Nikos Kavvadias

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Birthday
11, 1910
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Feb 10, 1975 (65)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
11, 1910
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Feb 10, 1975 (65)

About

Greek poet and author whose best-known works include Marabou, Fog, and other poetry collections. His prose works include Of War/On My Horse and The Shift.

Before Fame

He fought in World War II. During the war years, he joined both the Communist Party and the National Liberation Front.

Trivia

His novel The Shift focuses on the lives of sailors.

Family Life

He was born in Russia to Greek parents. When he was eleven years old, he and his family moved to the Port of Athens.

Associated With

His writing was deeply influenced by the work of Charles Baudelaire.

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