VASILIOS PATSOURAKOS ANDREAS PATSOURAKOS DEMETRIOS PATSOURAKOS KANELLA LIAKAKOS CHRISTINA-ELLI PATSOURAKOS GARYFALLINA-LEDA PATSOURAKOS VASILIOS-VRASIDAS PATSOURAKOS SPYROS-KALLICTRATIDAS PATSOURAKOS DEMETRIOS-MINDAROS PATSOURAKOS ANDREAS-AGISANDRIDAS PATSOURAKOS SOFIA-ATHINA PATSOURAKOS MARIA-THEANO PATSOURAKOS ZAFIRIA ELEFTHERIOU ANARGYROS PATSOURAKOS PANAGIOTIS PATSOURAKOS CHRISTINA PAPOUTZAKIS Mini tree diagram
Ioannis Patsourakos

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IOANNIS PATSOURAKOS

28th Sep 1873 - 15th Jul 1937

PHILOLOGIST - WRITER - LAWYER - POLITICIAN

Life History

28th Sep 1873

Born in MAVROVOUNI, GYTHIO, LACONIA

1903

Married KANELLA LIAKAKOS

4th Jun 1905

Death of KANELLA LIAKAKOS in GYTHIO, LACONIA

1906

Married ZAFIRIA ELEFTHERIOU

13th May 1907

Birth of daughter CHRISTINA-ELLI PATSOURAKOS in PIRAEUS

13th Oct 1908

Birth of daughter GARYFALLINA-LEDA PATSOURAKOS in PIRAEUS

10th Apr 1910

Birth of son VASILIOS-VRASIDAS PATSOURAKOS in PIRAEUS

11th Jan 1912

Birth of son SPYROS-KALLICTRATIDAS PATSOURAKOS in PIRAEUS

23rd Nov 1913

Birth of son DEMETRIOS-MINDAROS PATSOURAKOS in PIRAEUS

11th Feb 1915

Birth of son ANDREAS-AGISANDRIDAS PATSOURAKOS in PIRAEUS

1st Mar 1917

Birth of daughter SOFIA-ATHINA PATSOURAKOS in GYTHIO, LACONIA

25th Feb 1919

Birth of daughter MARIA-THEANO PATSOURAKOS in PIRAEUS

15th Jul 1937

Died in SALAMIS

Notes

  • John Patsourakos was the third of five sons of Vasilios Patsourakos and Christina Papoutzaki. He was born on September 28th, 1873 in Mavrovouni Gythion, where his father was one of the first teachers of the Greek state.
    He completed his elementary studies in GYTHIO and in 1893 received a degree in Literature from the University of Athens. In the same year he was appointed principal in GYTHIO and later in Karditsa. At the age of 25 he was declared a Doctor of Literature having prepared a thesis entitled «Treatise on ancient Gythion» (1902).
    Same time he was curator of Antiquities Gythion, where he discovered the ancient aqueduct of the city. In 1910-11 and again in 1912 he was elected MP in double Review Laconia House, where he was distinguished as a defender of Katharevousa (formal Greek language). He is also referred to verbal debates with Eleftherios Venizelos on the language issue in the House on 28 February and 8 March 1911. During the ethnic divide (1915-19) he was chased because of his preference to the King and seeking refuge he was self-exiled in  Konakia and Strotza (Prosilio), where he remained for about 3 years (1916-19) extending his authorship . In 1919 he was nominated a graduate of the Faculty of the University of Athens. Alongside he was regular partner of the Archaeological Society in 1914.
    During the interwar period he published the newspaper «Piraiki» (1921), while he was writing in the newspapers «Globe», «Columnist», «Courage» and «Flag», «Forward» and «Athens».
    Apart from political and intellectual work Patsourakos John had a rich educational activity. He taught at the Pedagogical Academy Ralleio in Piraeus for 30 years (1907-37), where he serviced also as headmaster. Alongside he taught in private schools in Piraeus, as the Lyceum «Plato» and the Papacostas and Stavrianos School. The ambition to develop the intellectual level of the people was one of the main cares. He founded the «Association of Laconian in Piraeus».
    He wrote many works mostly philosophical, literal, archaeological and historical, as well as plays poems, novels, etc. Of all his works 14 have been published. Distinguished between them: «The Mani and Maniots» (1910, reprinted Adouloti Mani 2000), the historical novel «The mysterious Pirate» (1927, fictional biography of the notorious Maniatis pirate of 17th century Lyberakis Gerakaris), the historical drama «Constantine the eleventh» (1927), the essay «War Father of All» (1933), a «Grammar and structural handbook of the Greek language» (1931), the historical essay «An historical aspect of ancient Piraeus» (1932 ), the essay «The mirror Republic» (1933) and «Ypothikai» (1925). His unpublished works include among others the «Ancient treatise on the Las» (1903), the «Ancient treatise on Egio» (1906) and «Maniatikes historical pages, or four aspects of importance in the history of Mani» (1932).
    Patsourakos John was married to Zafiria Eleftheriou and gained eight children: Christina-Elli, Garyfallina-Lida, Vasilios-Vrasidas, Spyridon-Kallikratidas, Dimitrios-Mindaros, Andreas-Agisandridas, Sofia-Athina and Maria-Theano.
    He died in his holiday home in Ampelakia Salamis on 15 July 1937 and was buried in Piraeus.

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