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Nikiphoros Vrettakos

Nikiphoros Vrettakos (1913-1991) was a poet and scholar, who marked the work of the twentieth century. He was born in Krokees Lakonia and published more than 15 poetry collections and several prose works, in which he praises love, peace, humanism and the Greek spirit. Honored among others, three times with the First State Prize and the Excellence in Literature from the Academy of Athens he died in Athens in 1991.