Kevin Andrews

Historian, Author

1924 – 1989

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Who was Kevin Andrews?

Kevin Andrews was a philhellene, writer and archaeologist. He was born in Peking, China; second son of Yvette Borup, wife of Roy Chapman Andrews, the American explorer, who however was probably not Kevin's father. Born a U.S. citizen, he became a citizen of Greece in 1975. He was schooled in England at Stowe, where he learned classical Greek. He served for three years in World War II as a private in the US Army seeing action in Italy. After graduating from Harvard in 1947 he entered for a travelling fellowship in Athens, and his future life in Greece was decided by chance when he was successful; as he said "the award ... was fortuitous since no one else applied for it, and is relevant only as the reason why I went to Greece in the first place.".

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Born
Jan 20, 1924
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Harvard University
Died
Sep 1, 1989

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on July 23, 2013

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