Georgios Sinas

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Birthday
20, 1783
Birthplace
Greece
Death Date
May 18, 1856 (72)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
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20, 1783
Birthplace
Greece
Death Date
May 18, 1856 (72)

About

Banker and national benefactor who established the Athens National Observatory.

Before Fame

He was chief director of the National Bank of Austria for 25 years.

Trivia

He helped finance the Chain Bridge in Budapest that permanently connected Buda and Pest together across the Danube. His name could be found on the base of the Buda side of the bridge.

Family Life

His mother died while he was still young, and he ended up being raised by his aunt.

Associated With

He died in Austria in 1856 a few months before another influential historical figure Nikola Tesla was born.