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George (Zannis) Coronio[1]

Male 1831 - 1895  (63 years)


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  • Name George (Zannis) Coronio 
    Born 16 Oct 1831  Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 08 Aug 1895  avenue Victor Hugo 54, Paris 16ème, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Estate valued at £1962 10s. administered to his widow. [2]
    Notes 
    • Occupation: banker
    • Residence: DOD, avenue Victor Hugo 54, Paris 16e, France.
    • The 1860 Census for Ermoupolis, Syros, reports a household consisting of Zannis Z. Coronio, 65, parent, merchant; his wife, Despina, 57; sons Zorzis, 30, unmarried, merchant; Epaminondas, unmarried, 25, commercial clerk; daughter Aspasia, 19, unmarried. [3]
    • Georges Coronio, 66 rue de Monceau, Paris, was a donating member, from 1884, Association for the Encouragement of Greek Studies, Paris, France. [4]
    • G. Koronios entered Constantinople banking in Dec 1867 as partner in the financial brokerage house 'Syngros, Koronios and Partners,' which later became Société Ottoman de Change et de Valeurs. [5]
    • According to the eyewitness chevalier Edouard Graziani, recounting in 1922, the first game of bridge was played at Buyukdere, Turkey in August 1873 at the Villa Coronio. The players were himself and "M. Serghiadi, a financier of Romanian origin...M. Georges Coronio, director of the Bank of Constantinople; M. Eustache Eugenidi." Gwen Morgan, "So That's Why...We Play Bridge, Chicago Tribune, 6 Nov 1966, p b2. [In fact, the first bridge game in Constantinople, winter 1873, involved English players; see website of Philippe Bodard, historian of the game of bridge.]
    • George Coronio is among the 15 bankers who signed an agreement with the Ottoman government in Nov 1879 to ensure sufficient capital, A. Du Velay, Essai sur l'histoire financière de la Turquie : depuis le règne du sultan Mahmoud II jusqu'à nos jours, Paris, 1903, p. 400.
    Person ID I1303  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2018 

    Father Zannis (Zorzis) Coronio,   b. 1794, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Apr 1884, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Despina (Theodore) Negroponte,   b. 1808, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 01 Sep 1855  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marietta (Nicolas) Sevastopoulos,   b. 28 Oct 1842, Trieste, Italy/Austria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1924, 60 Avenue du Bois de Boulogne, Paris 16ème, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1871  Trieste, Italy/Austria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 17 Dec 1871 according to The Pall Mall Gazette[London], 20 Dec 1871.
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F1281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Oct 1831 - Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Dec 1871 - Trieste, Italy/Austria Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 08 Aug 1895 - avenue Victor Hugo 54, Paris 16ème, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    54 avenue Victor Hugo, Paris 16e, France
    54 avenue Victor Hugo, Paris 16e, France
    photo 2009
    54 avenue Victor Hugo, Paris 16e, France
    54 avenue Victor Hugo, Paris 16e, France

    Documents
    Georges Coronio death notice
    Georges Coronio death notice
    Civil registration records, Paris, France
    George Coronio 1895 Probate
    George Coronio 1895 Probate
    Georges Coronio 1895 death certificate
    Georges Coronio 1895 death certificate
    courtesy Philippe Bodard, historian of the game of bridge.

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      family #1955, year 1860, individuals 7077/7079/7080, census of Syros

    2. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    3. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).

    4. [S62] Revue des études grecques Vol 7 (1892), Association for the Encouragement of Greek Studies, (Paris), LXII; LXXII.

    5. [S65] Ethnic Minority Groups in International Banking, Ioanna Pepelasis Minoglou, (AthensUniversity of Economics n.d. retrieved 2010).


  

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