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Greece’s Crazy Girl, actress Zoi Laskari, passed away at 73

She was THE beauty of the golden age of the Greek cinema industry and the country’s ‘Crazy Girl’ after a song she sang in one of her best films. Zoi Laskari. She was found dead in her home in Porto Rafti on Friday. She was 73 years old. Crazy Girl …

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Kostas Efimeros, founder of independent media The Press Project dies at 42

The founder and the soul of Greek independent media The Press Project, Kostas Efimeros, passed away at the age of 42. He died after a heart attack on Tuesday morning. His partner Graneta Karatza confirmed the new with a post on Facebook. posted the news on social media. “My Kostas …

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Music legend Loukianos Kilaidonis passes away at the age of 74

One of Greece’s music legends, composer, songwriter and singer, Loukianos Kilaidonis passed away at the age of 74 his family announced on Tuesday. In the last days, Kilaidonis was hospitalized in an Athens hospital. He had long suffered from heart problems. He died of heart failure and respiratory infection. He …

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Oldest Greek passes away at the age of 112!

The oldest Greek passed away at the age of 112. His name was Theodoros Masouras and he was farmer from profession. His hobby was writing poetry. He was from a village in Ileia, Western Peloponesse and had moved to Achaia years ago. During his long life he witnessed the most …

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Unforgettable! George Michael enters stage holding the Greek flag (video)

The death of George Michael on Christmas day shocked the world. And this not only because his hit Last Christmas has been playing all over since 1984. He was just 53 years old. A day after his death was announced everything about him has been written by international media and …

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Former President Kostis Stephanopoulos passed away at the age of 90

One of the most popular Greek politician and president of the Republic, Konstantinos (Kostis) Stephanopoulos passed away at the age of 90. The conservative politician served as President of the Greek Republic two consecutive terms from 1995 to 2005. He was admitted to a hospital in Athens on Tuesday diagnosed …

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Actor Andreas Barkoulis passed away at the age of 80

Famous Greek actor Andreas Barkoulis passed away at the age of 80 in an Athens hospital where he was struggling against cardio-respiratory problems. Andreas Barkoulis was an actor for cinema, theater and television. Born in Piraeus on August 4, 1936, he studied acting and during his graduation he was featured …

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Campaigner for Parthenon Marbles, Eddie O’Hara, passed away

The leader of the British campaign to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, Eddie O’Hara, passed way at the age of 78. He became chairman of the British Committee for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles (BCRPM) in 2010. The BCRPM  formed in 1983, supports Greek demands for the London …

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Grande Dame of Greek Theater, Anna Synodinou, passes away at age of 88

One of the most emblematic personalities of the Greek theater, actress Anna Synodinou passed away at the age of 88 after a long disease. Anna Synodinou who served also as member of the Greek Parliament was born in the town of Loutraki on November 21st 1927. An actress with a …

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Famous singer Demis Roussos passed away at the age of 68 in Athens

World famous Greek singer Demis Roussos passed away at the age of 68. According to Greek media, the reason of his death in the early morning hours of Sunday is unknown, but the singer has been suffering from various health problems in the last years. He died in private hospital …

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Athens: Loukanikos, the famous riot dog, passed away

Loukanikos, the famous riot dog of Athens has apparently passed away. According to newspaper Avgi Online, the famous four-legged passed away already last May. He was a little over ten years old. Loukanikos became famous and gains admirers all over the world when he ‘led’ the anti-austerity protests in Athens. …

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The Greek Voice: Jenny Vanou passed away at 75

Jenny Vanou: one of the greatest Greek singers. The woman with the incredible crystal clear voice. The woman who was called “The Voice”. The ‘muse’ for many Greek composers. The star of the 1960’s and 1970’s. Jenny Vanou passed away at the age of 75 after long battle with cancer, …

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Cyprus’ former President Glafkos Clerides dies at 94

Former president of Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides passed away early Friday evening at the age of 94. Glafkos Clerides was one of the most prominent personalities of Cyprus, who tried to unify the divided island and guided the country to European Union membership. Irony of the history. Glafkos Clerides passed …

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Great Greek singer Poly Panou, 73, passes away after battle with cancer

One of the greatest voices of Greece, one of the grande dames of Greek popular music, Poly Panou passed away on Friday losing a long battle against cancer. She was 73 years old. Her songs and her original voice made her one of the best Greeks female singers. Every song …

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Deputy Parliament Speaker Athanasios Nakos passed away at 63

Deputy speaker of Greek parliament,  Athanasios Nakos has died at the age of 63, Greek media reported on Thursday afternoon. Nakos had recently undergone a heart surgery and was hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit of a private hospital in Athens. Greek private Mega TV mentioned ‘some post operation complications’ as …

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Actor and former MP Costas Karras Passed Away at the Age of 76

Popular actor and former lawmaker from Nea Dimocratia Costas Karras, 76,  passed away on Sunday in Athens due to cancer complications.  A man with profound talent, a unigue voice and a chairy heart. Costas Karras ( 21 June 1936 – 6 May 2012) had studied Political Sciences and was a graduate …

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Famous Greek Folk Singer Domna Samiou Died at 84

One of the most famous Greek folk singers, Domna Samiou, passed away in an Athens hospital last Saturday at the age of 84. For over half a century, the “Grande Dame of the Greek folk music” had been collecting, recording and performing traditional songs of Greece. Her death leavs an irreplaceable …

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Italian Song-Writer Lucio Dalla Dies During Concert Tour

One of my favorite singers passed away this morning. Italian song-writer Lucio Dalla. He died in the morning of March 1st, just three days before his 69th birthday, right after having had breakfast. His death was due to a heart attack. He was in Montreux (Switzerland) for his new tournée. He performed …

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