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Giorgos Seferis

Giorgos SeferisAKA Giorgios Stylianou Seferiades

Born: 1-Mar-1900
Birthplace: Smyrna, Turkey
Died: 20-Sep-1971
Location of death: Athens, Greece
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, First Cemetery, Athens, Greece

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet, Diplomat

Nationality: Greece
Executive summary: Imerolóyion katastrómatos

Accompanied the Greek government-in-exile during World War II.

Father: Stelios Seferiadis (lawyer)
Mother: Despo
Sister: Maria-Ioanna (b. 16-Jan-1899, d. 7-May-1899)
Sister: Ioanna (b. 1902)
Brother: Angelos (b. 1905)
Wife: Maria Zannou (m. 10-Apr-1941)

    High School: First Classical Gymnasium (1917)
    University: Law, Sorbonne (1918-24)

    Greek Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1957-62)
    Nobel Prize for Literature 1963
    Paralyzed left leg (1961)
    Tracheotomy Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece (Aug-1971)
    Greek Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Dengue Fever

Author of books:
I strofí (1931, poems, trans. The Turning Point)
I stérna (1932, poem, The Cistern)
Mithistórima (1935, poems, Mythical Story)
Ghymnopedhia (1935, poems)
Imerolóyion katastrómatos I (1940, poems, Logbook)
Tetrádhio yimnasmáton (1940, poems, Exercise Book)
Dhokimes (1944, essays, expanded 1961, On the Greek Style)
Imerolóyion katastrómatos II (1945, poems, Logbook II)
Kíkhli (1947, poems, Thrush)
Poiímata 1924-46 (1950, anthology)
Imerolóyion katastrómatos III (1955, poems, republished as Cyprus)
Delphi (1963, poems)
Antigrafes (1965, translations)
Tria kryfa piimata (1966, poems, Three Selected Poems)


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