Birth: 1804, Phanar, Constantinople
Death: 16 Jun 1880, Athens, Greece
Sent to Chios to study where we was caught up in the 1822 massacres and sold into slavery in Asia Minor. Escaped and took protection with his kinsman Greek president Alexander Mavrocordato.
Studied physics and maths at the Lycée de France and at the Sorbonne. Became professor of mathematics at the new University of Athens (Grrece) until 1845.
FatherAlexander (Theodorus) Negri (1784-1856)
Mother Eleni (Constantine) Ypsilanti (1787-1837)