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Dionysios Kokkinos (Greek: Διονύσιος Κόκκινος; 1884–1967) was a Greek historian and writer.

Greece republic in Southeast Europe

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, Elis Place in Greece

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 (regional unit) Regional unit in Western Greece, Greece

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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