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General Jacques (Platon) Negroponte[1, 2]

Male 1864 - 1938  (73 years)


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  • Name Jacques (Platon) Negroponte 
    Title General  
    Born 29 Jul 1864  boulevard Longchamp 2, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jul 1938  9 Zalokosta St, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOD according to death certificate; Argenti says 15 Jul 1938.
    Notes 
    • Occupation: General in the Greek Army.
    • Grand Officer of the Order of The Saviour.
    • 1871 England census [West Derby]: household at 'The Ferns,' Oak Hill Park, Liverpool, was headed by Constantine Negroponte, 42, cotton broker, b. Greece; wife Angelique, 32, b. France; mother Polymnia, 70, widow, b. Greece; Paul C., 9, b. London; daughters Angelique, 8, b. Manchester, and Hypatia, 6, b. Liverpool; nephews Paul P., 8 and James P., 7, both b. France; & 4 servants. Located next to Contostavlos family's, 'Athenian Villa' and near to the Rodocanachi family's 'Hawthorn House.'
    • Residence: at DOD, 9 Zalokosta St, Athens, Greece.
    • J.P. Negreponti is included in the list: Greek presence in India between 1900-1050 from Thacker's Directory and Greek Church archives. [3]
    • Mentioned in dispatch WWI: "The 13th Division (1st Army Corps, General Negroponte).The National Defence Army Corps is holding a portion of the line west of Lake Doiran..." [4]
    • Jacques Negroponte, Bréhat [Côtes-d'Armor, France], is listed as a new member, 100 shares, Annales du sauvetage maritime (Paris), Jul-Dec 1927.
    • He may be the man referred to in the French press: Colonel Negropontis with 30 officers and 200 men quit the service of the government and arrived in Salonika where Eleftherios Venizelos had set up a rival government, Le XIXe siècle (Paris), 12 Oct 1916, p. 1. He was afterwards named chef d'etat-major, Le Gaulois, 4 Jul 1917, p. 2.
    • The baron de Braam was sentenced to six months in prison for passing a packet of cocaine to M. Jacques Negropontin (sic) in a hotel of the Champs-Elysees. La Grimace. Satirique, politique, littéraire [Paris], 20 May 1917, p. 3.
    • Jacques Negroponte: 83 avenue Malakoff (1901-2); 91 boulevard de Versailles, Saint-Cloud (1926); 25 avenue des Champs-Elysees (1927-29), Annuaire des grands cercles (Paris).
    Person ID I592  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2015 

    Father Platon (Paul) Negroponte,   b. 26 Jun 1834, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1907, San Remo, Liguria, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Marouko (Iakobos) Ralli,   b. Abt 22 Mar 1833, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Nov 1866, Cannes, Alpes Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1862  Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucie (Constantine) Paparigopoulos,   b. 03 Oct 1873, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1953, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1873  Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Constantine (Jacques) Negroponte,   b. 14 Jul 1897, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jul 1864 - boulevard Longchamp 2, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Oct 1873 - Athens, Attica, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jul 1938 - 9 Zalokosta St, Athens, Attica, Greece Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    boulevard Longchamp 2, Marseille, France
    boulevard Longchamp 2, Marseille, France
    where the Platon-Marouko Negroponte family lived and their two sons were born; photo 2009

    Documents
    Jacques (Platon) Negroponte birth certificate
    Jacques (Platon) Negroponte birth certificate
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, <i>Chios through the Ages</i> (Athens, 1937)
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, Chios through the Ages (Athens, 1937)
    Jacob Negroponte is mentioned on page 67.
    Jacob Negroponte 1938 death certificate
    Jacob Negroponte 1938 death certificate
    English translation by George Agelastos
    1920 Athens directory
    1920 Athens directory
    It lists I. Negreponte, General (of the Army), 2 Kifissias St.
    1921 Athens directory
    1921 Athens directory
    I. Negroponte is listed

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Negroponte family tree, number 209.

    2. [S49] Χίος και Χίοι διά μέσου των αιώνων, Χρυσοβελόνης, Φίλιππος Λ [Philip L. Chryssoveloni], (digital document, originally published Athens,1937), 67.

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

    4. [S73] UK National Archives.
      Greek Army. Despatch No. 8 from General Fairholme, Military Attache, Athens; CAB 24/53


  

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