Tanagras, Angelos (1875-ca. 1970)

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Tanagras, Angelos (1875-ca. 1970)

An admiral in the Greek Navy who took an active interest in parapsychology. He was born on May 20, 1875, in Athens, Greece. Through his life he authored a number of books on Greek history and legends.

As a young man he became a corresponding member of the Society for Psychical Research, London, as well as various European psychical research societies. He founded and served as the first president (1923 on) of the Hellenic Society for Psychical Research; he edited and contributed to the society's journal, Psychic Research. Tanagras organized the Fourth International Congress of Psychic Research in Athens during 1930, when he worked closely with Hans Driesch and Sir Oliver Lodge.

Tanagras took part in experiments in long distance telepathy, collaborating with Rene Warcollier in France and Gardner Murphy in the United States, as well as experimenters in Italian and British psychic research societies. He studied psychometry in Greece, and contributed various articles on parapsychological subjects to different psychical research journals and one book.


Tanagras, Angelos. Destiny and Chance. N.p., 1934.