THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY
Retired admiral, Greek Navy; M.D. Founder (1923), presient (1923 to present), Hellenic Society for Psychical Research. B. May 20, 1875, Athens, Greece. Commander, Order of King George; holder of the Goldn Cross and many other military decorations.
Admiral Tanagras is a corresponding member of the Society for Psychical Research, London, and of many other European psychical research societies. He was organizer in 1930 of the Fourth International Congress of Psychical Research in Athens, during which he worked closely with Professor Hans Driesch and Sir Oliver Lodge (qq.v.). He has conducted long distance experiments in telepathy with the late Renè Warcollier (q.v.) of France, with Dr. Gardner Murphy (q.v.) of the United States, and with representatives of Italian and British psychic research socieities, and has studied the phenomena of psychometry in Athens and with subjects throughout Greece.
Author of several books on parapsychological subjects, including Destiny and Chance (1934), Admiral Tanagras has also written a number of volumes on Greek history and lengend, many of which have been translated into French an German. Through the years he has been a frequent contributor to such periodicals as Revue Mètapsychique, Zeitschrift f&$252r Parapsychologie, and Metapsichica. For many years he was editor of and contributor to Psychic Research, a magazine published by the Hellenic Society for Psychical Research. Residence: Aristotelous Street, 67, Athens, Greece.
Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications