George Averoff

1815 - 1899

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George M. Averoff (15 August 1815, Metsovo – 15 July 1899, Alexandria), alternately Jorgos Averof or Georgios Averof (in Greek: Γεώργιος Αβέρωφ), was a businessman and philanthropist. He is one of the great national benefactors of Greece. Born in the town of Metsovo (Epirus, Greece, then Ottoman Empire), Averoff moved to Alexandria while still young. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Averoff has received more than 81,871 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. George Averoff is the 288th most popular businessperson, the 542nd most popular biography from Greece and the 2nd most popular Greek Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, George Averoff ranks 288 out of 604Before him are Vicente Calderón, Maurizio Arrivabene, Bruce Buck, Paul Rusesabagina, Melitta Bentz, and Armand Hammer. After him are John McAfee, Kenneth Arnold, Rinat Akhmetov, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Pierre Veyron, and Tadashi Yanai.

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Among people born in 1815, George Averoff ranks 42Before him are Elizabeth Cady Stanton, John A. Macdonald, James Legge, Robert Volkmann, Charles Renouvier, and Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz. After him are Jean-Delphin Alard, Louis Le Chatelier, Johann Gottfried Piefke, Pavel Fedotov, Halfdan Kjerulf, and Seru Epenisa Cakobau. Among people deceased in 1899, George Averoff ranks 34Before him are Matsumura Sōkon, Vincas Kudirka, Henry Becque, Dwight L. Moody, Garret Hobart, and Antonio Guzmán Blanco. After him are Gaston Tissandier, Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe, Heymann Steinthal, José Ferraz de Almeida Júnior, Lucien Quélet, and Mór Than.

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Among people born in Greece, George Averoff ranks 542 out of 855Before him are Nikolaos Andriakopoulos (1878), Dinostratus (-390), Spyridon Marinatos (1901), Haris Alexiou (1950), Charilaos Trikoupis (1832), and Cephisodotus the Younger (-400). After him are Adamantios Androutsopoulos (1919), Ieronymos II of Athens (1938), Petros Persakis (1879), Ioannis Mitropoulos (1874), Chremonides (-400), and Antigone of Epirus (-350).


Among businesspeople born in Greece, George Averoff ranks 2Before him are Stavros Niarchos (1909). After him are Sam Panopoulos (1934).