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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Arianna Huffington (née Arianna Stassinopoulos), liberal pundit and blogger 10356
2 Homer 8565
3 David Sedaris 6663
4 Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born 1921), husband of UK's queen Elizabeth II, born on the island of Corfu. 6527
5 George Michael (Georgios Panayiotou), Greek-British pop singer 6332
6 Charlie Crist, Governor of Florida (2007– ) 5669
7 Sophocles 4533
8 Elia Kazan director in theatre and film (Gentleman's Agreement, A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront, East of Eden, A Face in the Crowd) 3460
9 Thucydides 3258
10 Julia Alexandratou 3210
11 Aristotle Onassis, shipping magnate 3116
12 Aeschylus 3088
13 Euripides 3013
14 Sappho 2960
15 El Greco (1541–1614), born Domenicos Theotokopoulos 2949
16 Aristophanes 2589
17 Plutarch 2566
18 Maria Callas, soprano 2463
19 George Stephanopoulos, former political adviser to President Bill Clinton, television commentator 2093
20 Spiro Agnew, Governor of Maryland (1967–69) and Vice President of the United States under Richard Nixon (1969–73) 2056
21 John Cassavetes, actor (The Dirty Dozen, Rosemary's Baby), writer and director (Husbands, A Woman Under the Influence, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie) 1882
22 Hesiod 1849
23 Michael Dukakis, Governor of Massachusetts (1975–79, 1983–91) and 1988 Democratic Party presidential candidate 1725
24 Nana Mouskouri 1311
25 Eusebius of Caesarea 1218
26 Nick Cassavetes (son of John), actor (Face/Off, The Astronaut's Wife), writer (Blow) and director (John Q, The Notebook) 1217
27 Maria Menounos 1133
28 Constantine II, (born 1940), King of Greece 1113
29 Alexander Payne, writer, producer and director (Election, About Schmidt, Sideways) 1064
30 Demis Roussos, pop singer, formerly with Vangelis in Aphrodite's Child 945
31 Polybius 943
32 Pindar 933
33 Christina Onassis, shipping magnate 871
34 Polycarp 805
35 Khair ad Din (1475–1546), Greek-born Ottoman Turkish Admiral, also known as Barbarossa; (Greek mother) 804
36 Stavros Niarchos, shipping magnate 789
37 Sakis Rouvas, World Music Award-winning pop/rock singer and entertainer 785
38 Nikos Kazantzakis 734
39 Pausanias 692
40 Cassius Dio 690
41 Elena Paparizou (aka Helena Paparizou), winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 representing Greece 684
42 Mike Lazaridis, founder and co-CEO of Research In Motion (RIM) 669
43 Olympia Snowe, Senator from Maine (1995– ) 663
44 Tim Lambesis 644
45 Iannis Xenakis, modernist composer 641
46 Jeffrey Eugenides 633
47 Anna Vissi 629
48 Procopius 628
49 Nicholas Negroponte, Greek-American founder and Chairman Emeritus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab 611
50 Patricia Field 597
51 Constantine I (1868–1923), King of Greece 596
52 Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, entrepreneur 587
53 Menander 571
54 John of Damascus 556
55 George Tenet, director of the CIA (1997–2004) 556
56 Peter George Peterson, Secretary of Commerce under Richard Nixon (1972–73), first Greek American cabinet officer 501
57 Costa-Gavras (Constantinos Gavras), writer, producer and director (Z, State of Siege, Missing) 498
58 Odysseas Elytis, poet and Nobel prizewinner 462
59 Eleftherios Venizelos (1864–1936), Prime Minister 452
60 Constantine P. Cavafy 443
61 Paul (1901–1964), King of Greece 428
62 Markos Moulitsas, blogger and political columnist, founder of the influential liberal blog Daily Kos 428
63 Chris Argyris, organisational theorist 419
64 Mimar Sinan, architect for Suleyman the Magnificent 418
65 Apollodorus 414
66 Irini Merkouri 400
67 Melina Mercouri, actress, singer and politician 389
68 John Negroponte, United States Director of National Intelligence, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations 387
69 Despina Vandi, first Greek artist with a #1 in Billboard (Dance charts-USA); World Music Award winner in 2002 383
70 Cornelius Castoriadis, economist and philosopher 371
71 Christos Papadimitriou, computer scientist 365
72 Nick Galifianakis, Congressman, North Carolina 5th/4th District (1967–73) 360
73 Giorgos Seferis 358
74 John Podesta, White House Chief of Staff for Bill Clinton, head of Obama transition team 350
75 Phil Angelides, California State Treasurer (1999–2007) 344
76 Paris Latsis Shipping. 343
77 Karolos Papoulias (born 1929), current President of Greece (2005–) 343
78 Penelope Spheeris, writer, producer and director (Suburbia, Wayne's World, The Decline of Western Civilization) 342
79 John Varvatos, haute couture – men 340
80 Kostas Martakis, finalist in Greek Eurovision choice of 2008 337
81 George II (1890–1947), King of Greece 327
82 Andreas Papandreou (1919–1996), economist, politician, and three-time Prime Minister 301
83 Makarios III, Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Cyprus 298
84 Paul Tsongas, Senator from Massachusetts (1979–85), candidate for the 1992 Democratic Party presidential nomination 293
85 Kalomoira Saranti, Greek American singer who represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 280
86 Theocritus 275
87 Ioannis Metaxas (1871–1941), dictator of Greece before and during the first part of its participation in World War II 267
88 Paul Sarbanes, Senator from Maryland (1977–2007) 267
89 Peggy Zina 251
90 Callimachus 249
91 Konstantinos Karamanlis (1907–1998), President of Greece and four-time Prime Minister 248
92 Dina Titus, Congresswoman, Nevada 3rd District (2009– ) 237
93 Alex Spanos, Greek-American magnate 234
94 George Pelecanos 233
95 Theodoros Kolokotronis (1770–1843), Greek general in the Greek War of Independence against the rule of the Ottoman Empire 232
96 Stelios Kazantzidis popular singer considered by many as the greatest of Greek popular music. 232
97 Vicky Leandros 230
98 Anacreon 229
99 George Dalaras, renowned contemporary Greek singer 215
100 Elli Kokkinou 212
101 Kostas Karamanlis (born 1956), Prime Minister of Greece and leader of the New Democracy party – Greek-Macedonian 198
102 Georgios Papanikolaou, doctor, Pap smear inventor 188
103 Hecataeus of Miletus 177
104 Basil Zaharoff, arms trader and financier 170
105 Zack Space, Congressman, Ohio 18th District (2007– ) 167
106 Sir Eddie Kulukundis, entrepreneur and arts patron 166
107 Natassa Theodoridou 160
108 Haris Alexiou 160
109 Constantine Kanaris (c. 1794 – 1877), freedom fighter, politician, and later Prime Minister 158
110 Apollo Papathanasio 158
111 Nick Verreos 157
112 Andy Sidaris 155
113 Mario Frangoulis, tenor 144
114 Vicky Kaya model 136
115 Evangelis and Konstantinos Zappas, entrepreneurs and forefathers of modern Olympics 136
116 Suzi Simpson 133
117 Katerina Stikoudi 133
118 Antonis Remos 130
119 Paschalis Terzis 127
120 Nicos Poulantsas, political theorist 125
121 Rigas Feraios 124
122 Giorgos Alkaios 124
123 Kostis Palamas 124
124 Juan de Fuca aka Apostolos Valerianos, born Ioannis (John) Phocas 123
125 Eleftheria Arvanitaki 122
126 Sarbel Michael, represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 120
127 Angela Dimitriou 120
128 Jenny Hiloudaki 120
129 Alcaeus 119
130 Shelley Berkley, Congresswoman, Nevada 1st District (1999– ) 118
131 John Sarbanes (son of Paul) Congressman, Maryland 3rd District (2007– ) 117
132 Alcman 116
133 Frances Townsend, Homeland Security Adviser to President George W. Bush (2004–07) 113
134 Vasilis Karras 109
135 Vasilis Papakonstantinou 104
136 Dionysios Solomos 99
137 Yiannis Latsis Shipping. 97
138 Katia Zygouli – winner of Elite Model Look contest 1996 96
139 Sophie Mirabella, federal politician 96
140 Marlen Angelidou, pop singer, was with Greek pop group Hi-5 96
141 John Brademas, Congressman, Indiana 3rd District (1959–81) 95
142 Giorgos Mazonakis 95
143 George Argyros, U.S. ambassador to Spain and Andorra (2001–04) 95
144 George Bizos, Greek-South African human rights advocate 94
145 Evridiki 93
146 Sophia Kokosalaki, haute couture, women, designer for the 2004 Summer Olympics 93
147 Zoe Cruz, co-president of Morgan Stanley 90
148 Alexandra Cassavetes (daughter of John), documentary director 89
149 Agnes Baltsa, mezzo-soprano 87
150 Evelina Papantoniou 87
151 Irene Skliva – Miss World 1996 84
152 Longus 83
153 Aris Velouchiotis (27 August 1905 – 16 June 1945) , born Athanasios (Thanasis) Klaras, leader of Ethnikos Laikos Apeleftherotikos Stratos (ELAS), the communist segment of Greek guerrilla resistance during World War II 82
154 Joseph Sifakis, computer scientist 82
155 Nicholas Mavroules, Congressman, Massachusetts 6th District (1979–93) 81
156 Gus Bilirakis (son of Mike), Congressman, Florida 9th District (2007– ) 79
157 Art Agnos, Mayor of San Francisco, California (1988–92) 76
158 Panayiotis Zavos, geneticist 75
159 Dimitri Kitsikis, historian, poet 72
160 Spyros Skouras, Greek-American movie mogul, president of 20th Century Fox 72
161 Aleka Papariga (born 1945), current General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) (1991–) 71
162 Alexandros Papadiamantis 70
163 Dimitris Papaioannou, director and choreographer ; creator of the 2004 Summer Olympics ceremonies 69
164 Alexandros Panagoulis 69
165 Michael Psellos 68
166 Kostas Karyotakis 68
167 Milton Katselas, acting teacher and director (Butterflies Are Free, When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?) 68
168 Isaac of Nineveh 67
169 Nikos Kavvadias 66
170 George Christopher, Mayor of San Francisco, California (1956–64) 66
171 Demetrios Christodoulou, mathematical physicist 65
172 Mando 65
173 Tolis Voskopoulos 63
174 Aliki Diplarakou – Miss Europe 1930 62
175 Jean Desses, fashion designer in the 1940s to 1960s 62
176 James Galanos 62
177 Hecataeus of Abdera 61
178 Constantine Phaulkon (1648–1688), first counsellor of King Narai of Siam 61
179 Pavlos Melas (1870–1904), hero of Greek Struggle for Macedonia 61
180 Nikos Zachariadis (1903–1973), former Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) (1931–1957) 60
181 Dimitrios Nanopoulos, astrophysicist 59
182 Michael Dertouzos, internet pioneer 59
183 George Vithoulkas, teacher of Homeopathic medicine 58
184 Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, President of organising committee, Athens 2004 Olympic Games 58
185 Xenophon Zolotas, economist 57
186 Angelos Sikelianos 57
187 Christos Papakyriakopoulos, mathematician 56
188 Christina Lekka – Miss International 1994 55
189 Georgios Hatzianestis (1863–1922), General 54
190 Nicholas A. Peppas, Chaired Professor in Engineering, University of Texas at Austin 53

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