourg
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Studied admiralty law and canon law
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Xavier Bettel is a Luxembourg lawyer and politician who has served as Prime Minister of Luxembourg since 2013. He previously was a member of the Chamber of Deputies (1999–2013) and Mayor of Luxembourg City (2011–2013).

  2. Albert Bourla

    Albert Bourla
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in veterinary medicine
    Occupations
    business executive
    Biography

    Albert Bourla is a Greek-American veterinarian and the chairman and chief executive officer of Pfizer, an American pharmaceutical company. He joined the company in 1993 and has held several executive roles across Pfizer's divisions. Prior to becoming chief executive officer, Bourla served as chief operating officer.

  3. Despina Vandi

    Despina Vandi
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actorsinger
    Biography

    Despina Vandi, born as Despina Malea (Δέσποινα Μαλέα) on 22 July 1969, is a Greek singer. Born in Tübingen near Stuttgart, Germany, Vandi's family returned to Kavala, Greece when she was six years old.

  4. Pavlos Sidiropoulos

    Pavlos Sidiropoulos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1948-1990 (aged 42)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Studied in 1967
    Occupations
    actorcomposersongwriterguitaristsinger
    Biography

    Pavlos Sidiropoulos was a Greek musician, noted for supporting the use of Greek lyrics in rock music, at a time when most Greek rock groups were using English lyrics.

  5. Peter Fitzgerald

    Peter Fitzgerald
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Studied in 1982-1983
    Occupations
    lawyerbankerpolitician
    Biography

    Peter Gosselin Fitzgerald is a retired American lawyer and politician who served as a United States Senator from Illinois. A member of the Republican Party, he served from 1999 to 2005. Fitzgerald defeated Democratic incumbent Carol Moseley Braun in 1998, becoming the first Republican to win a U.S. Senate race in Illinois since Charles Percy twenty years earlier. He had previously served in the Illinois State Senate from 1993 to 1998.

  6. Evangelos Venizelos

    Evangelos Venizelos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    university teacherdiplomatlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Evangelos Venizelos is a Greek academic and politician who was Deputy Prime Minister of Greece and Minister for Foreign Affairs from 25 June 2013 to 27 January 2015. Previously, he was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of Greece from 17 June 2011 to 21 March 2012. He was a member of the Hellenic Parliament for the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) for the first electoral district of Thessaloniki. He is a Professor of Constitutional Law at the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

  7. Christos Sartzetakis

    Christos Sartzetakis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1929-2022 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Christos Sartzetakis was a Greek jurist and a supreme justice of the Court of Cassation, who served as the President of Greece from 1985 to 1990.

  8. Natassa Theodoridou

    Natassa Theodoridou
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Natasa Theodoridou, born October 24, 1970 in Thessaloniki, is a Greek singer. She is the only female Greek artist to have her first three albums achieve platinum status. She has been certified for a total of at least 432 thousand albums and 20 thousand singles sales by IFPI Greece. On March 14, 2010, Alpha TV ranked Theodoridou the 12th best selling female singer in the nation's phonographic era (since 1960), with a total of ten platinum and three gold albums.

  9. Eva Kaili

    Eva Kaili
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politiciantelevision presenterjournalistarchitect
    Biography

    Eva Kaili is a Greek politician of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) and former television news presenter who has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament since 2014. She was elected as the Vice President of the European Parliament on 18 January 2022 with 454 votes.

  10. Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria

    Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    Eastern Orthodox priest
    Biography

    Theodore II (Greek: Πάπας και Πατριάρχης Αλεξανδρείας και πάσης Αφρικής Θεόδωρος Β΄; born Nikolaos Horeftakis (Νικόλαος Χορευτάκης), November 25, 1954) is the current Eastern Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa. He is formally styled His Divine Beatitude the Pope and Patriarch of the Great City of Alexandria, Libya, Pentapolis, Ethiopia, All Egypt and All Africa, Father of Fathers, Pastor of Pastors, Prelate of Prelates, the Thirteenth of the Apostles and Judge of the Universe. He is a monk in the Agarathos Holy Monastery of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.

  11. Michalis Chrisochoidis

    Michalis Chrisochoidis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Michalis Chrisochoidis is a Greek politician and former member of the Hellenic Parliament for the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK). He served as Minister for Citizen Protection (1999–2003, 2009–2010, 2012 and 2019–2021), Minister for the Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping (2010), Minister for Regional Development and Competitiveness (2010–2011), Minister for Development, Competitiveness and Shipping (2011–2012) and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Networks (2013–2015).

  12. John X of Antioch

    John X of Antioch
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Studied in 1983
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Patriarch John X is primate of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All The East.

  13. Dionysis Savvopoulos

    Dionysis Savvopoulos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    singersongwritercomposerlyricist
    Biography

    Dionysis Savvopoulos is a prominent Greek singer-songwriter.

  14. Yianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki

    Yianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki is a Greek businesswoman and Ambassador-at-Large for the Hellenic Republic. She is best known for being the leader of the bidding and organizing committees for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. In July 2019, she was appointed by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, to lead Greece 2021, a year-long initiative to both commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution and to introduce to the world a new Greece of effort and optimism.

  15. Yannis Boutaris

    Yannis Boutaris
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    businesspersonchemistpolitician
    Biography

    Yiannis Boutaris is a Greek businessman and politician, former mayor of Thessaloniki.

  16. Margaritis Schinas

    Margaritis Schinas
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politicianjurist
    Biography

    Margaritis Schinas is a Greek politician and former civil servant. He took office in December 2019 as a vice-president in the Von der Leyen Commission with the portfolio of European Commissioner for Promoting the European Way of Life. A member of the New Democracy party, he previously was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2007 to 2009 and served as chief spokesperson of the European Commission from 2014 to 2019, and as a deputy director-general of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Communication between 2015 and 2019.

  17. Auguste Corteau

    Auguste Corteau
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    writertranslator
    Biography

    Auguste Corteau is the pen name of the Greek author Petros Hadjopoulos (Πέτρος Χατζόπουλος).

  18. Thanasis Papakonstantinou

    Thanasis Papakonstantinou
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    singerrecording artistsongwritercomposer
    Biography

    Athanasios "Thanasis" Papakonstantinou is a Greek singer-songwriter.

  19. Vassilis Vassilikos

    Vassilis Vassilikos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    journalistpoliticianwriterscreenwriterpoet
    Biography

    Vassilis Vassilikos is a Greek writer and diplomat.

  20. Katerina Dalaka

    Katerina Dalaka
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Studied physical education
    Occupations
    sprinterhurdler
    Biography

    Katerina Dalaka is a Greek hurdler. With origins from Katerini, currently representing A.E.K., Dalaka has won gold medals at the Panhellenic Games and the Balkan Games in 400 m hurdles as well as in 100 m, 200 m, the 100 m relay and the 400 m relay.

  21. Andreas Loverdos

    Andreas Loverdos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    lawyeruniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Andreas Loverdos is a Greek politician who was Minister for Education and Religious Affairs from 2014 to 2015.

  22. Christos Yannaras

    Christos Yannaras
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with doctorate in philosophy
    Occupations
    university teacherphilosopherwritertheologian
    Biography

    Christos Yannaras is a Greek philosopher, Eastern Orthodox theologian and author of more than 50 books which have been translated into many languages. He is a professor emeritus of philosophy at the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens.

  23. Athina Rachel Tsangari

    Athina Rachel Tsangari
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producerfilm directorfilmmakerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Athina Rachel Tsangari is a Greek filmmaker. Some of her most notable works include her feature films, The Slow Business of Going (2000), Attenberg (2010) and Chevalier (2015) as well as the co-production of Yorgos Lanthimos films Kinetta (2005), Dogtooth (2009), and Alps (2011). In her versatile work for cinema, she has also founded and been director of the Cinematexas International Short Film Festival. In 2014-2015, she was invited to Harvard University’s Visual and Environmental Studies department as a Visiting Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies.

  24. Anna Diamantopoulou

    Anna Diamantopoulou
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politicianengineer
    Biography

    Anna Diamantopoulou is a Greek civil engineer and politician of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) who currently serves as president of the Athens-based think tank "DIKTIO" Network for Reform in Greece and Europe.

  25. Manolis Andronikos

    Manolis Andronikos
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1919-1992 (aged 73)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Studied philosophy
    Occupations
    university teacherart historianarchaeologistanthropologist
    Biography

    Manolis Andronikos was a Greek archaeologist and a professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

  26. Christos Stylianides

    Christos Stylianides
    Born in
    Cyprus Flag Cyprus
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    In 1984 graduated with Bachelor of Dental Surgery in dental surgery
    Occupations
    politiciandentist
    Biography

    Christos Stylianides is a Greek Cypriot politician who serves as Greece's Minister for the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection. He has previously served as the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management from 2014 until 2019. In 2014, he briefly served as the European Union's Ebola Coordinator. He was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in the May 2014 European elections where he served until 31 October 2014.

  27. Natasa Pazaïti

    Natasa Pazaïti
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    physicianpolitician
    Biography

    Anastasia Pazaiti-Karamanli (Greek: Αναστασία Παζαΐτη-Καραμανλή (Anastasía Pazaïti-Karamanlí) (born April 14, 1966), is the wife of Kostas Karamanlis, former Prime Minister of Greece. She is a resident general surgeon.

  28. Zoi Dimitrakou

    Zoi Dimitrakou
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Zoi Dimitrakou, is a Greek former professional basketball player who last played Greece women's national basketball team. She has represented national team in several Eurobasket Women and in 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women. In 2016, she played for Washington Mystics in the WNBA.

  29. Ioannis Zizioulas

    Ioannis Zizioulas
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Studied theology
    Occupations
    theologianuniversity teacherChristian minister
    Biography

    John Zizioulas is a Greek Orthodox prelate. He is the current titular Metropolitan bishop of Pergamon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. He is one of the most influential Orthodox Christian theologians today.

  30. Elpidiphore (Lambriniadis)

    Elpidiphore (Lambriniadis)
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Studied in 1991
    Occupations
    Christian minister
    Biography

    Archbishop Elpidophoros of America is a bishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. On 22 June 2019 he became the Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The official title of Archbishop Elpidophoros: His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of America, Most Honorable Exarch of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. He is the eighth Archbishop of America elected since the establishment of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in 1922.

  31. Theodosios (Hanna) of Sebastia

    Theodosios (Hanna) of Sebastia
    Born in
    Israel Flag Israel
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    archbishop
    Biography

    Theodosios of Sebastia (born 1965) is the Archbishop of Sebastia from the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem. He is often named in Western news sources as Atallah Hanna, Atallah and Theodosios both meaning "gift of God" in Arabic and Greek, respectively. Theodosios, who was ordained on the 24 December 2005 at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, is the second Palestinian to hold the position of archbishop in the history of the diocese.

  32. Yannis Ragousis

    Yannis Ragousis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Giannis Ragousis is a Greek economist and politician of SYRIZA who had previously served in the government of Panhellenic Socialist Movement.

  33. Maria Houkli

    Maria Houkli
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Maria Houkli is a Greek journalist and presenter. Houkli has served as the main anchorwoman for the main newscast on various TV stations in Greece, most recently ANT1. Prior to this, she was the editor in chief of the central news program on the New Hellenic Television of the Greek public television. She's married and she's a mother of two boys. The First (Manolis, Born 1990) Is presenter of a Local Channel's Central News Bulletin And The Second Paul (Born 1998) Is a Congressman

  34. Theano Fotiou

    Theano Fotiou
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    architectuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Theano Fotiou is a Greek architect and politician of the Coalition of the Radical Left (Syriza). From January 2015 to July 2019, she served as Alternate Minister of Social Solidarity in the First and Second Tsipras Cabinets.

  35. Theodora Tzakri

    Theodora Tzakri
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Theodora Tzakri is a Greek lawyer, politician, member of parliament and former deputy minister of Industry.

  36. Stelios Papathemelis

    Stelios Papathemelis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Stelios Papathemelis is a Greek politician and lawyer. He studied law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

  37. Maria Spyraki

    Maria Spyraki
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Maria Spyraki is a member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Nea Dimokratia party - European People's Party (EPP), and a Greek journalist

  38. Konstantinos Zervas

    Konstantinos Zervas
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Konstantinos Zervas is the current mayor of Thessaloniki. He was born and raised in Thessaloniki.

  39. Haris Kastanidis

    Haris Kastanidis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Haris Kastanidis is a Greek politician who served as Minister for Justice, Transparency and Human Rights and Minister for the Interior under George Papandreou. A former member of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement, he is now a member of the splinter Movement of Democratic Socialists within the Movement for Change.

  40. Eleni Theocharous

    Eleni Theocharous
    Born in
    Cyprus Flag Cyprus
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with Bachelor's degree in medicine in medicine
    Graduated with Bachelor of Philosophy in philosophy
    Occupations
    pediatric surgeonuniversity teacherpoliticiansurgeon
    Biography

    Eleni Theocharous is a Cypriot paediatric surgeon and politician who leads the political party Solidarity Movement. She was elected to the European Parliament in 2009, re-elected in 2014 and served until 2019. Between 2001 and 2009, Theocharous was a member House of Representatives of Cyprus for the Limassol constituency.

  41. Thanasis Theoharopoulos

    Thanasis Theoharopoulos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Thanassis Theocharopoulos is a agricultural economist, Greek politician and chairman of the Democratic Left (DIMAR). In 2019 he served as Tourism Minister for Syriza.

  42. Leila Ismailava

    Leila Ismailava
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    modeltelevision presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Leila Ryzvanauna Ismailova is a Belarusian journalist leading music TV programs, model of Azerbaijani ancestry. In particular, was host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2010, which was held in Minsk (together with Dzianis Kurian), Leila was the spokesman of the Belarusian voting in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, and has been leading the national selection in Belarus for Eurovision 2012.

  43. Filippos Petsalnikos

    Filippos Petsalnikos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1950-2020 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Filippos Petsalnikos was a Greek politician of the Movement of Democratic Socialists. From 2009 to 2012, he served as Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament. Before, he was a Member of the Hellenic Parliament from 1985 to 2012.

  44. Maria Spiropulu

    Maria Spiropulu
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    researcherphysicist
    Biography

    Maria Spiropulu is the Shang-Yi Ch'en Professor of Physics at the California Institute of Technology. She received her PhD in physics from Harvard and was Enrico Fermi Fellow at the University of Chicago before moving to CERN as a research physicist. She worked at the Tevatron’s collider experiments and at the CERN's Large Hadron Collider with leading roles on detector and trigger R&D and operations and breakthroughs in the searches for dark matter and other new physics including the discovery of the Higgs boson. In 2014, she initiated a program to explore and apply quantum computation and artificial intelligence tools towards accelerating discovery in high energy particle physics and other domain sciences.

  45. Andreas Xanthos

    Andreas Xanthos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    physicianpolitician
    Biography

    Andreas Xanthos is a Greek medical doctor and politician, and Member of the Hellenic Parliament for Rethymno on Crete for Syriza. From 2015 to 2019 he served as the Minister of Health in the Second Tsipras Cabinet. He previously served as an Alternate Minister of Health in the First Tsipras Cabinet and is a member of the Central Committee of Syriza.

  46. Dimitris Mardas

    Dimitris Mardas
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    economistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Dimitris Mardas is a Greek economist and politician who served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs during the Second Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras. He previously served as the Alternate Minister of Revenue in the First Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras. He was a Member of the Hellenic Parliament from 2015 until 2019, representing Thessaloniki B.

  47. Dimitris Sioufas

    Dimitris Sioufas
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1944-2019 (aged 75)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in jurisprudence
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Dimitris Sioufas was a Greek lawyer and New Democracy politician.

  48. Arcibiskup Rastislav

    Arcibiskup Rastislav
    Born in
    Slovakia Flag Slovakia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    archbishoppriest
    Biography

    Metropolitan Rastislav is an Eastern Orthodox bishop and the Primate of the Czech and Slovak Orthodox Church, holding the rank of Metropolitan of the Czech Lands and Slovakia.

  49. Tasos Kourakis

    Tasos Kourakis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1948-2021 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    geneticistphysicianpolitician
    Biography

    Anastasios Kourakis (Greek: Αναστάσιος (Τάσος) Κουράκης; 1948 − 10 October 2021) was a Greek pediatrician, geneticist and politician of the Coalition of the Radical Left (Syriza). From January 2015 until July 2019 he served as Alternate Minister of Education.

  50. Nektaria Karantzi

    Nektaria Karantzi
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in jurisprudence
    Occupations
    cantorsinger
    Biography

    Nektaria Karantzi is a Byzantine and traditional singer from Greece.

  51. María Kóllia-Tsarouchá

    María Kóllia-Tsarouchá
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Maria Kollia Tsaroucha is a Greek politician from Serres, the Deputy Minister of the Interior for Macedonia and Thrace until August 2018 in the Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras and a former member of parliament with Independent Greeks until 7 July 2019. She was also Deputy Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament.

  52. Konstadinos Koukodimos

    Konstadinos Koukodimos
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    athletics competitorpolitician
    Biography

    Konstadinos "Kostas" Koukodimos is a retired Greek long jumper and New Democracy politician, currently serving as the mayor of Katerini, Macedonia. He was named the 1991 Greek Male Athlete of the Year. His family has hails from Agios Dimitrios, Pieria.

  53. Vangelis Apostolou

    Vangelis Apostolou
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Evangelos Apostolou is a Greek Syriza politician who served as the Minister of Agricultural Development and Food in the Second Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras from September 2015 to August 2018. From January to August 2015, he served as the Alternate Minister of Agricultural Development and Food in the First Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras.

  54. Alexandros Rosios

    Alexandros Rosios
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1917-2005 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary personnel
    Biography

    Alexandros Rosios, also known by the nom de guerre Ypsilantis (Υψηλάντης), was a member of the Greek Communist Party (KKE) and officer of the Greek People's Liberation Army (ELAS), and later the Democratic Army of Greece (DSE). On the night of 30 March 1946, he led the attack on the Greek Gendarmerie station in Litochoro, an event traditionally regarded as the starting point of the Greek Civil War.

  55. Andreas Demetriou

    Andreas Demetriou
    Born in
    Cyprus Flag Cyprus
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with Bachelor of Psychology in psychology
    Graduated with PhD in Psychology in psychology
    Occupations
    psychologistprofessorpolitician
    Biography

    Andreas Demetriou is a Greek Cypriot developmental psychologist and former Minister of Education and Culture of Cyprus. Founding Fellow and current president of The Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts.

  56. Neoklis Sarris

    Neoklis Sarris
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1940-2011 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    politicianacademicwriterjuristprofessor
    Biography

    Neoklis Sarris was a Greek Academic, Jurist and Politician. He was born in Istanbul on 5 May 1940, and died in Athens on 19 November 2011 from cancer.

  57. Dimitrios Pandermalis

    Dimitrios Pandermalis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    archaeologist
    Biography

    Dimitrios Pandermalis, is a Professor of Archaeology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, supervisor of the Archaeological site of Dion, Pieria and curator of the new Acropolis Museum.

  58. Konstantinos Floros

    Konstantinos Floros
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1930-.. (age 92)
    Occupations
    university teachermusicologist
    Biography

    Constantin Floros is a Greek-German musicologist. He studied law at the University of Thessaloniki (1947–1951) and then composition and conducting at the Vienna Music Academy. At the same time he studied musicology with Erich Schenk at the Vienna University as well as art history (with C. Swoboda), philosophy and psychology. In 1955 he obtained the doctorate in Vienna with a dissertation on Campioni. He continued his musicological studies with Husmann at Hamburg University (1957–1960), where in 1961 he completed his Habilitation in musicology with a work on the Byzantine kontakion. In 1967 he became supernumerary professor, in 1972 professor of musicology and in 1995 professor emeritus at the University of Hamburg. He received the honorary doctorate from the University of Athens in 1999.

  59. Nektarios Tavernarakis

    Nektarios Tavernarakis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    molecular biologistneuroscientistbiologistgeneticist
    Biography

    Nektarios N. Tavernarakis is a bioscientist, who studies Ageing, Cell death, and Neurodegeneration. He is currently Professor of Molecular Systems Biology at the Medical School of the University of Crete, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Foundation for Research and Technology, in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. He is also the founder and first Director of the Graduate Program in Bioinformatics of the University of Crete Medical School, and has served as Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, where he is heading the Neurogenetics and Ageing laboratory. He was elected Vice President of the European Research Council (ERC) in 2020, and Chairman of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Governing Board and Executive Committee in 2022.

  60. Dorotheos Dbar

    Dorotheos Dbar
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Studied in 2007-2014
    Occupations
    Christian minister
    Biography

    Archimandrite Dorotheos is the archimandrite of Holy Metropolis of Goumenissa, Aksiupol and Policastro under the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and a chairman of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia (HMA).

  61. Vasiliki Kalogera

    Vasiliki Kalogera
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    astronomerastrophysicistphysicist
    Biography

    Vassiliki Kalogera is a Greek astrophysicist. She is a professor at Northwestern University and the Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics. She is a leading member of the LIGO Collaboration that observed gravitational waves in 2015.

  62. Miltiadis Papaioannou

    Miltiadis Papaioannou
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Miltiadis Papaioannou is a Greek politician of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK).

  63. Dimitrios Spandidos

    Dimitrios Spandidos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    virologistresearcher
    Biography

    Demetrios A. Spandidos is a Greek virologist and cancer researcher. He is an emeritus professor at the University of Crete where he was professor of virology from 1989 till 2015. He is also the founder of Spandidos Publications and the editor-in-chief of all eight of its journals.

  64. Zéta Aimilianídou

    Zéta Aimilianídou
    Born in
    Cyprus Flag Cyprus
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with Bachelor of Laws in jurisprudence
    Occupations
    lawyercivil servantpolitician
    Biography

    Zeta Emilianidou, is a Cypriot lawyer and politician, since 4 April 2013 Minister of Labour and Social Security of Cyprus in the first and second cabinet of Nicos Anastasiades. She is an independent, not forming part of any political party.

  65. Georgios Vafopoulos

    Georgios Vafopoulos
    Born in
    North Macedonia Flag North Macedonia
    Years
    1903-1996 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    journalistprosaistwriterliterary criticpoet
    Biography

    Georgios Vafopoulos was a Greek poet, author, teacher and journalist of the 20th century.

  66. Ionas Nicolaou

    Ionas Nicolaou
    Born in
    Cyprus Flag Cyprus
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with law degree in jurisprudence
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Ionas Nicolaou is a Cypriot lawyer and former Democratic Rally politician. He served as Minister of Justice and Public Order during two governments, but left office on 1 June 2019 following his resignation.

  67. Panos Prevedouros

    Panos Prevedouros
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    researcherwriter
    Biography

    Panos D. Prevedouros, is Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, subcommittee chair of the Transportation Research Board (a unit of the National Academy of Engineering), co-author of the textbook Transportation Engineering and Planning, published by Prentice Hall in 1993 and 2001. He was a two-time unsuccessful candidate for Mayor of the City and County of Honolulu, running on a program of absolute opposition to mass transit.

  68. Michalis Tremopoulos

    Michalis Tremopoulos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjournalist
    Biography

    Michalis Tremopoulos is a Greek lawyer, journalist, environmentalist and politician. He was a Member of European Parliament (MEP) from 2009 until Feb 2012.

  69. Konstantinos Varotsos

    Konstantinos Varotsos
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in atmospheric physics
    Occupations
    university teacherphysicist
    Biography

    Costas Varotsos is a Greek physicist known from his contribution to the global climate-dynamics research and remote sensing.

  70. Nikolaos Stampolidis

    Nikolaos Stampolidis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Studied archaeology
    Occupations
    museum directorarchaeologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Nikolaos Chr. Stampolidis ⟨Greek: Νικόλαος (Νικόλας) Χρ. Σταμπολίδης; born 1951 Chania⟩ is a Greek archaeologist who specializes in Geometric and Archaic early Greek history.

  71. Petros Vassiliadis

    Petros Vassiliadis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    theologianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Petros Vassiliadis is a Greek biblical scholar and Professor Emeritus of the Department of Theology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), honorary president of the Center of Ecumenical, Missiological and Environmental Studies “Metropolitan Panteleimon Papageorgiou” (CEMES) and the World Conference of Associations and Theological Institutions and Educators (WOCATI).

  72. Nestor Courakis

    Nestor Courakis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Studied political science and economics
    Occupations
    university teacherwriter
    Biography

    Nestor Courakis is Emeritus Professor of Criminology and Penology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Law and a full-time Professor at the University of Nicosia.

  73. Mercouri Kanatzidis

    Mercouri Kanatzidis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Mercouri Kanatzidis is a Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of chemistry and professor of materials science and engineering at Northwestern University and Senior Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory.

  74. Metropolitan Michael of Austria

    Metropolitan Michael of Austria
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1946-2011 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Metropolitan Michael Staikos was the second Eastern Orthodox metropolitan bishop of Austria; he held the position from 1991 until his death.

  75. Loukas Fourlas

    Loukas Fourlas
    Born in
    Cyprus Flag Cyprus
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with political science degree in political science and economics
    Occupations
    politiciantelevision presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Loukas Fourlas is a Cypriot journalist and politician who has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament for the Democratic Rally since 2019.

  76. Sophocles Sophocleous

    Sophocles Sophocleous
    Born in
    Cyprus Flag Cyprus
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with law degree in jurisprudence
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Sophocles Sophocleous is a Cypriot Movement for Social Democracy politician. He sat as a Member of the European Parliament for Cyprus between 2012 and 2014. He was the Cypriot Minister of Justice and Public Order from 2006 to 2008.

  77. Georgios Petalotis

    Georgios Petalotis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    George S. Petalotis is a Greek politician of the Movement of Democratic Socialists. Under the former Greek prime minister George Papandreou he served as government spokesman and as Deputy Minister for Justice, Transparency and Human Rights.

  78. Aggeliki Kalaitzi

    Aggeliki Kalaitzi
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    beauty pageant contestantmodel
    Biography

    Aggeliki Kalaitzi is a Greek model and beauty pageant contestant who was crowned Miss Hellas 2008. She represented Greece at the Miss World 2008 pageant but did not place.

  79. Bishop Kyrillos Katerelos

    Bishop Kyrillos Katerelos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    Christian ministerhistoriancanon law juristuniversity teacherbishop
    Biography

    Kyrillos Katerelos is the Eastern Orthodox Christian Metropolitan Bishop of Krini (Çesme) and exarch of Malta (Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople). A theologian, church historian, and canonist, he is currently a professor of theology at the University of Athens.

  80. Floros Konstantinou

    Floros Konstantinou
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1952-2018 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    economisthistorianpolitician
    Biography

    Floros Konstantinou was a Greek politician, historian and economist, who served as a Member of the Parliament and Deputy Minister of Agriculture with PASOK. He was a graduate of Political Sciences and a holder of two doctoral degrees, the first with the rural economy and the second in history of Hellenism in Romania.

  81. Ioannis Tassias

    Ioannis Tassias
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1958-2020 (aged 62)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    In 1982 studied theology
    Occupations
    Christian ministergreek orthodox bishop
    Biography

    Ioannis Tassias was a Greek Orthodox bishop, Metropolitan of Langadas as Ioannis of Langada from 2010 until his death in 2020.

  82. Lefteris Christoforou

    Lefteris Christoforou
    Born in
    Cyprus Flag Cyprus
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Graduated with Master of Business Administration in business administration
    Graduated with Bachelor of Economics in economics
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Lefteris Christoforou is a Greek Cypriot politician. He has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) since 2014 and is Head of National Delegation in the European People's Party. He is a member of the Democratic Rally (DISY) and he served as Vise President from 2003 to 2013 and also as Deputy Chairman from 2013 to 2019. He was a member of the Cyprus of Parliament from 1996 to 2014 and represented Famagusta.

  83. Nancy Papalopulu

    Nancy Papalopulu
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    researcherneuroscientist
    Biography

    Athanasia Papalopulu is a Wellcome Trust senior research fellow and Professor of Developmental Neuroscience in the School of Biological Sciences, University of Manchester.

  84. Yannis K. Semertzidis

    Yannis K. Semertzidis
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Yannis K. Semertzidis is a physicist exploring axions as a dark matter candidate, precision physics in storage rings including muon g-2 and proton electric dipole moment. The axion and the pEDM are intimately connected through the strong CP problem. Furthermore, if the pEDM is found to be non-zero, it can help resolve the matter anti-matter asymmetry mystery of our universe. During his research career, he held a number of positions in the Department of Physics in Brookhaven National Laboratory, including initiator and co-spokesperson of the Storage Ring Electric Dipole Moment Collaboration. He is the founding director of the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) Center for Axion and Precision Physics Research, is a professor in the Physics Department of KAIST, and a Fellow of the American Physical Society. With more than 300 publications to his name, his research has been cited over 15,000 times giving him an h-index of 46 and i10-index of 91.

  85. Stefanos Natsinas

    Stefanos Natsinas
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1910-1976 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Stefanos Natsinas was a former Greek politician.

  86. Androniki Drakou

    Androniki Drakou
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    physicianorthopedic surgeon
    Biography

    Androniki Drakou, also known as Nina Drakou, is a Greek doctor descended from Komotini, Greece specialized in orthopedic surgery. She is currently the Director of the Orthopaedics Clinic of Laiko General Hospital.

  87. Georgia Tourassi

    Georgia Tourassi
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Occupations
    researchercomputer scientistphysicist
    Biography

    Georgia "Gina" D. Tourassi is the Director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory health data sciences institute and adjunct Professor of radiology at Duke University. She works on biomedical informatics, computer-aided diagnosis and artificial intelligence in health care.

  88. Ioannis Katsoyiannis

    Ioannis Katsoyiannis
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Ioannis Katsoyiannis is a Greek environmental chemist, currently associate professor at the department of chemistry at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has earned a reputation among aquatic chemists because of his studies on the development of novel technologies for arsenic removal from groundwaters, especially the investigation and development of biological arsenic removal. He was born in Thessaloniki, in Greece and comes from his father's side (Anastasios Katsoyiannis) from the village of Spileon in Grevena and from his mother's side (Mersini Kouimtzi) from Chalastra, a suburb of Thessaloniki mostly known for biggest rice production in Greece and the mussel cultivation and production. His paternal grandfather, Ioannis Katsoyiannis, was one of the founders and the first secretary of the historic football team of Grevena, Pyrsos Grevena, which was founded in 1927! His brother Athanasios Katsoyiannis, also a chemist, is a permanent staff member of the European Commission, working in the joint research center of the European Commission in Ispra, in North Italy. Ioannis is married to the chemist Dr. Athanasia Tolkou.