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Stelios Prince Castanos De' Medici

Stelios Prince Castanos De' Medici, Greek church dignitary, diplomat, educator. Decorated Commander Order of St. Mark (Greece); grand cross Order of St. Stephen; bailiff grand cross Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta.


  • Medici, Stelios Prince Castanos De' was born on April 18, 1927 in Athens, Greece. Son of Anthony and Mary (Vrachnos) de'M.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Athens College, 1945. Certified in Administrative Law, University Lausanne, 1948, Licence in Political Science, 1949, Doctor in Political Science, 1953. Counsellor, Greek Delaware to General Assembly United Nations, 1951-1952.

      Counsellor, then charge de mission International Bureaus Intellectual Property, Geneva and Bern, Switzerland, 1953-1959. Professor University Strasbourg (France), 1956-1966. Grand referendary Holy Apostolic and Ecumenical See, Paris, since 1967.

      Staff Syntheses magazine, Brussels, 1964-1966. Member Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paris, since 1964.


    • Professor University Strasbourg (France), 1956-1966.


    • Author: Reponse a Heidegger sur L'Humanisme, 1966. Athenagoras Ier, 1968. Introduction to Holocracy, 1977.

      Note sur Odysseus Elytis, 1979.


    Served with infantry Greek Army, 1949-1951. Member International Union of Christian Knighthood (honors committee), International Academy Lutece (honorary), American Academy Political and Social Science, Society for Comparative Legislation, Hellenic Institute of International and Foreign Law (correspondent).


    • Married Hebe Mary Deirmendjoglou, August 15, 1956.
    • father: Anthony Medici
    • mother: Mary (Vrachnos) Medici
    • spouse: Hebe Mary Deirmendjoglou
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    Born April 18, 1927