Lykourgos Logothetis – the hero of Samos
He was born in 1772 at Karlovasi by the name George Paplomatas. He studied at Porphyries’ School and went on with his studies in Istanbul, and also studied medicine in Bucharest. In Moldovlachia he served as secretary to Ypsilantis , received the honorary title of ‘Logothetis’ , was initiated in “Philiki Eteria” and took up leading authorities in the Revolution. Between 1822 and 1826 he fought back the Turks numerous times. He left the island in 1834 and return to the liberated Greece as a colonel. He died in Athens in 1850.