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ELITSAVET KASTRITSIOU

Elitsavet Kastritsiou together with Theagenis Harisis and Marigo Karanikola founded the first Greek Girl’s School in Thessaloniki in 1845. She was a pioneer of feminism and with her legacies she maintained three girls’ schools, a textile school and a hospital in Ioannina, a girls’ school, a boys’ high school and many charitable institutions in Thessaloniki.

Information from the book by Aristides Kesopoulos “THE NAME OF THE ROADS OF THESSALONIKI”, MALLIARIS – PAIDEIA SA publications.

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