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Dionysios Kokkinos (Greek: Διονύσιος Κόκκινος; 1884–1967) was a Greek historian and writer.
Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, historically also known as Hellas, is a country located in Southern and Southeast Europe, with a population of approximately 11 million as of 2016. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki.
Kokkinos was born in Pyrgos in Elis. He studied at the Medical School at the University of Athens, he otherwise cut his studies and he later educated history and literature. He published the paper Mellon (=Future) as well as the Akropoli , Kathimerini , Patrida , Protevoussa , Elliniki , Proia and Ethnos . He became a leader of the National Library and a member of the Athens Academy in 1955. In 1960 he completed his major work, the History of the Greek Revolution, in 12 volumes.
Pyrgos is the capital of the Elis regional unit in Greece. The city is located in the western part of the Peloponnese, in the middle of a plain, 4 kilometres from the Ionian Sea. The river Alfeios flows into sea about 7 km (4 mi) south of Pyrgos. The population of the town Pyrgos is 25,180, and of the municipality 47,995 (2011). Pyrgos is 16 km (10 mi) west of Olympia, 16 km (10 mi) southeast of Amaliada, 70 km (43 mi) southwest of Patras and 85 km (53 mi) west of Tripoli.
Elis or Ilia is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Western Greece. It is situated in the western part of the Peloponnese peninsula. Its capital is Pyrgos.
Mellon was a Greek-language socialist weekly newspaper, founded in 1909. Mellon was published from Athens, the first issue came out in March 1909. The newspaper was founded by Dionysios Kokkinos. The modern Greek literature scholar A. Steinmetz, was Kokkinos' most important collaborator.
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Manos Hatzidakis was a Greek composer and theorist of Greek music. He was also one of the main proponents of the "Éntekhno" form of music . In 1960 he received an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his song Never on Sunday from the film of the same name.
Head On is a 1998 Australian drama film directed by Ana Kokkinos. Based on the novel Loaded written by Christos Tsiolkas, it stars Alex Dimitriades as a young, repressed gay man of Greek descent living in inner city Melbourne. The film gained notoriety upon its release for its sexual explicitness, including a graphic masturbation scene performed by Dimitriades and numerous sex scenes. The film received mixed-to-positive reviews from critics, with positive reviewers praising its stark realism, the lead performance by Dimitriades and the uncompromising subject matter.
Ana Kokkinos is an Australian film and television director and screenwriter of Greek descent. Kokkinos was born in Melbourne and prior to her career in film, she worked as an industrial lawyer. Kokkinos has since directed three feature-length films and two short films. She has won numerous awards for her films. Kokkinos has also directed television shows such as The Secret Life of Us and The Time of Our Lives.
Andreas Metaxas was a Greek politician, fighter of the Greek War of Independence and diplomat from Cephalonia. He was prime minister of Greece from September 3, 1843 to February 16, 1844. The military leaders of the revolution gave him the ironic nickname of Conte Lalas due to his injury during the Battle of Lalas.
Dimitrios Kallergis was a fighter of the Greek War of Independence, major general, politician and one of the most important protagonists of the 3 September 1843 Revolution.
The Ano Patisia station is an Athens Metro station in Ano Patisia, Athens, Greece. It is located at 15.269 km from the starting point in Piraeus. The current station is built on a viaduct at the location of a train station on the former Lavriou Square-Strofyli railway line.
Michael Soutzos, was a member of the Soutzos family of Phanariotes, he was the grandson of Michael Drakos Soutzos; he was in turn a Prince of Moldavia, between 12 June 1819 and 29 March 1821. He was initiated into Filiki Eteria, he supported the Greek revolution in Moldavia and Wallachia and after the creation of the Greek state, he served as ambassador of the country abroad.
The Kalamatianós is one of the best known dances of Greece. It is a popular Greek folkdance throughout Greece, Cyprus and internationally and is often performed at many social gatherings worldwide. As is the case with most Greek folk dances, it is danced in chain with a counterclockwise rotation, the dancers holding hands.
Koulis (Ioannis) Stoligkas or Stoligas, was a Greek actor, one of the most loved stars in the Greek cinema and played in several movies including Exo oi kleftes. He lived his final years away from the limelight and journaled along with his two brothers and had no children. He was buried at the cemetery of Kokkinos Mylos in Nea Filadelfeia, Athens.
The Electric Railways Museum of Piraeus is a railway museum in Piraeus, Greece. The museum was established in 2005 in the space of the former Post Office in Piraeus railway station. The museum displays a collection of small size items, photographs and documents related to the history of Athens-Piraeus Railway, Hellenic Electric Railways (EIS), Piraeus-Perama light railway, Piraeus Harbour tramway, Electric Transport Company (IEM) and Athens-Piraeus Electric Railways (ISAP). The museum also owns a collection of approximately 2000 small and medium size items and 3000 books, leaflets and other documents, currently in storage.
Manousos Manousakis is a well-known Greek director, producer, writer and actor. He was born in Athens, Greece on 14 January 1950. He studied at the London Film School. His spouse is named Maria and they have two children. He is a nephew of Irene Papas and first cousin of Aias Manthopoulos. He is an avid sailor and has won several regattas.
The first railway signalling in Greece was installed on the Athens–Piraeus Railway at the turn of the 20th Century, when semaphores and boards were added with the line’s electrification. Other Greek trains at that time were controlled by signals given manually by station masters. During World War II, German occupation forces installed mechanically-operated semaphore signals at the entrance to all stations, with some light signals at busy stations. Modern signalling is provided through colour light signals. Radio communication between train stations and drivers was introduced in 1973 and digital communication is an ongoing present-day introduction.
Giannis Voglis was a Greek actor.
Apostolis Kolokotronis was a chieftain of the Greek War of Independence and an officer of the Greek army from Arcadia. He was member of the well-known Kolokotronis family.
Stefanos Chalis was a Greek chieftain and a fighter of the Greek War of Independence from Crete. He was the younger brother of fighters of the Revolution, Vassilios and Ioannis, who were also notable chieftains.
Mitros Petrovas or Mitropetrovas was a military leader of the Greek War of Independence from Messenia and one of the leaders of the anti-government riots during the Bavarian regency of Greece.
Michalis Kourmoulis was a Greek leader of the Greek War of Independence from Crete and one of the major military leaders on the island during the war.
The Battle of the Trench was fought near Tripolitsa in Arcadia in August 1821 during the first year of the Greek War of Independence between the Greek revolutionary forces led by Theodoros Kolokotronis and the Ottoman garrison of Tripolitsa. The battle ended with the complete victory of the Greeks.
Georgios Panou was a Greek ship-owner, member of the Filiki Eteria, fighter and politician of the Greek War of Independence from Spetses. He was distinguished for his participation in the naval operations of the Greek revolution.
Ulysses Kokkinos is a Greek Australian former soccer player and manager, known primarily for his career in Victorian soccer, in particular with South Melbourne Hellas. He also played in his native Greece with Panathinaikos, Paniliakos and Panserraikos. In the early 1970s, he represented the state of Victoria against various touring sides, making five appearances and scoring twice.