Honorary Members

The Corfu Reading Society’s Articles of Association stipulates that the Society may bestow Honorary Membership upon men and women that have substantially contributed to the promotion of the Society’s objects.

On exceptional cases, personalities who play a major role in supporting and assisting the progress of the Society are bestowed the title of Honorary Founder.

Moreover, the General Meeting of the Founders, in the last fifty years, has bestowed Honorary Chairmanship to former Chairmen of the BoD for their invaluable services to the Society.

The sole exception of a personality not being a member of the Corfu Reading Society, who was named Honorary Chairman, was His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I, on His visit to the Reading Society on 11 December 2014.

The Honorary Chairmen, Founders, and Members of the Corfu Reading Society from 1968 to the present day, are the following:

HONORARY CHAIRMEN

  1. Spyros St. Voulgaris (1963-1968),
  2. Pericles Karydis (1987-1997),
  3. Andreas Paipetis (2002-2005).
  4. His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I (2014)

HONORARY FOUNDERS

1. Spyros I. Theotokis 1969
2. Georgios I. Rallis 1975
3. Maria Kapodistria – Desylla 1980


HONORARY MEMBERS

1. Spyridon Vovolinis 1968
2. Georgios Veltsos 1968
3. Konstantinos Vovolinis 1968
4. R. Hibon 1968
5. Evangelos Moutsopoulos 1968
6. Panagiotis Vokotopoulos 1970
7. Gerasimos Salvanos 1970
8. Spyridon Samartzis 1970
9. Christos Solomonidis 1970
10. René Régis de Coniac 1971
11. Despoina Mazaraki 1972
12. Iosif Bessos 1972
13. Filippos Falbos 1972
14. Konstantinos Cheimarios 1972
15. Nikolaos Kaisaris 1972
16. Alexandros Politis 1972
17. Georgios Ralph 1972
18. Charalambos Teknopoulos 1973
19. Pavlos Palaiologos 1974
20. Ch. Lambrinos 1974
21. Archbishop Iakovos of America 1975
22. Spyros Pagiatakis 1977
23. Spyros Plaskovitis 1977
24. Georgios Logaras 1978
25. Tonis Spiteris 1978
26. Theodoros Stefanidis 1978
27. K. Th. Demaras 1979
28. Ioannis Georgakis 1979
29. Nikolaos Kanavariotis 1979
30. Georgios Zavitsianos 1980
31. Nikos Chatzikyriakos-Gkikas 1980
32. Giangos Siotis 1980
33. Aliki Giotopoulou-Sicilianou 1980
34. Spyros Kollas 1980
35. Spyros Kalogeropoulos-Stratis 1980
36. Karolos Arliotis 1981
37. Efthymios Christodoulou 1981
38. Emmanouel Kasdaglis 1981
39. Nikolaos L. Kogevinas 1981
40. Niki Goulandris 1981
41. Angelos Goulandris 1981
42. Nikolaos Vlassopoulos 1981
43. Ioannis Vlassopoulos 1981
44. Tryfon Kedros 1981
45. Georgios Chatzantonakis 1981
46. Georgios Lemos 1981
47. Ioannis Chatzipateras 1981
48. Laurence Durrell 1981
49. Konstantinos Vlassopoulos 1983
50. Panos Kallinikos 1983
51. Dora Iliopoulou-Rogan 1983
52. Melina Merkouri 1983
53. Ioannis Koutsocheras 1983
54. Alekos Moustakis 1983
55. Spyros Tsilimbaris 1984
56. Filoktimon Paramythiotis 1984
57. Stefanos Fakiolas 1984
58. Elvira Skevofylaka 1984
59. Georgios Panagiotakopoulos 1984
60. Konstantinos Lyras 1984
61. Georgios Leventis 1984
62. Valentina Theotoki 1984
63. Alberta Diamantopoulou 1984
64. Theocharis Georgiou 1984
65. Alkiviadis Giannousis 1984
66. Nikolaos Ventouras 1984
67. Arsenios Androutselis 1984
68. John Wittaker 1985
69. Nikos and Eleni Zervos 1985
70. Ioannis Karathanos 1985
71. Achilleas Exarchos 1985
72. George David 1985
73. P. de Broche des Combes 1985
74. Konstantinos Drakopoulos 1999
75. Spyro Flamburiari 1999
76. Apostolos Alamanis 1998
77. Thanasis Laskaridis 1998
78. Alexandra Vovolini 1998
79. Georgios Drys 1998
80. Emmanouel Kriaras 2004
81. John Derek 2004
82. Anastasios-Ioannis Metaxas 2016
83. Nikolaos (Nikias) Lountzis 2016
84. Georgios Leontsinis 2016
85. Nikolaos Agathos 2019
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