Germanos Nikolaos was born in 1864 in Polygyros, Halkidiki and died in Athens in 1935. He studied Zoology in Greece and Germany and was the founder of the first zoo in Athens (1916). He taught Natural History in Athens and was elected Member of Parliament for Thessaloniki in 1915. In 1925 he founded the Thessaloniki International Fair and from its foundation until his death he was its general manager. He left a remarkable writing work on topics of his science.