Ithaca - Notable People

Notable People

  • Odysseas Androutsos (1788 – 1825), hero of the Greek War of Independence
  • Platon Drakoulis (1858 – 1934), philosopher, writer, politician
  • Panagis Lekatsas (1911 – 1970), writer, journalist
  • Lorentzos Mavilis (1860 – 1912), poet
  • Ioannis Metaxas (1871 – 1941), general and dictator of Greece
  • St. Joachim Papoulakis (1786 - 1868), Athonite monk and an Orthodox Saint

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