Penelope Delta, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Penelope Delta

Greek children's writer

Date of Birth: 24-Apr-1874

Place of Birth: Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

Date of Death: 02-May-1941

Profession: writer, poet, artist, children's writer

Nationality: Greece

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Penelope Delta

  • Penelope Delta (Greek: ???e??p? ???ta; 1874, Alexandria, Khedivate of Egypt – 2 May 1941, Athens) was a Greek author of teenage literature.
  • Practically the first Greek writer of books for children, her historical novels have been widely read and influenced Greek popular perceptions on national identity and history.
  • Through her long-time association with Ion Dragoumis, Delta was thrust in the middle of the turbulent early 20th-century Greek politics, from the Macedonian Struggle to the National Schism.
  • She committed suicide on the day German troops entered Athens in World War II.

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