List of Famous People Born in Greece

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known as Hellas, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 million as of 2018; Athens is its largest and capital city, followed by Thessaloniki.

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1. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Philip of Greece and Denmark

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Male. member of the British Royal Family, consort to Queen Elizabeth II
First Name: Prince
Last Name: Edinburgh
Born on June 10, 1921 (age 101)

2. Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great
Male. king of Macedon
First Name: Alexander
Last Name: Great
Born on July 20, -0356
Died on June 10, -0323 (aged 33)
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3. Aristotle

Male. ancient Greek philosopher
Died on November 30, -0322

4. Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo
Male. Greek professional basketball player
First Name: Giannis
Born on December 6, 1994 (age 27)
Height: 210 cm | 6'11
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5. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Male. Founder of the Republic of Turkey
First Name: Mustafa
Last Name: Atatürk
Born on November 30, 1880
Died on November 10, 1938 (aged 57)

6. Tommy Lee

Tommy Lee
Male. American drummer
First Name: Tommy
Last Name: Lee
Born on October 3, 1962 (age 59)
Height: 188 cm | 6'2
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7. Pythagoras

Male. ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher
Died on November 30, -0496
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8. Adele Neuhauser

Adele Neuhauser
Female. Austrian actress
First Name: Adele
Born on January 17, 1959 (age 63)
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9. Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark

Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
Male. Greek prince
First Name: Prince
Last Name: Denmark
Born on February 2, 1882
Died on December 3, 1944 (aged 62)
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10. Stefanos Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitsipas
Male. Greek tennis player
First Name: Stefanos
Born on August 12, 1998 (age 24)
Height: 193 cm | 6'4
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11. Fofi Gennimata

Fofi Gennimata
Female. Greek politician
First Name: Fofi
Born on November 17, 1964
Died on October 25, 2021 (aged 56)

12. Vicky Leandros
Βασιλική Παπαθανασίου

Vicky Leandros
Female. Greek-German singer
First Name: Vicky
Last Name: Leandros

13. Oruç Reis

Oruç Reis
Male. native of Mitylene; turned corsair; became sovereign of Algiers
First Name: Oruç
Last Name: Reis
Died on January 1, 1518

14. Maria Sakkari

Maria Sakkari
Female. Greek female tennis player
First Name: Maria
Last Name: Sakkari
Born on July 25, 1995 (age 27)
Height: 172 cm | 5'8
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15. Andreas Michailidis

Andreas Michailidis
Male. Greek mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter
First Name: Andreas
Last Name: Michailidis
Born on July 18, 1988 (age 34)
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16. Democritus

Male. Ancient Greek philosopher, pupil of Leucippus, founder of the atomic theory
Born on January 1, -0460
Died on January 1, -0360 (aged 100)

17. Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark

Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark
Female. Greek and Danish princess
First Name: Princess
Last Name: Denmark
Born on June 22, 1911
Died on November 16, 1937 (aged 26)
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18. Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
Marina of Greece and Denmark

Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
Female. Princess of the Greek royal house
First Name: Princess
Last Name: Denmark
Born on December 13, 1906
Died on August 27, 1968 (aged 61)
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19. Muhammad Ali Pasha
محمد علي المسعود بن إبراهيم آغا

Muhammad Ali Pasha
Male. Wali of Egypt and Sudan
First Name: Muhammad
Last Name: Pasha
Born on March 4, 1769
Died on August 2, 1849 (aged 80)

20. Pericles

Male. ancient Greek statesman, orator, and general of Athens
Died on January 1, -0429
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