Ioannis Diakidis

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Ioannis Diakidis
Ιωάννης Διακίδης
Born 1867
Symi (now in Greece)
Died 1962
Patras, Greece
Occupation Writer

Ioannis Diakidis (Greek: Ιωάννης Διακίδης), 1867–1962) was a Greek writer. He was born on the island of Symi in the Dodecanese at the time was part of the Ottoman Empire. He was a soccer player at the Panachaikos with many wins in games. He constructed a mountainous refuge in the Panachaiko mountains, he gave to the government a residence at Korinthou Street and he donated the funds to build the School of People where it was named Diakideios (Greek: Διακίδειος) to honor him. He was the brother of Themistoklis Diakidis, olympic medal winner.

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  • The first version of the article is translated and is based from the article at the Greek Wikipedia