George Pol Georghiou
(1901 - 1972)
George Pol Georghiou was active/lived in Greece, Cyprus. George Georghiou is known for painting.
Biography George Pol Georghiou
George Pol Georgiou was born on the 22nd September 1901 in Famagusta, Cyprus. He was educated at the Pancyprian Gymnasium, Nicosia. On the death of his father, when he was 17, he was sent to study law at Middle Temple, London and returned after 13 years to take his place in his father's cotton business and look after his shipping agencies and other enterprises. His education in Western Europe had been extensive and various. By 40 he had given up all other work and was a full time, self-taught painter, working with oils on wood. He had a short working life of only 25 years but that time covered Second World War, the Establishment of the State of Israel, the E.O.K.A. uprising which led to the end of empire in Cyprus and the emergence of
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