Kallirhoe Parren (1861–1940) was a Greek feminist, journalist and writer.She launched the feminist movement with the founding of a newspaper in 1887. Her paper promoted women writers and recovered women's history. She founded the Lyceum of Greek Women in 1911 and successfully lobbied for women's admittance to the University of Athens. She wrote A History of Greek Women from 1650 to 1860. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-y6iA2yUiI, http://www.lykeionellinidon.gr/lyceumportal/default.aspx Greek Mindfulness, Greek Feminist, Paper Promotion, Hellen History, Greek Women, Famous Greek, Writers, Feminist Movement, Parren 1861 1940
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Penelope Delta ( Alexandria, 1874 – Athens, 2 May 1941) was a Greek author of books for children. Practically the first Greek children's books writer, her historical novels have been widely read and influenced Greek popular perceptions on national identity and history. The German invasion of Greece affected her deeply and prompted her to take her own life in April 1941, on the very day the Nazi armies entered Athens.. www.youtube.com/...
Elia Kazan born Elias Kazantzoglou, Greek: Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου; September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history".He was born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire, to ethnic Greek parents.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHN2SbtrFoo
In Kalamata in August, 1821, three issues of the newspaper “Salpinx Elliniki” (“Greek Bugle”) were published, the first newspaper printed and distributed in liberated Greece. Dimitris Ypsilantis had appointed Theoklitos Farmakidis as its “supervisor and publisher”.
“Miss Maggie” Walker, the daughter of a former slave, who in 1903 became the first woman of any race to found and become president of an American bank. Three of its branches still operate. Maggie Walker also founded a newspaper and a department store called “Saint Luke’s Emporium.”
Penelope Delta (1874-1941) was a Greek writer, mainly writing novels for children. Born in Alexandria, Egypt, she was very passionate about Greece, where she left her last breath. She is best known for her novel "Paramythi horis onoma" (1910), "Trelantonis" (1932) and "Sta mystika tou valtou" (1937).
Shidzue Katō (加藤 シヅエ Katō Shizue), March 2, 1897 – December 22, 2001) was a 20th Century Japanese feminist and one of the first women elected to the Diet of Japan. Katō was best known as a pioneer in the birth control movement and a strong supporter of labour reform.
Margarita Karapanou(1946 - 2008) She spent most of her childhood living between Greece and Paris,a cosmopolitan upbringing that makes its presence felt in a variety of ways throughout her work. She was a “worldly writer” but also one remarkably withdrawn, perhaps in part because of such a cosmopolitan existence — maybe it is true that one cannot have a home if one is nowhere at home. Her brilliant 1st novel, Kassandra and the Wolf, was written during the Greek dictatorship.