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Born in Athens

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens is one of the world's oldest cities and is considered the birthplace of democracy. Name these famous persons, which are born in the city of Athens.
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Last updated: January 30, 2023
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Playwright, "Antigone" "Oedipus"
497/496 BC
Sophocles
Important politican and general during the Golden Age of Athens
490 BC
Pericles
Philosopher who is credited as the founder of Western philosophy
469 BC
Socrates
Philosopher, student of ^ and founder of the first institution of higher learning in the Western world
428/427 BC
Plato
Byzantine empress
752
Irene of Athens
King of Greece from 1913 to 1917 and again from 1920 to 1922
1868
Constantine I
King of Greece from 1947 to 1964
1901
Paul
Influential filmmaker and winner of the Palme d'Or, ""Eternity and a Day"
1935
Theo Angelopoulos
Prime Minister of Greece from 2011 to 2012 and Vice President of the European Central Bank from 2002 to 2010
1947
Loukas Papademos
Prime Minister of Greece from 2012 to 2015
1951
Andonis Samaras
Prime Minister of Greece from 2004 to 2009
1956
Kostas Karamanlis
Cinematographer, "Ford v Ferrari" "Walk the Line"
1962
Phedon Papamichael
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American drummer and founding member of Mötley Crüe
1962
Tommy Lee
Prime Minister of Greece since 2019
1968
Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Director, "The Lobster" "The Favourite"
1973
Yorgos Lanthimos
Prime Minister of Greece from 2015 to 2019
1974
Alexis Tsipras
Actress, "Dogtooth" "The Lobster"
1975
Angeli Papoulia
French actress, "The Lobster" "Assassin's Creed"
1984
Ariane Labed
Pole vaulter, she won the gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games
1990
Katerina Stefanidi
Goalkeeper of the Greek national team, Arminia Bielefeld
1994
Stefanos Kapino
Basketball player and two-times MVP, Milwaukee Bucks "Greek Freak"
1994
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Tennis player and Semi Finalist of the French Open and US Open 2021
1995
Maria Sakkari
Tennis player, French Open Finalist 2021 and Australian Open Finalist 2023
1998
Stefanos Tsitsipas
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