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Constantine (Georges) Rodocanachi

Male 1908 - 1981  (73 years)


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  • Name Constantine (Georges) Rodocanachi 
    Nickname Kostia 
    Born 02 Apr 1908  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 08 Sep 1981  Geneva, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Residence: The Overflow, Basil Street, Knightsbridge, London, England; Vence, France; Geneva, Switzerland.
    • Occupation: Cotton merchant with major interests in Egypt. After the Nasser régime had nationalised the cotton industry in Egypt, he traded for some time in Japan and then divided his time between his homes in Vence, Geneva and London (Christopher Long).
    • Travel, New York City arrivals: Constantin Rodocanachi, 40, French citizen, 20 Aug 1948, on TWA from Shannon, Ireland, staying at the Plaza Hotel; 13 Dec 1948 from Cairo on TWA; 19 Oct 1951 from London on BOAC, with J. Laurence & Co., 60 Beaver St, NYC; 27 Aug 1953 from Paris on TWA; 10 Aug 1953 from Shannon, Ireland on KLM; 13 Jun 1954 from London on TWA; 19 Aug 1955 from Paris on Air France.
    • C. Rodocanachi is included in the list: Greek presence in India between 1900-1050 from Thacker's Directory and Greek Church archives. [1]
    Person ID I388  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2010 

    Father Georges (Constantine) Rodocanachi,   b. 27 Feb 1876, Sefton House, Sefton Park, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944, Buchenvald Concentration Camp, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Fanny Marie Nathalie (Ernest) Vlasto,   b. 28 Nov 1884, Boulevard Haussmann 69, Paris 8ème, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1959, St. Mary's Hospital, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1907  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Church records say 9 Jun 1907; Witnesses/Sponsors: Fanny Zarifi & I.M. Zarifi; K. Pagonis presiding; entry 254. Argenti says 22 Jun 1907, London. Paddington Registrar’s office says 20 Jun 1907 (Christopher Long). [2]
    Family ID F159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Domina (Emmanuel) Zervoudachi,   b. 19 Nov 1910, Oggebbio, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Jul 1935  Oggebbio, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The signing of the marriage certificate apparently took place at the Consulat General of France, in Alexandria, 22 Jun 1935.
    • The wedding was at Oggebbio VB, Italy, on 18 Jul 1935, performed by the Rev. Archimandrite Valiades of the Greek Orthodox Chrchof Lausanne, Switzerland (The Times [London] 19 Jul 1935).
    • Engagement (announcement at Alexandria, Egypt) notice appeared in The Times (London) 20 Apr 1935.
    Divorced 02 Jul 1954  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Georges Paul (Constantine) Rodocanachi,   b. 22 Jan 1937, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 2013, [Switzerland] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Documents
    Rodocanachi-Zervudachi marriage
    Rodocanachi-Zervudachi marriage
    As reported in Journal des débats politiques et littéraires [Paris], 21 Jul 1935, p. 2.
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Francoise Odette Fergusson 
    Married 17 Jun 1961  Geneva, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2008 
    Family ID F1309  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 02 Apr 1908 - Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jul 1935 - Oggebbio, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - 02 Jul 1954 - Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jun 1961 - Geneva, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 08 Sep 1981 - Geneva, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Constantine (Georges) Rodocanachi
    Constantine (Georges) Rodocanachi
    Third cousins at play: <a href='http://agelastos.com/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I388&tree=agelasto'>Constantine Rodocanachi</a> and <a href='http://agelastos.com/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I187&tree=agelasto'>Fanette Zarifi</a>.
    Third cousins at play: Constantine Rodocanachi and Fanette Zarifi.
    © Christopher Long: ChristopherLong.co.uk.
    Third cousins at more play
    Third cousins at more play
    © Christopher Long: ChristopherLong.co.uk.
    Fanny Zarifi and Kostia Rodocanicha at <a href='http://htt.herefordshire.gov.uk/smrSearch/Monuments/Monument_Item.aspx?ID=7538'>Saltmarsh Castle</a>, 1911
    Fanny Zarifi and Kostia Rodocanicha at Saltmarsh Castle, 1911
    © Christopher Long: ChristopherLong.co.uk.
    Playmate cousins, <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheringham'>Sheringham</a>, Norfolk, England 1913
    Playmate cousins, Sheringham, Norfolk, England 1913
    Constantine Demetriadi, Fanny Zarifi, Helen Zarifi and Kostia Rodocanachi
    Sheringham 1913 holiday
    Sheringham 1913 holiday
    Constantine Demetriadi, Argine Mitaranga, Helene Zarifi, Kostia Rodocanachi and Fanny Zarifi; © Christopher Long: ChristopherLong.co.uk.

    Documents
    Constantine Rodocanachi birth certificate
    Constantine Rodocanachi birth certificate

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] A Chronicle of the Greeks in India: 1750-1950, Dione Marcos-Dodis, (Dodoni Publications, Athens, 2002; ISBN 960-385-160-4).

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Sep 1983.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]


  

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