Odysseas Elytis bio

Birth Name: Odysseas Elytis

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Greece

Date Of Birth: November2, 1911

Date Of Death: March 18, 1996

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Greek

Odysseas Elytis was born on the 2nd of November, 1911. He was known for being a Poet. Greek poet and 1979 Nobel Prize in Literature recipient who was associated with the Romantic Modernism movement. His poetic works include Orientations, The Sovereign Sun, and Diary of an Invisible April.

Odysseas Elytis was born in Greece. He was born into a family from Lesbos, Greece, and served as a military lieutenant in the late 1930s. He wrote a poem that was set to music and became a popular Greek anthem.

Odysseas Elytis was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Odysseas Elytis was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Odysseas Elytis is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Odysseas Elytis was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME:Odysseas Elytis
RELIGION:Greek Orthodox
BIRTH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Odysseas Elytis was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Odysseas Elytis was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Odysseas Elytis had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Odysseas Elytis’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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