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George Touzenis-Bendeck, French director. Decorated knight Ordre St. Mark Alexandria (Greece), knight Order of Jerusalem (Greece), Cross 1st class -order George I, Greece, chevalier Ordre Arts et Letters (France), King's Messenger Royal Greek Household (Greece).

Background

Touzenis-Bendeck, George was born on May 18, 1947 in Athens, Greece. Son of Konstantin and Julia (Bendeck) Touzenis.

Education

Diploma in fine arts, Ecole National Supervisor Beaux Arts, Paris, 1974.

Career

Honorary attaché Royal Greek Embassy, Copenhagen, 1969-1972. Professor Academy Fine Arts, St. Etienne, France, 1974-1979, rector Nantes, France, 1979-1987, Marseilles, France, 1987-1990. Inspector general Minister Culture, Paris, 1990-1993.

Director Manufacture National de Sevres, 1993—2003. Trustee International Festival Arles, France, 1990-1993, Center National des Arts, Paris, 1995-2003. Member High Committee Art Education, Paris, since 1992.

Consultant International Media Communications, London, 1994-2001. Director French Institute, Vienna, 2003. Counselor French Embassy, Vienna, 2004.

Works

Membership

Lieutenant Royal Greek Army, 1967-1969. Member Royal Heraldry Society, French Porcelain Society, International Churchill Society, Academy de Versailles, Society Histoire de l'Art Francais, Society Histoire Diplomatique, Athenaeum Club, Beefsteak Club London, Traveller's Club (Paris), Jockey Club Vienna.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting prints and objects, bibliophile, travel, cooking.

Connections

father:
Konstantin Touzenis

mother:
Julia (Bendeck) Touzenis