Full name: Sokratis Lagoudakis
Original name: Î£ÏÎºÏÎ¬ÏÎ·Ï ÎÎ±Î³Î¿Ï Î´Î¬ÎºÎ·Ï
Born: 1861 in [unknown], Kriti, Greece
Died: June 3, 1944 in Alexandria, Al-Iskanderiya, Egypt
Lagoudakis, who fought in the Cretan Revolution of 1889, was a medic in the 1897 Greco-Turkish war. He later went to Egypt to combat leprosy, and infected himself with the desease in order to study it better. He became known as "the man who never shook hands", and eventually died of the disease he tried to cure but only at the age of 82.
Personal Best: Mar â unknown.
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