Benakis

Some articles on benakis, benaki:

Athens College 1925-1980
... secretary, Emmanuel Benakis, retired businessman, former Minister and former Mayor of Athens, Petros Calligas, former Minister, Harold Jacquith, Director of the Near East Relief, Nicolas Kyriakides, shipowner ... Later, Emmanuel Benakis who has been a major donator for the College, was named emeritus member and was replaced at the Committee by his son Antonios ... A building was rented at Androu Street for $215 per month, and Emmanuel Benakis and Stephanos Delta covered the first expenses (£2000) ...
Penelope Delta - Writing Career
... moved to Frankfurt, Germany in 1906, when her husband went to run the offices of the Khoremis-Benakis cotton business there, and her first novel Gia tin Patrida (For the Sake of the ... she settled permanently in Athens, where her father, Emmanuel Benakis, had been elected Mayor ... Crazy Anthony 1932), which detailed her mischievous elder brother's Antonis Benakis childhood adventures in late 19th century Alexandria, Mangas (1935), which was about the not ...
Delta House Museum - Athens Campus
... The museum's primary home is in the Benakis' house opposite the National Garden on Queen Sofias Avenue and owes its existence to the generosity of Antonis Benakis, whose family ... In 1931, the Benakis donated the family's house in Athens and their collection of more than 37,000 Islamic and Byzantine objects ... Benakis remained active in the museum until his death in 1954 ...
Antonis Benakis
... Antonis Benakis (Greek Αντώνης Μπενάκης) (1873–1954) was a Greek art collector and the founder of the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece, the son of politician and ... It is certain that Antonis Benakis, the founder of the Benaki Museum, was influenced by the example of his father Emmanuel Benakis (1843–1929), and the ... During his own lifetime Benakis donated the museum that he created to the Greek state, now the world-renowned Benaki Museum ...