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MELAS, Michael Constantine (1902 - 1967), Grand Cross of Order of George I (Greece); Greek Ambassador in London, 1962–64

CROSFIELD, Domini (died 1963), Golden Cross of the Order of George I (Greece); Commander of the Order of the Phoenix (Greece); Diploma of Commander of Order of Welfare (Greece)

SEFERIADES, George (died 1971), Ambassador (Greece); Poet (pen-name George Seferis); Grand Cross Order of Phœnix; Ambassador of Greece to the Court of St James’s, June 1957–August 1962

KYPRIANOU, Spyros (1932 - 2002), Grand Cross of the Order of George I of Greece, 1962; Grand Cross, Order of the Saviour, Greece, 1983; President of the Republic of Cyprus, 1977–88; President: Democratic Party of Cyprus, since 1976; House of Representatives, since 1996


SIMPSON, John Hope (1868 - 1961), Grand Cross of the Order of the Phœnix (Greece), 1930; Order of the Brilliant Jade (China), 1936

CODRINGTON, Alfred Edward (1854 - 1945), Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour; Knight Grand Cross of the Redeemer of Greece

SOROKOS, John A. (1917 - 1999), Greek Gold Medal for Gallantry (3 times); Greek Military Cross (twice); Medal for Distinguished Services (3 times); Silver and Gold Cross (with swords) of Order of George I; Comdr, Order of George I and Order of Phoenix; Military Medal of Merit (1st Class); Ambassador of Greece to the United States of America, 1972–74

Baden-Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth (1857 - 1941), Chevalier Order of Christ of Portugal; Grand Cross Alfonso XII; Grand Cross Order of Dannebrog; Order of Merit Chile; Grand Cross of the Order of the Redeemer of Greece; Order of the Crown of Belgium; Cross of Commander of Legion of Honour; Knight of Grace, St John Order; Order of Polonia Restituta (Poland); 1st Class Order of Merit (Hungary); Order of White Lion (Czecho-Slovakia); Order of Phoenix (Greece); Grand Cross Order of Merit (Austria); Grand Cross of Gediminus (Lithuania); Grand Cross of Orange of Nassau (Holland); Grand Cross of Order of the Sword (Sweden); Grand Cross of Three Stars (Latvia)

ITURBI, José (1895 - 1980), Grand Cross of Alphonso X the Wise, 1947; Grand Cross of Isabel the Catholic, 1975; Gold Medal of Labor, Spain, 1968; Commandeur, Légion d-Honneur, 1976; Companion, Order of St Michael (Greece); Order of St George (Greece); Concert Pianist, Conductor, Composer

Review: Constantine and Christendom. The Oration to the Saints. The Greek and Latin Accounts of the Discovery of the Cross. The Edict of Constantine to Pope Silvester.

NIARCHOS, Stavros Spyros (1909 - 1996), Grand Cross of Order of the Phœnix (Greece), 1957; Commander of Order of George I (Greece), 1954; Commander of Order of St George and St Constantine (Greece), 1964; Head of Niarchos Group of Shipping Companies which controlled over 5.75 million tons of shipping (operational and building)


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A cross with all four arms of equal length, as a type of central plan it was frequently used in Early Christian churches and can be found in the later Byzantine empire down to the 14th century.

Subjects: Art.

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