George Seferis
(1900-1971)

Died aged c. 71

Giorgos or George Seferis (Greek: Γιώργος Σεφέρης), the pen name of Georgios Seferiades (Γεώργιος Σεφεριάδης; March 13 [O.S. February 29] 1900 – September 20, 1971), was a Greek poet-diplomat. He was one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate. He was a career diplomat in the Greek Foreign Service, culminating in his appointment as Ambassador to the UK, a post which he held from 1957 to 1962.

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George Seferis 1900-1971 Greek Ambassador, poet and Nobel laureate lived here 1957-1962

51 Upper Brook Street, Westminster, W1, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1957-1962)

George Seferis 1900-1971 poet, Nobel prizewinner, Greek ambassador, lived here

7 Sloane Avenue, SW3, London, United Kingdom where they lived