People from Lefkada

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  1. Evangelia Aravani

    Evangelia Aravani


    Evangelia Aravani also spelled Evagelia Aravani, (Greek: Ευαγγελία Αραβανή) born 1985 in Lefkada, is a Greek fashion model. At the Miss Star Hellas pageant, she won the title of Miss Star Hellas in 2005 and was chosen to represent Greece at the Miss Universe 2005 pageant where she placed 11th. In 2006, Aravani continued to pursue a modeling career and appeared on the covers of numerous fashion magazines. Aravani was a special guest at the official Cypriot beauty contest, whose winners go on to represent Cyprus at the Miss Universe and Miss World pageants.

  2. Agnes Baltsa

    Agnes Baltsa


    Agnes Baltsa (Greek: Aγνή Mπάλτσα; born 19 November 1944) is a leading Greek mezzo-soprano.

  3. Lafcadio Hearn

    Lafcadio Hearn


    Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (hɜrn; 27 June 1850 – 26 September 1904), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲), was an international writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. In the United States, Hearn is also known for his writings about the city of New Orleans based on his ten-year stay in that city.

  4. Petros Soumilas

    Petros Soumilas


    Petros Soumilas or Soumilis (Greek: Πέτρος Σουμίλας/Σουμίλης) was a Greek Army officer who reached the rank of Lieutenant General.

  5. Dimitrios Golemis

    Dimitrios Golemis


    Dimitrios (or Demetrius) P. Golemis (Greek: Δημήτριος Γολέμης; November 15, 1874 in Lefkada - January 9, 1941) was a Greek athlete. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.

  6. Justine Frangouli-Argyris

    Justine Frangouli-Argyris


    Justine Frangouli-Argyris (Greek: Ιουστίνη Φραγκούλη-Αργύρη; born 1959) is a Greek author and journalist. She was born on the Greek island of Lefkada, where she completed her primary and secondary education. A graduate of the University of Athens Law School's Political Science department, Frangouli-Argyris has been a contributor to daily newspapers, radio, television and magazines in Greece since 1983.

  7. Angelos Fetsis

    Angelos Fetsis


    Angelos Fetsis (Greek: Άγγελος Φέτσης, born 1878, date of death unknown) was a Greek athlete. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.

  8. Apostolos Kaklamanis

    Apostolos Kaklamanis


    Apostolos Kaklamanis (Greek: Απόστολος Κακλαμάνης) (born September 7, 1936 in Lefkada) is a Greek politician and member of the Greek Parliament for the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) for the Athens B constituency.

  9. Spyros Vrettos

    Spyros Vrettos


    Spyros Vrettos (Greek: Σπύρος Βρεττός, born 1960 in the island of Lefkada) is a Greek poet. He later studied at law school in the University of Athens.

  10. Angelos Sikelianos

    Angelos Sikelianos


    Angelos Sikelianos (Greek: Άγγελος Σικελιανός; 28 March 1884 – 19 June 1951) was a Greek lyric poet and playwright. He wrote on national history, religious symbolism, and universal harmony in poems such as The Light-Shadowed, Prologue to Life, Mother of God, and Delphic Utterance. His plays include Sibylla, Daedalus in Crete, Christ in Rome, The Death of Digenis, The Dithyramb of the Rose and Asklepius. He was the first twentieth-century Greek poet nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature

  11. Tzavalas Karousos

    Tzavalas Karousos


    Tzavalas Karousos (Greek: Τζαβαλάς Καρούσος; September 8, 1904 – January 3, 1969) was a Greek actor.

  12. Antonis Roupakiotis

    Antonis Roupakiotis

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    Antonis Roupakiotis (Greek: Αντώνης Ρουπακιώτης) is a Greek lawyer from Athani, Lefkada, who was elected for two tenures as chairman of the Athens Bar Association, and is a member of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority.

  13. Aristotelis Valaoritis

    Aristotelis Valaoritis


    Aristotelis Valaoritis (Greek: Αριστοτέλης Βαλαωρίτης; Lefkada, 1824 – Lefkada, 1879) was a Greek poet, representative of the Heptanese School (literature), and politician. He was also the great-grandfather of Nanos Valaoritis, one of the most distinguished writers of Greece.

  14. Panos G. Rontoyannis

    Panos G. Rontoyannis

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    Panos G. Rontoyannis (June 20, 1911 in Lefkas - December 26, 1996 in Athens) was a philologist-historian of Lefkas.

  15. Maria Vamvakinou

    Maria Vamvakinou

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    Maria Vamvakinou (Greek: Μαρία Βαμβακινού) (born 4 January 1959 in Lefkada, Greece), is an Australian politician. She has been member of the Australian House of Representatives since November 2001, representing the Division of Calwell, Victoria for the Australian Labor Party. She is a member of its Socialist Left faction.

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