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Stelios Prince Castanos De' Medici

diplomat , educator , church dignitary

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.


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.

Anthony Medici

Mary (Vrachnos) Medici

Hebe Mary Deirmendjoglou